Attorney and President of the law firm of Ruder Ware, LLSC in Wausau and Eau Claire.
Member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents since 2003. Board of Regents President 2007-2009 and currently chairs the Board’s Research, Economic Development and Innovation Committee.
Worked for the University of Wisconsin System as a budget analyst and assistant to the UW System senior vice president.
Graduate of UW-Madison (1972) where he received his law degree (1977).
Married to Justice Ann Walsh Bradley, Wisconsin Supreme Court.