Brad Haudan


Brad leads Root’s competency center, which focuses on large-scale change initiatives, and he also oversees Root’s account management team focused on client delivery and account growth. He helps C-suite executives align on and deploy their corporate strategy via a facilitated 8-step process and Root’s core competencies.

Brad has developed deep industry expertise in the homebuilding and building materials industry, with a recent focus on healthcare providers and life sciences. Some of his long-standing clients include: Masco, Life Technologies, PPG, PulteGroup, and Convergys.

Posts by Brad Haudan

The Chief Strategy Officer of the Future

The best chief strategy officers I engage with today are not only analytically brilliant, but they are also world-class storytellers and architects of change plans to evolve culture or build new organizational capabilities.

Three Behaviors You Need in Your Inspirational Leader Toolkit

I often hear executives remark, “that person has innate leadership skills.” And they could be right – inspirational leaders are all around us…

Taming the Decision-Making Beast

Decisions. We make them all day long. What time to wake up? Which route to take to work to avoid the most traffic? Who to invite to the 2016 planning

You Never Get a Second Chance to Make a First Impression: Day 1 Merger Best Practices

Each year, the first day of school fills kids with mixed emotions. Some are excited for a new year, new friends, and new adventures.

Corporate Strategy Execution: The Five Fundamental Truths

Corporate Strategy Execution is important, fast, and difficult. Get a head start on your next strategy roll-out with these Five Fundamental Truths.

Your Integration Insurance Policy

During an integration, time is of the essence. With every day that goes by, the cost synergies that formed the rationale for the integration dissolve as a

Five Fundamental Truths of Corporate Strategy Execution

What do strategy, engagement, and culture have in common? These words are frequently used in the boardrooms of companies in Fortune 500 America