Bradley Knox is vice president and counsel of the Federal Relations division for Aflac Incorporated. Mr. Knox is responsible for providing legal, strategic, and policy advice to executive management on matters related to federal legislation and regulations which may have an impact on the company.
Prior to joining Aflac in May 2006, Brad was chief counsel to the Committee on Small Business for the U.S. House of Representatives. In this role, he was actively engaged in technology and innovation policy, international business development efforts for small and medium-sized businesses, oversight of federal agencies in procurement, and revitalization policy for the U.S. defense manufacturing base.
Prior to joining the committee, he was co-founder and CEO of DigiTech System Solutions, Inc., an information technology services company headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama. DigiTech clients included state and federal government agencies. In 2001, Mr. Knox was honored as one of the Top 40 business leaders under the age of 40 in central Alabama, and DigiTech was named one of Montgomery’s Emerging Businesses in 2002.
Brad also served as an Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) officer for 10 years. During his tenure, he was chief of civil litigation, a faculty member at the Air Force JAG School, and a reservist assigned to the Joint Task Force on Global Network Operations in Washington, DC.
Brad began his professional career with Shell Oil in Houston, TX as a computer programmer and analyst. He also became a registered life insurance agent and earned his securities license, selling both products part-time.
He is currently the Treasurer of the Hoops for Youth Foundation, a non-profit focused on educating and mentoring underprivileged youth in Washington, DC. He is also Chairman of the board of a premier aerospace engineering services firm in Columbia, MD, and serves as Vice Chair on the Regent Law Alumni Board in Virginia Beach, VA.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Oral Roberts University and a Juris Doctorate degree from Regent University.