Brother Shafer serves as a consultant and principal with EAB. Brad spent nearly 25 years in Higher Education Development/Fundraising and held leadership roles beginning in 2003, culminating in internal university work as the VP of advancement at the University of Louisville in 2020. He also has experience in Development Technology Sales and Hedge Fund Business Development. He served six years in the United States Air Force Guard and was honorably discharged, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant. Brother Shafer earned his B.S. (1994) and M.Ed. (1998) degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and his J.D. from Creighton University in 2003.
Brad pledged to Nebraska Alpha in 1989, initiated in 1990, and held several offices in the chapter during his tenure. He was the first Nebraska Phi Delt in 28 years to serve as an Executive Member of the NU Interfraternity Council (1993) and was awarded the Gamma Gamma Award (Top 1% Greek Leaders) at the culmination of that term.
Brother Shafer has served as Alumni Coordinator on the Nebraska Alpha House Corporation Board since 1995 and helped lead a capital campaign that raised over $1M to renovate the chapter house and create scholarships.