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Distinguished Alumni

Donald Brady

bradyDonald Brady is chairman and CEO of the company he started in 1962. Brady Trane Services, which has since grown significantly, provides commercial heating and cooling services and water treatment programs throughout the Greensboro, NC, area.

Brady, who earned his BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Rochester in 1955, is very active in civic service and on North Carolina and Greensboro area boards. 

In 2005, he delivered the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Commencement address and received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. 

He is a member of the Hajim School Dean's Advisory Committee, was previously a member of the Trustees' Alumni Council of the College, served as Reunion National Co-Chair in 2005, and is a member of the Arts, Sciences, and Engineering National Council. 

Brady and his wife, Mary Gay, support the Psi Upsilon Fund and have established the Don and Mary Gay Brady Scholarship Fund.  The Brady's are George Eastman Circle members. 

They reside in Greensboro, NC.

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