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Brad Schlueter

Principal

Brad Schlueter joined the Schlueter Group after spending 12 years at Trinity Industries, a Fortune 500 industrial company with North American market leadership positions in the manufacture and lease of railcars, manufacturing of inland barges, wind towers, storage and pressure containers, transmission and distribution steel structures, highway safety products, and construction materials.

 

Since then, Brad has advocated on behalf of highly-regulated consumer products, P&C insurance, Healthcare insurance, water utilities, gaming, public employee pension funds, staffing agencies, medical waste disposal and municipalities dealing with the acute impact of unfunded state mandates.  He also focused on areas such as the Opioid epidemic, agency procurement, property tax relief, veterans’ issues, navigating political subdivisions’ regulation of small business, and the Texas Medicaid program.

 

Prior to joining the Schlueter Group, Brad led the Finance and Business Development functions for Trinity Highway Products, Trinity Highway Rentals, and Trinity Shoring Products, driving M&A opportunities, integrating acquisitions and leading organic growth initiatives. He directed the Analytics/Finance team in providing Financial Planning & Analysis and operational oversight. In overseeing all stages of the manufacturing & industrial services business cycle from ‘greenfield’ operations to plant closures to right-sizing whole businesses, Brad has experience in private enterprise and its relationship with local and state government.

 

Brad also served as a board member for Trinity’s employee Political Action Committee (TIEPAC) 2013-2017, representing Trinity at political events, meeting with state and federal legislators, and doling out PAC contributions.

 

Brad's areas of expertise include:

  • Manufacturing

  • Infrastructure

  • Transportation / DOT Vendor Procurement

  • Highway Safety Products

  • Highway Construction and Maintenance

  • Highway Construction Materials

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Equipment Rentals

  • Renewable Energy

  • Strategic Planning

  • Financial Planning & Analysis

  • New Product Development

 

Education

  • M.B.A. with a focus on Entrepreneurship - Baylor University

  • B.B.A Marketing - Baylor University