Brad Willis received his DVM from Kansas State University in 1989 after completing his BSA in Domestic Animal Biology at the University of Arkansas. He moved from Louisiana to Delaware and joined QPS, LLC, a worldwide pharmaceutical contract research organization, in August of 2002. Brad serves as their Attending Veterinarian and Manager of their Animal Resources Group and animal vivarium. Prior to joining QPS, he worked for 9 years as a Research Associate and Laboratory Manager for the Departments of Emergency Medicine, Orthopaedics and Physiology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. Brad also served as Consultant Veterinarian for Fabgennix, Inc., and served in the U.S. Army as the Officer in Charge of all 5 military (Army, Navy and Air Force) Animal Disease Prevention and Control (ADPAC) Facilities in Louisiana. Brad enjoys writing, singing, coaching little league baseball, travelling and woodworking. He and his wife Elena (a teacher in the Appoquinimink School District) have two children at MOT: Daria in 7th grade and Daniel in 4th. Brad has been active within MOT as an Odyssey of the Mind coach, Science Olympiad team coordinator and coach, and classroom presenter (animal anatomy). He and Elena have been strong proponents of the new high school for years and he’s excited to see MOT grow in this direction!