Washington — Radio Free Asia (RFA) announced the newest addition to its leadership team, Brad Kiley, as RFA’s Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Brad brings substantial experience to provide joint oversight of RFA’s Human Resources, Finance and Technical Operations departments.
Brad is a truly exceptional individual who will help drive RFA forward as a modern, high-performance media enterprise,” said RFA President Bay Fang. “He possesses extensive experience in operations and financial management across the nonprofit and government sectors, making him an exciting addition to RFA’s leadership team. We welcome his expertise and knowledge in helping RFA carry out our ever-important mission and work.”
“It’s an honor to join RFA as its Chief Operating Officer,” said Brad Kiley. “For 25 years, RFA has empowered audiences living under authoritarian regimes by delivering independent, fact-based journalism. I’m grateful for this exciting opportunity to advance RFA’s mission by supporting its courageous journalists and staff.”
Most recently, Brad Kiley served as the COO of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, where he managed the end-to-end finances, human resources, and field operations for a $200 million, U.S.-headquartered NGO. From 2009-2013, Brad worked in the White House as the Assistant to the President for Management and Administration, a role in which he served as the President’s senior lead in directing operations for the White House Office and the Executive Office of the President (EOP) and managed the delivery of enterprise services throughout the EOP while leading and mentoring a team of 400. Brad also served as Vice President for Finance and Operations at the Center for American Progress, where he led and directed the think tank’s operations during a time of dramatic growth. Brad received his BS in Political Science from Texas Christian University
Radio Free Asia is a private, nonprofit corporation broadcasting and publishing online news, information, and commentary in 9 East Asian languages to listeners who do not have access to full and free news media. RFA’s broadcasts seek to promote the rights of freedom of opinion and expression, including the freedom to “seek, receive, and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.” RFA is funded by an annual grant from USAGM.
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