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Meet Brenda

Who is Brenda Bradley?

Brenda, originally from Kentucky, moved to Florida with her family in 1974. She is a proud graduate of Vero Beach High School’s Class of 1982 — our only 4-A State Champions! Brenda resides in Sebastian with her husband, Chuck, who is the Executive Director of Camp Haven, a men's homeless transition shelter.

Why is Brenda running for Tax Collector?

  • Because Leadership Begins with Accountability, a Moral Compass & Ethics

  • Strong Administrative & Operations Background, Knowledge & Work Ethic  

  • Love for Public Service & Belief in Service Above Self 

  • Extremely Qualified for the Job

  • Because She is Not a Career Politician!

Your qualified Candidate with 42 years of experience - 
Consisting of Internal Audit, Operations, Administrative, and Executive Level Management!
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Current Employment:

For the past 6 years, she has worked at and is now the Administrator of a local Radiology/Imaging Center.

Tax Collector’s Office Positions:


14 Years of Service -

  • Chief of Staff/Director of Operations- last 5 years of service.

  • Director of Collections

  • Bankruptcy & Collections Supervisor

Banking Experience: 

22 years of Internal Audit and Operations, holding positions from Operations Manager to Regional Operations Officer


Community Organization Involvement:

  • Wreaths Across America (current)

  • Wabasso Civic League (previous)

  • ARC of Indian River (previous) 

  • Live Like Cole Foundation (previous)

Boards served on:

  • President, Rotary Club Vero Beach (current)

  • Treasurer, Roseland Women's Club (current)

  • Board member, Treasure Coast Community Health (current) 

  • Board member, Substance Awareness Center (current)

  • Board member, Live Like Cole Foundation (previous)

Volunteer Fundraising Committees:

  • Camp Haven

  • The Women’s Refuge

  • New Horizon's Mental Health Assoc. (previous)


Political Organizations:

  • Current member and Past 2nd Vice President - Republican Women Indian River RWIR

  • Past Vice President of the Professional Republican Women and Mother (PRWM)

Awards and Distinctions:

Certificate of Appreciation - 2021 & 2022

School District Indian River County

Rotarian of the Year - 2020

Rotary Club of Vero Beach


Woman of the Year Nominee - 2019 

Junior League Indian River 


Recipient of the Jeanette Becker-Riel Volunteer of the Year Award - 2018 RWIR


Certification Executive Leadership Academy-  Valencia College - 2016


Distinguished Service of Excellence Award -  Florida Tax Collector's Association - 2015


Received CFCA Certification -  2010

(Certified Florida Collector Assistant)

 Florida Department of Revenue


Certificate of Appreciation - 2010 

 Department of Revenue

  • Developed and implemented training material/program for Collections & Bankruptcy staff in all Florida Tax Collector’s offices


Served as the Records Management Liaison Officer (RMLO) with the State of Florida for the Tax Collector’s Office; responsible for all records being secured, destroyed properly and timely.  Handled all public records requests to ensure responding efficiently and promptly.

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