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Howard Brodsky

Howard Brodsky

Entrepreneur, Author, Co-Founder, Chairman, and Co-Chief Executive Officer, CCA Global Partners

Howard Brodsky is one of the leading entrepreneurs and cooperative leaders in America. He is the Co-Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of CCA Global Partners, one of the largest cooperatives in the United States with sales over $10 billion.

A pioneer of the cooperative business model, Brodsky continues to dedicate his career to helping entrepreneurs build successful businesses by providing the scale and resources they need to compete. The newest divisions added to the CCA Global Partners family are CCA for Social Good which services over 10,000 child care centers and 2,000 nonprofits, and BizUnite providing back room business services for over one million independent businesses.

Brodsky’s most significant accomplishment was his induction into the Cooperative Hall of Fame, established to recognize individuals and companies who make unparalleled contributions in advancement of the principles of cooperation in the United States. He has been inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame along with such notable people as Michael Dell and Starbucks’ Howard Schultz, as well as serve as a judge of the North American Entrepreneur of the Year Program and the Winning Women Program.

Most recently, Brodsky was named New Hampshire Business Leader of the Year. He is a published author and his theory on business can be seen on the highly rated TEDxtalks.

In his “spare” time, Brodsky serves his community as a justice of the peace, performing wedding ceremonies. To date, he has a perfect record in this arena; the more than two-dozen marriages he has performed all remain intact.

General Session:
"Why Co-Op Leaders Must Be ALL IN"
Firday, May 18th: 10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Trade Center | 2nd Floor