Swift Current, Saskatchewan , Canada
|| November 24, 1965
Mar 10, 2013 12:57am
|Info||Brad Wall was born and raised in Swift Current. He earned an honours degree in Public Administration and an advanced certificate in Political Studies from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. He also earned the Investment Funds Institute of Canada certificate.' |
Prior to being elected as an MLA, Premier Wall successfully operated two businesses. In 1991, he was hired as the Director of Business Development for the City of Swift Current. While at the City he also started a seasonal tourism business - "The Last Stand Adventure Company". In 1999, the Saskatchewan Economic Developers Association (SEDA) presented him with the Economic Developer of the Year Award (for 1998).
Prior to that, Premier Wall spent time working on Parliament Hill and as a Ministerial Assistant for the provincial government in Saskatchewan. In the late 1980s, he was a founding member and the western co-chair of the Alliance for the Future of Young Canadians -- an organization dedicated to promoting free trade.
Premier Wall has been active in his own community in service work and on a number of boards spanning local events, economic development, and health care recruitment and retention. He was also a founding board member of the Southwest Centre for Entrepreneurial Development.
Premier Wall was first elected to the Legislature as the MLA for Swift Current in 1999. He was re-elected in 2003, became Leader of the Saskatchewan Party in March of 2004, and was elected Premier of Saskatchewan in the November 2007 provincial election.
Premier Wall and his wife Tami make their home in Swift Current. They have three children, Megan, Colter and Faith.