Brad Forrider

Financial Advisor

Professional Story

Insurance Strategies, Financial Planning ® , Investment Strategies (Reg. Reps Only)


Born in Ohio, Brad grew up in the western United States where his parents labored as missionaries to Native Americans. He enlisted in the US Air Force after graduating high school to learn aircraft mechanical systems maintenance. For most of his time in the Air Force he was stationed in the Philippines. After graduating summa cum laude from LeTourneau University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration he moved back to his home state of Ohio. He held several positions and started a business before, in 2004, entering the financial services industry where he quickly discovered his passion for helping individuals, families and businesses achieve their financial goals. After successful careers at both American National and Edward Jones, Brad Joined MassMutual Pittsburgh in 2021, working out of the Boardman satellite office. While at LeTourneau University, he reenlisted in the US Air Force Reserve in order to continue his commitment to patriotically serving his fellow citizens. He continued that commitment for a total of over 37 years of service with numerous days of training, travel, exercises and deployments, rising in both rank and responsibility until he had attained the rank of Major and then finally retiring in 2020.

As an Investment Advisor Representative, Brad works closely with individuals to first understand their current and future needs. Using a client focused approach, he provides total financial needs analysis through a team of experienced financial professionals with detailed knowledge in advisory services, retirement planning, estate strategies, employee retention and benefits, executive benefits, and business continuation strategies. Brad’s areas of focus include family and business financial planning, as well as, insurance, income and retirement planning.

Outside of his business, Brad stays active in the community with his involvement in several veteran’s organizations, his church, and being on the boards or committees of non-profit organizations. In his spare time, he likes to work around his property, travel with his family, keep up with current events, walk, run, bicycle and play disc golf.   Brad has 3 grown and married sons, and one granddaughter. He resides in Columbiana County, OH with his wife, Cheryl, RN.

Local firms are sales offices of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), Springfield, MA 01111-0001 and are not subsidiaries of MassMutual or its affiliated companies. Brad Forrider is a registered representative of and offers securities and investment advisory services through MML Investors Services, LLC. Member SIPC. Supervisory Office: Six PPG Place, Suite 600, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, Phone: 412-562-1600.CA Insurance License No.  0L49309


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