Leadership

Bradley Boyd, CEO

Bradley boydBradley Boyd, CEO, launched SETforMARRIAGE in April 2009 as an enterprising idea to help a close friend find someone online who was as serious about marriage as he was. With Brad’s leadership and vision, SETforMARRIAGE was able to go from a simple idea to a growing and thriving business, attracting members from all over the world.

In May of 1999, Brad joined the US Navy as an information systems technician and was stationed on board the USS John C Stennis in Coronado, California. He held several positions from managing the desktop support department of 20+ technicians to becoming a ship network administrator which consisted of a network of over 2,000 PC’s and 6,000 users.

After being honorably discharged from military service in May of 2004, Brad returned home and began working for Continental Airlines at the Houston’s Intercontinental Airport as a part-time baggage handler. Brad also concurrently attended the University of Houston and Bauer College of Business from 2006 to 2011, pursuing a degree in business management. While attending college part time and working part time, Brad pursued the vision and mission of his startup, and in 2010, Brad was invited to become a member of the Internet Dating Executive Alliance, which consists of executives from around the internet dating industry globally.

Today, through persistence, and unwavering focus, Brad has recruited additional executive level personnel, to facilitate the next level of awareness for SETforMARRIAGE. His future goals are to transfer into a more traditional corporate structure and fundamentally change the world by celebrating the importance and awesomeness of Marriage.

William W. Sherrill, Vice Chairman

William sherrillWilliam W. Sherrill has a strong background in both operations and finance. In addition to his active business interests, he teaches classes in entrepreneurship as Executive Professor at the University of Houston's C. T. Bauer College of Business and is Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at that college. He is also Adjunct Professor at the Cullen College of Engineering.

Mr. Sherrill has headed both large and small corporations. He was President of Associates Corporation of North America, a multibillion-dollar international corporation providing financial services. He was a member of Gulf and Western's Board of Directors. His smaller corporation experience includes Chairman, President, and CEO of Dasa Corporation, a multimillion-dollar telephonics and electronics company with international offices and distribution, and co-founder of the Jamaica Corporation, a development, construction, and financing group.

For seven years, Mr. Sherrill owned his own financial consulting business, assisting corporations that were structuring acquisitions, mergers, and spin-offs. He has served in both the private and government sectors of finance. He was president of a commercial bank, president of a federal credit union, and executive vice president of a savings and loan association.

In government service, Mr. Sherrill was Governor of the Federal Reserve System in Washington D.C., Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Treasurer of the City of Houston. His government administrative experience includes positions as Chief Administrative Officer of the City of Houston, Executive Assistant to the Mayor, and Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston.

At the age of fifteen, Mr. Sherrill enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served four years in World War II. He was wounded in action on Iwo Jima.

Following his service, he entered the University of Houston, where he received his BBA with honors. After graduation, he began postgraduate studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, where he received his MBA, with Distinction, in Finance and Manufacturing.

Active in civic and fraternal affairs, Mr. Sherrill served on the Officers and Executives Committee of the Boy Scouts of America and on the Board of the YMCA, and was Director and Treasurer of the University of Houston's Alumni Association. The university honored him with its Distinguished Alumnus Award only five years after graduation.

He was appointed by the Secretary of State of the United States to be Commissioner to the United Nations Commission for UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. He served a three-year term.