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Management Bios

Ed Brady

Ed Brady is the President of Brady Homes Illinois with over 25 years of experience within the company. Ed is a member of local, state, and national Home Builders Associations. In 2001, he was named President of the Illinois Home Builders Association and he continues to serve on the Executive Committee for the National Association of Home Builders.  Ed is currently the Third Vice Chairman of the National Association of Home Builders.  He serves on the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago Board of Directors.  Ed resides in Bloomington with his wife Michele and their children Brittany, Cassidy, Erin Kate, and Jack.


Dean Graven

Dean has been a resident of the Springfield, Illinois area for 19 years. He has been married to his wife, Stacey, for 12 years and together they have 2 children and 6 grandchildren. As a graduate of Illinois State University Class of 1978, Dean went on to teach high school students for 5 years. After that, he became a Loan Officer at Bloomington Federal for 7 years and then a State Farm Relocation Manager for 6 years. After moving to Springfield, Dean became the Vice President of Lending at First National Bank and the Vice President at United Community. Dean began working for Brady Homes as a Project Manager and Builder/Developer in 2004 through 2009. He founded the Knob Hill Landscape Company from 2009 through 2014 and is now working for Brady Homes as a Director of Operations.


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Ed Brady of Brady Homes Illinois, elected to the National Association of Home Builders leadership.