Howard Brodsky is a world leader of co-operatives and a prolific American entrepreneur. He is the Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of CCA Global Partners, one of the largest Cooperatives in the United States with sales of over 10 billion.
A pioneer of the cooperative business model, Brodsky dedicated his career to helping entrepreneurs build successful businesses by providing the scale and resources they needed to compete. CCA Global Partners has more than 2800 retail locations, services 20,000 childcare centers, 2,000 nonprofits, and services over 1,000,000 independent family businesses.
Brodsky was awarded the 2019 Global Leadership Award by the World Affairs Council, inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame, Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame, World Floor Covering Industry Hall of Fame, and awarded New Hampshire Business Leader of the Year.
Brodsky is the Founder and Chairman of the Cooperatives for a Better World, a worldwide non-profit, which aims to scale the global cooperative movement. Brodsky serves on the Board of Directors for SolutionHealth, Southern New Hampshire University, National Cooperative Business Association, and Chairman of the Better Business Bureau.
Brodsky is a published author and can be seen as part of the highly-selective TEDx talk series.