General Session Speaker

Brad Anderson

Senior Vice President of Store Operations

Pilot Company

Brad leads day-to-day retail and food operations across the entire network of Pilot Company brands.

He oversees more than 670 owned and operated travel centers, 790 owned and operated restaurants across 14 brands and 670 proprietary fresh delis. His team of over 26,000 provide best-in-class experiences to over one million guests each day.

Brad focuses on operational excellence by creating a winning team member experience, delivering exceptional guest experiences and driving sales to grow Pilot Company.

Since joining the company in 2019, Brad has held several leadership roles across Operations with increasing responsibilities. His strong business and financial acumen helped him make an immediate impact on the company. Most recently, he served as Zone II Vice President of Operations before being promoted to his current role in April 2023.

Prior to joining Pilot Company, Brad spent over 18 years of his career at Brunswick Corporation, serving as President and General Manager for Sea Ray Boats. Throughout his career, he held multiple leadership roles in General Management, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Brad received his MBA from the Kellogg