John M. Bradley
Founder and Principal
John Bradley has served in leadership, consultative, and administrative roles within charitable, religious, and educational organizations. Based on that experience, he founded Broadfield Insight to help nonprofit board of directors excel.
After a number of years working as outside legal counsel for corporate clients in the United States and Europe, John returned full-time to the nonprofit sector as General Counsel of an educational and charitable organization and, subsequently, worked in the Office of General Counsel at Habitat for Humanity International. He currently teaches Advising Nonprofit Organizations in the University of Pennsylvania Law School and serves as President of the National Alumni Board for Saint Joseph’s University.
John has also overseen fundraising as an advancement director, created service and retreat programs, and managed large volunteer staffs. He brings his experience as a teacher and retreat facilitator to design processes conducive for bringing about organizational change, learning, and improvement. Due to the varied positions that John has held, he understands the importance of incorporating diverse perspectives when developing mission, structural, and strategic clarity.
John is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, magna cum laude, and Saint Joseph’s University Haub School of Business, cum laude.
The Los Angeles Times, Forbes Magazine, Philadelphia Inquirer, Devex, Kaiser Health News, and other major news outlets have sought John's guidance when investigating issues pertaining to nonprofit governance and oversight. His work has been published by the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, NBC News THINK, and The Bencher, among other publications. He regularly gives presentations on nonprofit governance, law, and ethics to nonprofit leaders and professional groups.