Brad Balentine, Fredonia

Brad Balentine

Employer: Walmart
Board Member since 2016

Family:  I have a wife of 24 years Shelly, son Justin (27), daughter Shauna (31), 2 grandsons Aiden (12) and Garret (7).

Biography:  I was raised primarily in central Missouri. I have traveled quite a bit in my 36 year career with Walmart.  I have been a resident of Fredonia for 17 years and Store Manager of our local Walmart for that time.

What is something people would not expect about you?

I am trying to learn to play the guitar. Slow process for me.

 What is your favorite quote?

“I can’t accept not trying” ~ Michael Jordan

What drew you to United Way?

I had been involved at some level in several events held by UWNCC and found benefit provided to the community was personally rewarding.

What do you love about United Way?

The impact they make to so many worthwhile causes.

Additional comments

Glad to be a part of northern Chautauqua community.