Mr. Strader is founder and CEO of the Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies (BRACE). He has deployed to 14 major disasters at the State of Florida's Emergency Operations Center and was previously CEO of the American Red Cross of Northwest Florida.
In 2017 BRACE was awarded the "Awareness to Action Award" by FEMA. In 2016 Greg was awarded the "2016 Distinguished Service Award" at the Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference. In January 2012 he was named a “Champion of Change” at a White House ceremony, and BRACE was awarded FEMA's John D. Solomon Preparedness Award.