Brad Dierlam, Human Resources Business Partner-Labor Relations with Phillips 66 will serve as United Way campaign chair for the upcoming 2017/2018campaign. He was born and raised in Victoria, Texas. After graduating from Victoria High School, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After serving 8 years, he was Honorably Discharged at the rank of Sergeant. He earned his B.S. Degree in Agricultural Communications from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Before joining Phillips 66 in 2013, he worked for Valero Energy as a Human Resources Manager with assignments in Ardmore, Oklahoma and Port Arthur, Texas. Before beginning his career in Human Resources, he was a Special Education Teacher with the Victoria Independent School District in Victoria, Texas. Dierlam is deeply committed to our community and to United Way’s mission of improving lives. Brad has a long list of volunteerism and community involvement. He has served on multiple boards in Oklahoma, such as, United Way of South Central Oklahoma, CASA, Gloria Ainsworth Child Development Center and The Children Youth and Family Services Center while he and his family lived in Ardmore. He is also a graduate of Leadership Ardmore. With the campaign fast approaching, Brad is working with United Way Executive Director, Melissa Young, to set goals and create new ideas to make this a successful campaign. As campaign chair, Brad will lead the United Way’s volunteer cabinet and campaign volunteers, who provide pledge packets to local businesses. Dierlam will serve as United Way Board President in 2018. Brad and his family relocated back to Oklahoma in May of 2015. He is married to Allison Dierlam and they have two children, Carter and Ella.