About

Brad Aho in Eden Prairie City Council Chambers

Priorities

  • Continue to keep Eden Prairie a top tier city to attract residents and businesses
  • Public Safety- Strong caring Police Department, Effective Fire Department, CERT, CodeRED Emergency Notification System
  • Keep improving service delivery through efficiency and technology- Digital Cities Award
  • Stewardship of City assets and infrastructure
  • Maintain and improve water quality
  • Maintain City owned facilities sustain-ably, leading by example
  • Work with businesses and residents on planning of 4 SW LRT stations
  • Grow our business community providing high-skilled jobs
  • Maintain AAA Bond Rating
  • Most importantly- KEEP TAXES AFFORDABLE

Biography

  • Second generation American of Finnish descent
  • Grew up in Detroit, Michigan
  • Moved to MN in 1976 with family as a Senior in High School
  • University of MN Institute of Technology- Electrical Engineer-BSEE while working all through college
  • Married Bev (Hurula) 1980
  • Three children raised in Eden Prairie- worked with Band, choir, swimming, hockey, lacrosse and skiing programs
  • Worked for Medtronic, Audio Research, Control Data, Magnetic Data
  • University of MN Carlson School of Management MBA program in Information Technology
  • Started Information Technology Solutions (ITS)
  • Sold ITS to Erickson Technologies and still working there as a Technology Sales Consultant
  • Started EHR Consulting Group and worked with HCMC and others

Community Service

  • Eden Prairie City Council since 2005
  • Love EP and serving the community
  • Deliver Meals on Wheels to EP residents
  • Priority to represent residents and have missed only 2 Council meeting in 13 years
  • Chair of the I-494 Corridor Commission
    • I-494/Highway 169 interchange
    • I-494/35W interchange
    • SW LRT
  • SW Transit Vice Chairman
  • Flying Cloud Airport Joint Airport Zoning Board Chair
  • Supported Community Center Remodel, 3rd Sheet of ice- Public/Private partnerships
  • Supported Liquor Store remodel
  • Supported Art Center and Observatory
  • 20-40-15 Program

Meet Brad Aho's Family

Wife- Beverly J. Aho

Daughter- Dr. Amber (Aho) Holt and Will Holt

Son- Austin (Aho) Adesso

Daughter- Annie (Aho) Pantzke and Joshua Pantzke and daughter Afton

Beverly J Aho

Beverly J. Aho

MBA, JD

Works as an attorney at Beverly J Aho Law Firm, located here in Eden Prairie.

Dr Amber (Aho) Holt

Dr. Amber (Aho) Holt

D.O. General and Vascular Surgery

Lives in Georgia with her husband Will and works at Colquitt Regional Medical Center as a general surgeon.  Will manages the Home Depot.

Austin and Mica in Vail skiing

Austin (Aho) Adesso

Video Storyteller

Lives in Utah and works with Hormel Foods and other companies producing videos.

Annie and Josh in boat.

Annie (Aho) Pantzke

Communications Specialist

Lives in Seattle with her husband Joshua, who works for the city of Kirkland, while Annie works for Tacoma Power doing their social media and communications.  They have a daughter Afton, our first grandchild.