Howard Brodsky

Howard Brodsky

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, Co-Founder

CCA Global Partners
United States


Howard Brodsky is one of the leading entrepreneurs and cooperative leaders in America.  He is Co-Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of CCA Global Partners, one of the largest cooperatives in the United States.  CCA is comprised of 14 affiliated cooperatives. Brodsky is passionate about moving the cooperative business model forward to help bring power and equality back to local communities.

Brodsky was inducted into the Cooperative Hall of Fame which recognizes individuals and companies who make unparalleled contributions in advancement of the principles of cooperation.

One of Brodsky’s more notable accomplishments was being inducted into the Entrepreneur Hall of Fame along with such people as Michael Dell and Starbucks’ Howard Schultz.

Brodsky is Chairman of Cooperatives for a Better World, and on the Board of the National Cooperative Business Association.

He also serves as Chairman of the Better Business Bureau, serves on the Southern New Hampshire University Board of Trustees, the Board of the New Hampshire Institute of Art, and Elliot Hospital Board.

“In my opinion, the power to act of cooperatives and mutuals is... that the cooperative and mutual movement offers real answers to the questions for our collective future: How do we secure a more sustainable way of doing business? How do we address social economic inequality? How do we build a better world now?  We do it together with cooperatives and mutuals.”

CCA Global Partners

CCA Global Partners’ cooperative business model has a proven track record of empowering thousands of entrepreneurs to succeed in a marketplace that is impacted by widespread consolidation.  CCA is a cooperative of 14 cooperatives in four countries and revenue of 10 billion dollars. CCA has retail stores in floor covering, biking, skiing, lighting and also over 6000 child care centers.