Brad Watkins

Head of Capital Markets


Brad heads our Capital Markets team, working with builders and developers nationwide to originate financing on the best terms available through MountainSeed’s network of over 500 banks and credit unions.

Brad Watkins joined MountainSeed after 33 years in the banking industry. He began his career with Wachovia where he spent 14 years working across multiple disciplines including, Indirect Lending, Retail and Small Business Banking, and Corporate & Investment Banking. In 2002, Brad entered the Atlanta Community Banking arena as Regional President of FLAG Bank where he was responsible for building the bank’s presence in Atlanta, prior to its sale to RBC. He later rejoined the FLAG management team at State Bank. While there he was a critical part of the Leadership of one of the most successful ‘Loss-Share’ banks to emerge from the Financial Crisis. He has held leadership positions in Credit, Commercial and Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate and Homebuilder Finance, SBA, Mortgage, Equipment Finance, and Retail Banking as a part of the Executive Management Team. Brad most recently worked as an Independent Consultant and Contractor in the Finance and Banking arena in Atlanta.