Retired Capt. Brad Rounds, who served nearly 32 years for the Hall County Sheriff’s Office, is running for Hall County’s clerk of courts.
Rounds, of Clermont, was promoted in 2016 to captain over the patrol division.
“I am proud of my time serving in the Sheriff’s Office under multiple Sheriffs,” Rounds said in a statement. “I appreciate the integrity, character and wisdom of those who have held that office. I will work to take that experience of integrity and efficiency to the clerk’s office.”
Living in Hall County for more than 35 years, Rounds and his wife Hilliary have three children and attend Highlands United Methodist Church. In his release announcing his candidacy, Rounds said he “managed an ($8 million) budget during his time in the Sheriff’s Office.
“I believe we need a Clerk of Courts with a proven record of properly managing multimillion-dollar budgets. I have the experience and leadership to do the job successfully and protect our taxpayers,” he said.
Rounds has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Reinhardt University and graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico.