Braiden has a broad knowledge of employee benefits and a reputation for service, expertise and integrity. Braiden is a member of the Denver Association of Health Underwriters, where he spent four years on the Board. In 2009 he was honored with an invitation to join the Leadership Program of the Rockies offering him closer involvement with the Denver community and its most relevant issues.
Braiden spent 20 years in leadership positions for some the world’s strongest insurance carriers where he received extensive training on products, underwriting and methodologies for financial and needs analysis. Most recently Braiden was vice president for PrincipalFinancial in their Denver office. Braiden was also part of the UNUM leadership team in the Denver office for nine years. He was a consistently recognized and received multiple awards for his leadership and knowledge.
Braiden is a graduate of Texas Christian University with a degree in Business Administration. Braiden’s grandfather, Ward Darley was the president of the University of Colorado, a leading physician, and dean at the University of Colorado Medical Center. The Darley family has a long history in the state of Colorado and looks forward to continued contributions within the community.
Braiden is the proud father of two daughters. His hobbies include: reading, golf, skiing and enjoying the great outdoors of Colorado.