After graduating from the University of Cincinnati and going on to earn a medical degree, he established a private practice in Cincinnati and has been treating patients in Southwest Ohio for over 24 years.
In 1998, seeing signs of freedom being threatened, Wenstrup accepted an officer’s commission with the U.S. Army Reserve, serving in the Medical Service Corps. In 2005, he deployed for a year of active duty in Iraq where he served as a Combat Surgeon with the 344th Combat Support Hospital. For his service and actions in Iraq, Wenstrup was awarded the Bronze Star and Combat Action Badge. Wenstrup continues his service in the U.S. Army Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Following his deployment to Iraq, Wenstrup saw a need for strong leadership in Cincinnati. In 2009, Wenstrup built a strong grassroots coalition and ran for Mayor of Cincinnati. Since 2009, Wenstrup has continued actively supporting the war against terror and reducing the size of government while opposing legislation such as Obamacare.
Being involved in the community has always been important to Wenstrup. He volunteered for 14 years as part of the Big Brothers/ Big Sisters organization. Additionally, he is currently a Board Member of Boys Hope/ Girls Hope, member of the Cincinnati Rotary, and the Founder and President of Thank America First Foundation.
Brad and his wife Monica live in Hamilton County.