Ashley is dating lance armstrong
While he was breaking down the door, she ran away (and hasn't been heard from since). To win her back from Tim, he tried winning her over.Ashley Abbott played along, flirting to make Traci jealous.Nepotism aside, Brad increased sales dramatically, and on his wedding day to Traci, John made him head of sales, replacing black sheep Jack Abbott.Traci moved to California to attend graduate school.While she was gone, Brad began dating seductive Lauren Fenmore and they quickly fell into bed.Meanwhile, Jack (always suspicious of Brad as a gold-digger) hired Paul Williams to investigate his past.Brad Carlton was the son of Arthur and Rebecca Kaplan. He had one daughter, Colleen Carlton, and one son, Robert.Brad first appeared in 1985, as the Abbott family groundskeeper.
In his personal life, Brad proposed to Ashley, but Traci decided to win him back.
Paul learned that Brad had been gardener to the wealthy Mansfield family years ago, and married their 16-year old daughter, Lisa Mansfield.
Her father had the marriage annulled and sent Brad packing.
Cassandra Rawlins told Brad he had willingly participated in the wedding but he was concerned about missing a date with Traci Abbott due to the snowstorm canceling flights.
When they returned to Genoa City he was CEO at Ra-Tech as well as holding onto his job at Newman Enterprises out of loyalty to ex-father-in-law John Abbott.