Chad grew up in Hazlehurst, GA before moving to Athens, GA in 1998. He got his accounting degree at the University of Georgia before moving on to pursue an entrepreneurial career. Chad is currently partner/owner of The Tax Shelter CPA firm, partner/owner of Athens Cleaning Company, owner of Lone Star Builders, and partner at Prolifik Marketing. Chad is very involved with his community holding many leadership roles across organizations. He is President of the Georgia Jaycees state organization, VP of finance for the Athens Jaycees, board member and officer of The Classic Center Cultural Foundation. When he isn't working at one of his various companies, Chad enjoys fishing, boating, traveling, hiking, and the outdoors. Some of his favorite things to do involve spending time with his wife, his dogs, and visiting Charleston.