Chad is a summa cum laude graduate of South Carolina State University where he majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. Following his undergraduate studies, Chad worked for Pfizer, Inc. as a territory sales representative in both Columbia, SC and Atlanta, GA. Later, Chad graduated from Tulane University Law School where he was a Dean's Scholarship Recipient and earned the Association of Administrative Law Judges Public Service Scholarship Award for his work in the community. Additionally, he was elected Editor-in-Chief of Tulane's Journal of Intellectual Property and selected for publication.
Chad has extensive private and public work experience having spent time with the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, U.S. Department of Justice Environmental Enforcement Section, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, City of New Orleans, and most recently with The Woods Law Group, L.L.C.-- a boutique law firm specializing in public housing, real estate redevelopment, and construction law.
Chad is a native of Columbia, SC and is a proud member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.