Chad has served the State of Georgia since 2000 and has worked at the Department of Community Supervision since its inception in 2015. Prior to his career with DCS, he worked for the state in various capacities with the Department of Corrections.

Notable accomplishments throughout his career include serving as a Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.) Certified General Training Instructor, and serving as the Deputy Director of Field Operations where he lead a team of field personnel in 24 Judicial Circuits. 

Among his professional accomplishments, he is also a member of the Georgia Professional Association of Community Supervision (GPACS) and he has completed Basic Management Training, Advanced Management Training, Corrections Leadership Institute Training, Chief’s Pre-Command Course, and The Institute for Credible Leadership Development (ICLD). 

Chad holds a Master's in Public Safety Administration from Columbus State University, a Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Georgia and an Associate’s in Human Services from Abraham Baldwin College. 

Chad and his wife Shannon live in Athens, GA and they have four children.