Chad is the Office Coordinator for the Office of Veteran Success (OVS). Prior to joining OVS, Chad retired from the US Army after 22 years of service. He served as a Civil Affairs Operations Soldier at various units within US Army Civil Affairs, as well as the US Army JFK Special Warfare Center and School. Chad has deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, the Balkans, and performed duty overseas in Korea. He has fulfilled positions including CA Team Leader, Company First Sergeant, various positions in Operations, and Instructor, with his final position as Battalion Command Sergeant Major before retiring.
Chad’s military education includes: Primary Leadership Development Course, Basic NCO Course, Advanced NCO Course, Army Instructor, Small Group Instructor, Training Manager, Training Developer, Negotiations Training, Joint Civil-Military Operations, and Civil Information Management and is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s in Business Administration. His decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, and NATO Medal.