Chad calls Michigan his home state but has lived in Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Indiana, Mississippi, Arizona, and Minnesota.
He earned an associate’s degree in avionic systems technology from the Community College of the Air Force, a bachelor’s degree in anthropology, with a minor in religious studies, from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota, and a master’s degree in anthropology from Purdue University.
Chad served in the United States Air Force and the United States Air National Guard and is now a retired veteran. He loves to travel and has been blessed to do so through his military time, his career in international education, and personal life. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and enjoys a plethora of outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and canoeing.