Chad is a native Atlantan with deep community ties and prestigious designations–– including the youngest person to ever be named to Georgia Trend’s 40 Under 40 list. In effectively merging comprehensive market knowledge of Metro Atlanta with a successful and dynamic track record, Chad provides his clients with unparalleled representation, energy, and guidance. Through his unique ventures, Chad has had the privilege to build a vast network featuring celebrities, heads of industry, political leaders, and ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals.
From working in the fast pace world private jets to running an investor backed tech startup, Chad brings a rare perspective which translates into a first class client experience in luxury real estate. Sharp attention to detail and a five star level of customer service come from Chad’s stint in private aviation, where he sold charters for private jets and various private aviation services under one of the country’s leading experts, Lisa Senters-McDermott. He then moved into technology, where he served as CEO for a software company before co-founding a mobile app which makes meeting people online safer and more organic.
Known to have a true gift for pioneering creative solutions in the face of barriers others considered impossible, Chad’s passion for luxury real estate is in part driven by an intrinsic motivation to develop custom solutions for client’s unique needs. However, the core of Chad’s passion is rooted in the fact he is able to build meaningful relationships, turning clients into friends, all while being able to show others the Atlanta he knows and loves.
Chad lives in Buckhead with his girlfriend Erin, who specializes in distressed assets and bank owned real estate. Born and raised in East Cobb, Chad attended Walton High School and was actually Beacham & Company’s first ever intern at just 16 years old. Chad proceeded to attend Baylor University in Waco, TX where he studied Entrepreneurship & Corporate Communications.
Chad has refused to use his age an excuse; instead, he uses it as a platform as he works to fulfill his dreams. Chad's entrepreneurial drive has been present his entire life. His first venture was a modern twist on the classic lemonade stand.
At the mere age of 12, Chad began buying broken iPhones with money saved from miscellaneous chores the reselling them online. While tangible profits may not have been plentiful, Chad continues to capitalize on the skills and realizations discovered through this venture.
Marketing his gift for sales to essentially everyone he knew, Chad created a brokerage service. He escalated from managing garage sales to selling luxury automobiles and watercraft. He brought sellers higher prices, as he confidently and effectively negotiated on behalf of the seller.
A passion and talent for sales, at an uncommonly young age, was noted by various leaders through an array of fields. He was able to leverage his talent and network into the private aviation industry. At the age of 16, he sold charters for private jets and various private aviation services under one of the country's leading experts.
Chad entered the technology space at the age of 17, initially serving as a general consultant to an international B2B SaaS, BizBoards International, Inc. He was eventually appointed to serve as the company's CEO, responsible for managing the company's operations and strategic efforts across the globe. During his tenure at BizBoards, he achieved a multi-million dollar pre-launch valuation after successfully leading a F&F investment round.
Currently, Chad is focused on GoWithMe, which he co-founded. GoWithMe is an event based social application which is setting a new standard for the ways we interact. GoWithMe leverages the power of technology to facilitate new friendships, relationships, and companionships formed around common interests. With advanced features to elevate personal safety and a seamless user interface, GoWithMe is a powerful application with a simple mission.
Above the awards and accolades, Chad values the fulfillment he receives through serving his community. As founder of a charitable organization, Chad's dream-big mentality has allowed Atlanta Children's Charities (ACC) to grow rapidly, resulting in more positively impacted lives. He founded this clearing house when he found it difficult to volunteer somewhere where he could see the impact he was making. Chad quickly joined forces with his high school peers on a quest to touch the lives of those in his Metro Atlanta community. Just a year later, at the age of 18, Chad was orchestrating the group of over 300 students in volunteering at organizations such as the Ronald McDonald House. ACC has raised significant funds and provided students and the community with thousands of volunteer hours. In moving to Texas, Chad appointed a team to maintain daily operations in Atlanta. He continues to advise them, as they continue to spread a passion to serve today.
Chad sits on the board of directors for The Fatherless Daughter Project as the youngest board member. TFDP is a novel, documentary, as well as a non-profit providing tools to fatherless daughters. There is also a novel titled The Fatherless Daughter Project, which was published by Penguin Random House. Chad was invited to join by TFDP founders, as he offers counsel alongside a group of board members which include CEO's, TV personalities, and socialites.