Chad grew up in Apple Valley, MN and graduated from high school in Rosemount, MN. He attended St. Cloud State University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Computer Information Systems. He then went to work for Inver Hills Community College as a lab manager in the IT department. As Chad grew with IHCC, he took on the role of D2L Brightspace Administrator. Eventually he started helping out at Dakota County Technical College in the same role and transferred to DCTC full time. In his spare time, Chad enjoys being outdoors, reading, learning, and spending time with his wife and family.