U.S. Marine Corps Veteran
Chad is originally from Pennsylvania and just recently moved to the Sarasota area. He served six years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Forward Air Controller (FAC). After demonstrated performance, Chad was promoted to FAC Team Leader, where he successfully led his 3-man team during combat missions in Operation Desert Storm. He was meritoriously promoted twice and received the Combat Action Ribbon. He served 2.5 years in the Middle East and 2 years in the Mediterranean. During his service, Chad earned the Kuwait Liberation Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal and Navy Unit Commendation.