Chad graduated from California State University, Northridge in 2004 with a degree in Biochemistry and has since worked as a chemist for various analytical and research facilities such as Amgen, Baxter, and Nusil Technology. Since 1997 he has worked in the dietary supplement industry for companies such as Earthwise Nutrition (formerly known as Great Earth Vitamins) and has earned a number of certificates as an IACET-certified dietary supplement specialist. Chad has written dozens of technical articles on the specifics of how certain dietary supplements work.
Chad has been married to his wife Elizabeth for 17 years and has 3 children. He serves as part of the leadership at Grace Bible Church of Bakersfield where he and his family currently reside. Chad has a passion for teaching and has a wide range of experience in teaching from children's Sunday school all the way up to teaching PhD level silicone/organic chemistry classes.