Chad was ordained to the gospel ministry in 2013. He received a BS from Louisiana State University in electrical engineering in 2003, an MDiv in pastoral studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2017, a ThM in research languages and a PhD in expository preaching at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2021. Additionally, he labors outside the church as an Operations Leader for the Dow Chemical Company.
Prior to his calling to the gospel ministry, Chad served in the Army National Guard, both as an enlisted soldier and as an officer. He deployed to Iraq in 2005 as Headquarters Company Executive Officer for the 1-155th Infantry Battalion of the Mississippi National Guard. He and his wife Amy have four children. During his free time, he loves fishing, sports, crawfish boils, and spending time with family.