Chad began his real estate career in 1997 working for developer Wes Burnham at Edgewater Beach Resort in Panama City Beach, FL. There he sold waterfront resale condominiums and pre-construction condominiums at Edgewater Beach Resort, Long Beach Resort, and En Soleil.
In 2002, Chad took a real estate management position as Director of Sales at Boardwalk Beach Resort. Here he was responsible for the day to day operations of the real estate firm as he provided the developers with in-depth financial and market analysis.
He also developed a successful marketing campaign and worked directly with the attorneys developing condominium documents for state approval.