As the CEO of Indium, Chad is responsible for collaborating with our Management Committee on the strategic direction and vision of Indium, as well as being accountable for leading a culture for high performance and the overall results we achieve.
Chad has more than 20 years of multifaceted, multi-industry experience, including roles in insurance, management consulting and Major League Baseball. After earning his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his MBA, he spent 14 years at Nationwide Insurance in a variety of technology and business operations roles. In his last role at Nationwide, he built and managed the sales operations organization within Nationwide’s start-up Direct Retail Distribution. Chad is also on the Board of Directors of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Central Ohio.
Chad loves the opportunity to make a difference in the industry and for our agents and company partners. He believes a good partner is someone who shares your values and someone who puts shared goals first, and that’s what he does at Indium every day.
When he’s not at Indium, he likes spending time with his family, playing and watching hockey, listening to good music, reading and raising money for cystic fibrosis research. How does he manage to squeeze everything in? Getting up at 4:30 every morning certainly helps.
Where’s your favorite place?
We have a family vacation spot in a little town called Lakeside, MI. It’s right on Lake Michigan, with no cell phone reception and no TV. It’s my great escape.
What would you be doing if you weren’t in the insurance industry?
Something in Major League Baseball. Or a starving artist.
What can’t you stop talking about?
My kids, my job, U2, hockey, Starbucks coffee. You know, all the necessities in life.