Chad joined University of Pittsburgh as a Disability Specialist in August 2018. Chad has worked in higher education for the last ten years, primarily advising individuals with disabilities. He received his Bachelor of Science in Disability Support Services, his Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education and his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership. Chad has gained invaluable experiences from diverse institutions, which have influenced his understanding and the importance of building collaborative working relationships. These opportunities allowed for keen awareness of and commitment to diversity, student satisfaction, and accessible learning outcomes.