As Vice President, Legal & Corporate Development, Chad is responsible for advising and representing the company in a variety of legal and related matters, including overseeing the full lifecycle of government contracts and subcontracts; drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various commercial agreements; advising on governance, employment, and regulatory matters; and maintaining the company’s ethics, compliance, and risk management programs.
Additionally, Chad is responsible for leading the formulation and execution of HighPoint’s corporate development strategies, including mergers, acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, and partnerships. Chad also manages the company’s government relations efforts, including administering the company’s political action committee.
Prior to joining HighPoint, Chad was a senior manager with Rolls-Royce North American Technologies, Inc. Chad is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, American Bar Association, Association of Corporate Counsel, and Association for Corporate Growth (Indiana and National Capital chapters) and is a regular volunteer for the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic.
Chad earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Business Management from Huntington University and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Indiana. In 2018, Chad was recognized as a “Top Up and Coming Lawyer” by Indiana Lawyer.