Chad heads the US Consumer team at Macquarie and was promoted to Managing Director in June 2018. He has followed Gaming, Lodging and Theatres since the firms US inception in September 2007. He also leads the firm’s global gaming team, which includes 10 Analysts around the globe covering operators and manufacturers. Prior to joining Macquarie, he worked as an Associate at Prudential Equity Group focusing on the Gaming & Leisure sector in addition to the Beverage sector. He published 300 reports in 2017 regarding the coverage universe and the overall industries. He is frequently quoted in industry trade publications and financial magazines and has also been featured on Bloomberg TV and CNBC. Chad graduated from the University of Maryland double majoring in Finance and Logistics/Supply Chain Management. He resides in Maryland with his wife Hilary and his two boys, Hunter and Rex.