For the past fourteen years, along with his wife, Rene, Chad has managed the Riverview Resort in Bethel. The Riverview maintains a staff of ten and has annual revenues of over half a million dollars. Prior to moving into hotel management Chad ran his own building company, and Rene owned a local custom frame shop. Chad is a member of the Sportsman's Alliance of Maine , a supporter of the Maine League of Conservation Voters , and a member of the Bethel Area ChamberTransportation Committee. He is Chair of the Bethel Democrats. He is also proud to have attained the rank of black belt in Kyokushin Karate, which cost him a few broken ribs.