A native of Iowa, Chad began his career playing drums and singing in high school bands. After recording various studio projects and collaborating with other musicians it was clear that music was his one true passion. Chad ditched the drums to concentrate on his voice and has fronted several midwest bands including The Clique, Retroactive, Sativa and Little Big Man. Chad's voice has earned him hundreds of gigs including sharing the stage with Capitol recording artist I Mother Earth, Puddle of Mudd and Grand Funk Railroad. Sativa was a featured artist on Perris Records Volume One as well as the Kansas City compilation Inferno Records Rock Collection Vol. 4. Chad is always writing and recording new Songs and has his sights on placing some of his creatons in the hands of other performers and film.