Chad heads Macquarie's US Consumer team and has followed Gaming, Lodging and Theatres since the firm’s US inception in September 2007. He is part of Macquarie's extensive Global Gaming team, which includes 8 Analysts around the globe. Chad was also named one of Institutional Investor's Rising Stars of Wall Street (Gaming & Lodging), voted by corporate clients. He publishes over 200 pieces of annual research focused on Gaming, Lodging and Theatres. 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. Chad graduated in 2002 from the University of Maryland with degrees in Finance and Supply Chain Management.