Chad Wilcox is a highly experienced leader and innovator in the nonprofit sphere. He boasts over a decade of experience in vision and strategy development, people and project management, and day-to-day operations. His accomplishments include overseeing the Institute of Economic Affairs as Chief Operating Officer and serving as the Director of Network Relations, Communicators Programs, Talent Management, and Alumni Relations at the Institute for Humane Studies. Chad holds a Master's in Education in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor's in Political Science and Economics, both from Vanderbilt University. He has also worked as a Marketing Manager for Vanderbilt Student Communications, Inc. and a Business Process Consultant at American Red Cross Blood Services. Chad is highly networked in the freedom movement, with a talent for building strong alliances that can drive his institution towards success.