About the Author
Chad Connelly is the Founder and President of the Freedom Tide Foundation, an organization committed to educating Americans about Free Enterprise and the foundational principles which have made America great. His foundation is dedicated to reestablishing those principles by inspiring and motivating individuals to get involved where they are and make a difference. Chad has spoken to thousands of people across America and in several foreign countries and is creating a groundswell movement of grassroots involvement in youth and adults alike.
Chad has a civil engineering degree from Clemson University and worked in the engineering field with a national consulting firm for over seven years before starting his own business. Since 1991, he has been involved in helping others start, run and become successful in businesses of their own. Each year he brings the message of free enterprise to thousands of people across the United States and has spoken internationally in Australia, New Zealand, Venezuela, and the Netherlands.
Chad and Michelle, his wife of 14 years, live in his home state of South Carolina with their two boys, CJ and Bennett.