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Chad Strader

Co-Founder and Managing Partner

Chad Strader is a Co-Founder, Co-CEO and Managing Partner for Red Arts Capital where he leads the management and development of the firm’s investments. Before forming Red Arts in 2015, Chad invested in private equity transactions at Woodlawn Partners and held finance and accounting roles at PepsiCo.  Chad serves as a Board Director of De La Salle Institute, a coeducational, secondary school located in Chicago and on the Chairmen’s Advisory Council for the Big Shoulders Fund, a civic organization that creates opportunities for inner-city children to attend Catholic schools. He also is a member of the Young Leaders Circle at The Milken Institute, The Chicago Club and The Economic Club of Chicago.  Chad received an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA from Georgia Southern University.