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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. Before forming Red Arts in 2015, Chad invested in private equity transactions at Woodlawn Partners and held finance and accounting roles at PepsiCo.

Beyond Red Arts, Chad is a Term Member at the Council of Foreign Relations, member of the Young Leaders Circle at The Milken Institute, Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), The Chicago Club and The Economic Club of Chicago.   He also serves as a Board Member of Big Shoulders Fund, a civic organization that creates opportunities for inner-city children to attend Catholic schools. Chad received an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BBA from Georgia Southern University.