Chad Ballard is a graduate of Texas A&M University, has twenty-two successful years in the insurance industry, has been involved with Pride organizations since 2000 and is Vice President of Casswood Insurance Agency.
In 2002 Chad attended his first InterPride Conference in San Francisco, became affiliated with Casswood and in 2005 accepted a career opportunity in their California office. He immediately became involved in the Palm Springs community joining the Desert Business Association and serving on the Board. Chad was recognized as Board Member of the Year in 2008, served as President 2011-2013 and was honored to be named Business Person of the Year in 2015.
Employed by the largest gay-owned and operated insurance agency in the United States – Casswood has been insuring Prides for over 30 years, insure 90% of the Prides in the U.S., and have been administering the InterPride Insurance Program since 1994.
Chad enjoys working out, running, playing golf, traveling, spending time with family, friends and sharing life’s adventures with his husband of twenty-three years.