A native of Florida, Chad has oranges in his blood. He grew up in the Orlando area in a great little town called Lake Mary, and eventually made his way to the U.S. Navy. After serving four years, Chad returned home and got some more schooling, receiving a degree in video and film from Full Sail University.
Chad has been part owner of Black Coffee Multimedia Productions, has served as a freelance producer and director of photography, and also worked on feature films. He formed The Crawford Group in 2001, and says his main job here is “coming up with ideas…ideas are king.” He’s also the host of the syndicated TV show how to Do florida and DPs many special projects.
When not running the company or starring in a TV show, Chad enjoys spending time with his wife, Kristy, and three children Chase, Kasey, and Cooper. He also enjoys skateboarding, duck hunting, fishing, surfing, and reruns of Sanford and Son. Chad has also served as a youth pastor for two years and holds a degree in Biblical Studies.
How he takes his orange juice: