Chad Smith serves as BrightView's CEO and is one of the founders. Since 2015, he has led the organization’s impressive growth to serve people and save lives across the country. He is an attorney and certified HIPAA security professional, who has focused his career on healthcare operations, technology, and compliance. He serves on the Board of Advisors for the Northern Kentucky University College of Health Informatics, where he teaches courses focused on the intersection of law and healthcare technology. Smith earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Akron, Master of Science in Health Informatics from Northern Kentucky University, and his Juris Doctor from Northern Kentucky University's Chase College of Law.