Chad Smith, Chief Executive Officer, BrightView

Chad Smith

Chief Executive Officer                                                                                                                          

First saw the sunrise in: Cincinnati, Ohio
Favorite breakfast food: Brunch Burger at Taste of Belgium
What brightens his day: Hearing his wife and daughter laugh

Chad is an attorney and certified HIPAA security professional who has focused his career on healthcare operations, technology, and compliance. Prior to joining BrightView, he co-founded a series of healthcare technology companies where he managed technical and professional service teams, oversaw business development and sales, and acted as the privacy officer. Chad 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. He obtained 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.

Chad is one of the founders of BrightView and is responsible for daily operations, corporate compliance, legal representation, corporate strategy, and enterprise technology and infrastructure. If he calls in sick, chances are he’s probably golfing.