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Chad McGinnis

Database Manager

Chad brings energy and charisma to our office that is unmatched. Chad has a contagious smile and an incredible sense of humor. Professionally, Chad has experience working with people of all ages across various nonprofits located in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Virginia. Prior to working at United Way North Central Florida, Chad worked in business development services at the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce and CareerSource North Central Florida.  At United Way North Central Florida, Chad works closely with the University of Florida's Campaign for Charities leadership as he manages their giving campaign and serves as their fiscal agent. Additionally, he manages the database systems managing donors, other ePledge campaigns, small businesses, corporations and individual givers.

When Chad isn’t working, his time is full as he is the proud father of two intelligent and talented daughters. He has learned so much about himself and the world because of these girls! He enjoys sports, especially college football and the Atlanta Braves. Chad is originally from Alabama and is living in a foreign land in Gainesville. He survives easily, as he is a die-hard Alabama fan - ROLL TIDE!

Chad completed certification from the Gainesville Dev Academy in Web Development in the fall of 2015.  Chad also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and a Masters degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

Life can be serious and I like to have fun.  Sometimes fun has to begin somewhere.  My emoji says “I know where the fun begins.”

Why I do this work: I do this work because I like to help people.  I want to serve the people of greater Gainesville by providing the resources, programming, education, love and encouragement they need to live their life to the fullest!

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