Chad Richards is a Firebelly veteran and knows social media better than most, making him our Senior Social Media Manager. His results driven nature leads the charge on all social media marketing initiatives for our clients.
He hails from Indiana University and is known to make a mean road trip playlist.
In his spare time, Mother Nature lets Chad take its pictures. These pictures usually end up on his favorite social media, Instagram.
When he has the chance, Chad loves eating the Cuban sandwiches and pastelitos at Taste of Havana in Broad Ripple.
Position: Senior Social Media Manager
Years of Social Media Experience: 9 years
Role: Leading the charge on social media marketing initiatives for clients.
What did you go to college for/where did you go to college: I have a degree in Media Arts & Technology from Indiana University
Critical aspect of job: It all comes down to delivering the results clients expect.
Hobbies: Travel, photography, trying new restaurants and coffee shops.
Favorite social media channel and why: My personal favorite is Instagram. I love seeing and sharing photos.
Favorite part of working in social media: It allows me to be both creative and analytical. Plus, every day is different.
Three places you like to spend your time: Online, at home and on the road.
Favorite Broad Ripple restaurant: I’m addicted to the Cuban sandwiches and pastelitos at Taste of Havana.
Two non-related work things you think you are an expert at: I don’t know that I’m an expert, but I love landscape photography (Mother Nature does most of the work) and I’ve been told I make a mean road trip playlist.
One piece of social media advice: Reverse engineer your social media marketing efforts from your goals.