Chad Chancellor

Co-Founder/Chairman of the Board
New Orleans, Louisiana

B.A. Business Management,
Mississippi State University

10,000 Small Businesses Executive Entrepreneurial Program, Goldman Sachs / Babson College
(USA’s #1 Entrepreneurial Development College)

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While growing up in a small town in 1991, Chad Chancellor had an experience that would chart the direction of his career. A Fortune 100 company laid off his father to move a manufacturing plant overseas. From that day on, Chancellor made it his life’s mission create economic growth for small and mid-sized companies & communities of site location work and economic development consulting. His most recent successes include: Image Industries’ location of a 50-job manufacturing facility in Clarksdale, Mississippi; Sterling Packaging’s location of a 55-job manufacturing plant in Monroeville, Alabama; Hydro-Gear’s 40-job expansion of a manufacturing plant in Princeton, Kentucky; & Polymer Logistics location of a 110-job distribution center in Dublin, Georgia, and a 40-job distribution center in Portage, Indiana. 

Chancellor is the Co-Founder & CEO of Next Move Group, LLC. He is responsible for the implementing the company’s long-term mission of creating economic growth for small and mid-sized companies & communities. Chancellor oversees the company’s quality control processes and provides technical expertise for all the services we offer. Chancellor has served on the Boards of Directors for the 17-state Southern Economic Development Council and the American-Canadian Chamber of Commerce. In 2010, the 17-state Southern Economic Development Council honored Chancellor with their most prestigious “Service to the Profession” award. Chancellor is a graduate of Mississippi State University and an alumni of Delgado Community College in New Orleans.

In 2017, Chancellor was honored to have completed the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses 4-month long business accelerator program providing access to capital, networking, and educational curriculum written by the nation's most prestigious entrepreneurship college, Babson College based in Wellesley, Massachusetts.