Chad Newbold is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Co-Founder of Vacation Innovations, responsible for strategic leadership and oversight of the entire Vacation Innovations family of brands.
A Central Florida native, Chad co-founded Vacation Innovations in 1999 and, under his leadership, the company has grown from a five-employee title company to a 300+ employee organization with numerous business lines across the travel and vacation ownership industries, and multiple office locations across the U.S. and Mexico.
Chad’s expertise is focused around internet marketing, SEO, business development and travel industry mergers and acquisitions. In 2012, he led Vacation Innovations’ strategic acquisition of SellMyTimeshareNow.com and Timeshare Broker Services. This strategic move has grown revenue by more than 300 percent and effectively transformed the organization into a full-service secondary market solution, from timeshare advertising to transfers, sales, rentals and brokerage services.
Prior to co-founding Vacation Innovations, Chad served as Director of Advertising of Invent.com, where he led their sales and marketing efforts. In addition to his professional endeavors, he currently serves on a number of private company boards across a vast array of industries. He is active in several nonprofits focused on improving the lives of children and the homeless both locally and internationally. In support of these organizations, Chad has tirelessly helped raise money to build schools in developing countries and provide children in need with clothing, school supplies and other essentials.
Chad is an avid tennis player and runner, enjoys theatre and stand-up comedy, and is a Grammy-nominated recording artist. He attended the University of Central Florida and is happily married with four children.