Chad Rash serves as Chief Financial Officer at Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM), a NASCAR racing team based in Mooresville, NC. Prior to his March 2014 appointment to CFO, Chad served as a Managing Director at Grant Thornton LLP and most recently lead the transaction advisory services group in their Charlotte, NC office. Chad has an extensive background in accounting, finance and operations across multiple industries. Chad has serviced many private equity groups, public companies and successful businesses through mergers, acquisitions and sale preparations. In addition to RPM and Grant Thornton, Chad has also held positions with Polypore International , Duke Energy and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Chad is a graduate of East Tennessee State University where he received his MBA and BBA in Accounting. Chad is a CPA and a member of the AICPA.