Chad R. Ruyle is the President and Co-Founder of Drop Mortgage, Inc. He works with both overall operations and capital markets for the business. Mr. Ruyle is an attorney by trade and an entrepreneur, having developed an Estate and Business Planning practice and various successful startup ventures. These real estate and finance pursuits, along with his private equity investments, help him understand the opportunities and struggles of business — whether it requires actively managing, advising on a board seat, or investing in a business. Mr. Ruyle’s expertise has led to features on most major national networks including 60 Minutes on CBS, Nightline on ABC, and NBC’s Today Show with Brian Williams. He has also been quoted or featured in many national and local publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine. An active member of his community, Mr. Ruyle co-founded the non-profit PEERS and volunteers his time with various organizations.