Chad J. Willett (NSA/ MA/ SAG-AFTRA) is a TEDx speaker, two time author (“Smash the Box” and “Rip Off the Rearview Mirror”), and creativity and innovation leader who leverages his acting background with his experience in working America to create one of a kind keynote addresses and workshops for his audiences.

Chad’s recent clients include McDonald’s, Nationwide Insurance, Johns Hopkins University, Raytheon, Bayer, and the Better Business Bureau.  Chad has also worked for three fortune 500 companies (Manpower, ITT Technical Institute and the Washington Post) and is the founder of Broadway2LA Acting Studio.

He was featured in the hit films “She’s All That” with Paul Walker, “Halloween H2O” with Jamie Lee Curtis, and “Can’t Hardly Wait” with Jennifer Love Hewitt.  Recently, Chad was cast (Role- Bill Ryan/ Reporter) in the feature film, “Shirley” (Netflix- 2024) where he acted alongside Oscar-Winning actress Regina King and worked with Academy Award winner director John Ridley.

Chad is a member of the Church of the Resurrection in New Albany, Ohio and has been involved with “Big Brothers, Big Sisters”, and a reading literacy program for adults. Finally, Chad is married to his wife Erika, and is a proud father to his baby girl, Scarlett.


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