Chad Epperson is the owner and CEO of United Treating and Distribution, LLC (UTD) in Muscle Shoals, AL. He began his lumber career in high school working at a local lumber yard. After Chad graduated from high school he joined the Army and was stationed in Texas from 1987-1989 where he was honorably discharged. Chad returned home to the Shoals as a car salesman but soon found his way back to the lumber industry and worked in sales and as the sales manager at two local lumber companies from 1990-2005. In 2006, Chad started UTD.
Chad married Jeannie in 1987. They were both Russellville Tigers and graduated in 1986 together. Chad and Jeannie have three sons that are all involved with UTD, Casey, 28, Vice President of Operations; Dylan, 25, Freight Manager; and Zach, 17, High School Junior and part time team member in the summers. Chad has two precious granddaughters- Aubrey and Remmie, from Casey and his wife, Aly.
Chad came to faith in Jesus Christ in 1995 and both he and Jeannie are active members of Grace Life Church of the Shoals. When not at work, he enjoys church, outdoors, and various activities with sons, granddaughters and church family.
Chad has been a member of C12 for 10 years. He is a C12 Ambassador and 2019 C12 Hero Award Recipient. Chad is on the Board of directors for the Attention Homes of Northwest Alabama where he was a resident as a teenager.