First American Education Team

Chad Wiedenhofer

Senior Vice President

Chad Wiedenhofer oversees the day-to-day operations of the sales organization for the Education Finance business. Prior to his current role, Chad served as an Assistant Vice President overseeing credit, documentation and operations for First American's Western U.S. region.

Chad is a Certified Leasing Professional (CLP) and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Management from St. John Fisher College. He completed his MBA at the University of Rochester's Simon School of Business with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship and is currently a Level II candidate for the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

He was the recipient of First American’s Chairman's Award for excellence in character and leadership in 2006. Chad resides in Spencerport, New York with his wife, Jess, and three children, Carter, Caleb and Hannah.

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