Chad Benedict

Engagement Manager

Interest Areas

Innovation Management
Strategic Planning and Communications
Institutional Advancement
Nonprofit Governance


Chad Benedict is an Engagement Manager at Entangled Solutions. He has worked in higher education for more than 15 years, with experience in fundraising, alumni relations, admissions, student affairs, and communications.

Prior to Entangled, Chad served as the Managing Director of Annual Campaigns at Harvard, where he helped launch the university’s record-setting $9.6 billion comprehensive campaign. Before that he was Director of Alumni Programs and Services at Rice University. Chad has worked with universities on new program development and strategic planning and has authored research into institutional governance and campus culture.

Chad earned his B.A. in History from Rice University and his Ed.M. in higher education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Association of Rice Alumni.