Staff Profile: Chad Compton


Department: IT

Job title: Senior Programmer

What is your main task in the office?  

Create/maintain all of the programs used in the office to run the day to day activities of USDF.  Run reports and data pulls for all the staff and outside entities.

Members may call you concerning: 

Issues with their login or custom reporting requests.

How long have you been with USDF? 

19 years

How did you get started? 

I was hired on as their Website Developer when they were in the process of moving to KY from NE.

What is the favorite part of your job?  

I love making people’s lives easier with programs I create. 

What is your favorite part of USDF?  

That I advise the staff and committee’s on the best way to word their rules for new programs to make them programmable.

Share a little about yourself.  

I am allergic to horses so it’s a good thing that I see them as numbers.  I knit and run a non-profit called Knit It Forward.  I make hats and scarves for homeless and people in need in my community.  I also play and ref volleyball – both sand and hardcourt.

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