Chadwick Hagan is an author, investor and entrepreneur.
He is a managing partner of Wessex Investments and the founder of Hagan Capital Group.
Over his career he has advised nearly $2 billion dollars in M&A transactions and investments; including managing funds with an average annual return of 30%; leading the takeover and bankruptcy recapitalisation efforts of American Apparel - then the largest vertically integrated apparel company in the US - and managing investments in consumer goods and energy commodities. He is an investor and company director for numerous commercial concerns, funds, and entities in the US and Europe.
His most recent book, Global Family Office Investing, was published by Palgrave in 2021, and his economics blog, Chaganomics.com, was archived by US Library of Congress Economics Blogs Web Archive. He is an opinion columnist and has written for The Epoch Times, Fox Business, and ArtNews.
He is a director for the Hagan Family Foundation, founded by his father in the 1990s, where he focuses on fiscal policy, environmentalism and art history.
Chad studied economics at Harvard and the London School of Economics. He married Emily Wheeler in 2008 and lives in Metropolitan Atlanta. He enjoys skiing, tennis and producing documentaries in his spare time.
Chad believes America’s income tax system is unjust, and he has been a supporter of a single rate tax in America since he was a college intern for George W. Bush’s first presidential campaign. He believes in creating a new tax system that would abolish income tax; alleviate unfair taxation against the poor and middle classes; and end the progressive assault on America's affluent.