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Chad Schumacher

I'm passionate about changing the way we make and interact with the objects in our lives. I crave products with better stories, that enrich the lives of everyone they touch, both makers and users.

I started my career in graphic design, then moved to broader marketing roles. I founded Allegory in May of 2012 when the company my wife and I worked for closed. Since then we've successfully launched and fulfilled over 20 crowdfunding projects and built a business that enriches our lives, the lives of our employees, and hopefully our customers' lives too! It's been an amazing journey I wouldn't trade for the world. 

My dad is a retired barber, he's the only person who has ever cut my hair, and he taught me how to build. I'm a father of two, and my wife (and co-founder) Jess is superwoman.


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