Prior to becoming Executive Director of the Outdoor Writers Association of America, Chez consulted with various companies, helping them forge corporate partnerships, foment business development, expand their public relations, plan and launch new initiatives and further their organizational leadership. He worked with such brands as Adventure.com, Austin Adventures and other tour operators, the Family Travel Association, TourRadar.com and others.
Previous consulting work included:
- Public relations work for tour operator Pure Adventures and Austin Adventures
- Launching The Austin Collection with Austin Adventures
- Organizational development for the Wellness Tourism Association
- Sales and networking for 829 Studios, Everything-Everywhere.com, TravPro Mobile, WhereNext
- Event development with America Outdoors, Outdoor Media Summit and Women in Travel Summit