SVCC Snapshot - Chad Wollenberg


We visit with Chad Wollenberg, Chief Information Officer at Southside Virginia Community College.

How long have you worked at SVCC? 

10 years

What other positions have you held at SVCC?

Senior Network Engineer

What is your favorite vacation spot?

Southern Germany, Bavaria

Who was your favorite teacher, and what grade or subject did they teach?

Mr. George Strauser, my high school music teacher.

What did you want to do when you grew up?

I originally went to school to be an opera singer (not kidding).

What was your first job and for what company?

My first job was a bus boy at Bob's Big Boy Restaurant. I was 15.

Of what achievement are you most proud?

Raising my children.

If you could have lunch with one person, dead or alive, who would it be? What would you eat?

I highly recommend not eating with a dead person, though sitting down with my Grandmother for some homemade chicken pot pie one last time would be great.

What is your favorite song?

"We Are the Champions" by Queen