Charlie started his professional career as an Investment Banking Analyst at Harris Williams & Co., advising business owners and private equity firms on the sales of their business. Charlie spent the subsequent 13 years as a private equity investor, acquiring small and medium size businesses and guiding executives. He has observed or held seats on the Board of Directors of more than 10 businesses across the United States and Europe.
In addition to his professional pursuits, Charlie is an active football (soccer) player and lover of languages. He is currently learning Italian and can frequently be found attempting to practice his Spanish.
Charlie received a BS in Computer Information Systems from Bentley University and a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.