Director / Chicago
Charles is a senior business consultant and executive with over 25 years of experience in transforming companies to maximize their value through growth strategies, new business models, increasing sales, and marketing & channel effectiveness. He has a proven track record of turning around and repositioning companies to maximize their value.
Charles is also recognized for his ability to accelerate the development of
new growth engines and businesses. He possesses strong strategy, general management, marketing, sales, and partner channel expertise, and has extensive experience in the high technology, automotive, industrial, aerospace, and consumer industries. Charles received his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he was an F. C. Austin Scholar, and obtained his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was a Clapp and Poliak Design Scholar.
In his free time, Charles enjoys practicing Kendo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, as well as outdoor sports, such as skiing, cycling, and golf. He also enjoys traveling with his wife, Susan, and their two children, Matthew and Kiley.