A 1974 graduate of Clemson University, Charles moved back to Clemson in 1992 with his wife, Pam, and their two sons. He served as President of the Foothills Area YMCA (1996, 1997, 2008, and 2009) and on the YMCA board (1993-1998 and 2007-present). He coached many youth sports teams at the YMCA and the Clemson Area Soccer Club. He is a past Elder of the Presbyterian Church, a Rotarian for 12 years, and has served on the Board of the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce (2003-2006) and was twice named Ambassador of the Year (2005 and 2011).
Charles also served on the Clemson University Student Affairs Advisory Board (2005-2009), as the chair of the Finance Committee at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, and as secretary/Treasure for the Clemson Cotillion Club (2011-Present).
Charles has over 20 years experience as a Financial Consultant working with individuals and small businesses with financial planning, investments, retirement plans, insurance, and business transitions.
“I really enjoy working with clients to build a mutually agreed upon plan to help them meet their financial goals!”
In his leisure time, Charles enjoys playing with his grandson Thomas, going to Clemson sporting events, playing golf, shooting pool, and working in the yard.