Prior to Habitat, Charlie served the community through multiple executive leadership positions with the YMCA of Southern Arizona. Over 23 years, he demonstrated success as an innovative leader building communities that thrive. In his YMCA career Charlie established a philanthropic culture, created equitable and inclusive communities, inspired boards and volunteers, and developed high-impact, innovative programs to create positive change in the lives of children, adults and families in Southern Arizona.
Charlie earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from Park University and is a proud University of Arizona alum where he earned his Masters in Business Administration and the Community Leader Scholarship Award. His commitment to the Tucson community exceeds the boundaries of Habitat, as he has also served as a Board Member for the Vail Chamber of Commerce, a volunteer with the Eller College of Business, a volunteer for youth sports teams, and a variety of supportive roles as a community advocate.