Responsibilities: As President, Charlie's responsibilities are overall company development and management, including company sales and marketing, operations, design and development of facilities and long range planning. Charlie is also a partner in East West Partners Management Company, Inc.
Background: Charlie's thirty plus year hospitality career began with the Hyatt Hotel chain in sales and operations, including properties throughout the southeast. In 1979, he purchased ownership in hotels, including the University Inn in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, which would eventually become an East West Partners property. Charlie later helped develop the Old North State Club, an award-winning golf course project, along with many other projects East West Partners would build. In 1993 he founded East West Partners Club Management Company, which now manages numerous clubs across the United States.
Education: Charlie holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the School of Hospitality Administration at Florida State University. He is also a graduate of the University of North Carolina's executive education program, the Young Executive's Institute.
Professional Involvement: Past president of the Triangle Hotel/Motel Association Former Commissioner for the Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation Department Past President of the Raleigh - Durham SKAL Club Charter Member of the Chapel Hill Rotary Club Former Chairman of the Legislative Committee for the North Carolina Hotel/Motel Association Member of the National Golf Foundation Member of the Urban Land Institute serving on the Recreation Council Member of the Florida State University Society of Hosts Past Trustee of University Presbyterian Church
Personal: A native of North Carolina, Charlie and his wife, Gail, live in Chapel Hill. Their daughter, Jessica, a graduate of the University of North Carolina lives in Austin, Texas. and their son, Chad, a graduate of the University of Colorado - Boulder lives in Raleigh, North Carolina and works for East West Partners Club Management.