Born and raised in Colorado, Charles earned a BS in electrical engineering from University of Colorado. Then, he worked for a small internet service provider startup before joining the U.S. Navy in 2006. Charles served as a SEAL with SEAL Team THREE until 2012 and has multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. After leaving the Navy in December 2012, Charles worked for Cubic Corporation, a major US Department of Defense contractor. Charles completed his MBA from Rice University. He has traveled to numerous countries and generally loves international experiences. Charles transfers his high-risk, high-value, and high-stress global operations to Trumbull and serves as Trumbull’s Vice President of Operations. Charles enjoys flying and is an avid scuba diver.