Community Relations Director
Charles attended the University of Mississippi for Bio-Chemistry (Pre-Med). He also attended Cornerstone University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Management and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership.
Charles was a pastor of a church plant for almost 12 years, serving a congregation of 140 adults. Recently, he was the Director of Adult & Graduate Studies at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, MI. Charles describes himself as "as servant-leader and enjoys helping others to reach their goals in life while overcoming obstacles, whether professionally or spiritually."
Charles was born in Elyria, OH; however, his family moved to Germantown, TN (a suburb of Memphis) when he was in 7th grade. He considers Memphis his hometown. He was a musician in Nashville, TN, for a short time where he met his wife, Sara, who worked for Kenny Rogers. After marrying in Nashville, Charles and Sara moved to Sara's hometown of Grand Rapids, MI, where they started their family in 1997. Charles and Sara celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on June 20th of this year. They have 3 beautiful children - Noah (26) who is married to Carly (23), Joshua (24), and Emma (22) who is married to Evan (22). Charles and Sara and now empty-nesters!
"As a former pastor, I spent a great deal of time counseling families faced with placing their loved ones in a senior living community, often due to illness, but also due to the inability for their loved one to be taken care of by immediate family. I witnessed the struggle from the children making the decision as well as the challenges and fears of the loved one adjusting to the decision. I recently went through this with my mother-in-law who had Alzheimer's, and this only deepened my passion and resolve to help families by doing what I can to deliver the utmost care and compassion for them and their loved ones during this life transition.
Call Charles today to schedule an appointment!