A native of Seattle, attended and graduated from the University of Washington in 1985. During his high school and college years, Charlie spent his summers working at Maskell-Robbins which was an industrial pipe distribution company started by his father in 1975. After graduating from U of W, Charlie decided to make Maskell-Robbins his full time career.
Starting as a shop hand and field technician, Charlie worked his way through the ranks of the organization, where he became president of the company in 1998. During his tenure at Maskell-Robbins, Charlie helped the business become the nation's largest distributor of HDPE pipe, while maintaining the largest rental fleet of HDPE welding equipment in North America.
In the fall of 1999, Maskell-Robbins completed a strategic acquisition and merged with Herning Enterprises. Charlie guided Maskell-Robbins through the merger and remained as its president until the fall of 2004.
In the Spring of 2004, Charlie received his MBA at the University of Washington's Executive MBA program and then teamed up with Dolphin Capital Group, a private equity firm based in Park City, Utah (www.dolphincapitalgroup.com) to launch Sea to Ski Premier Home Management (www.seatoskiproperties.com)
Since the inception of the Park City operation, Sea to Ski has grown to a second location in Telluride, Colorado and looks to expand throughout resort communities in the Intermountain West and coastal communities of the Western U.S.
Charlie is married to his best friend and wife, Maura. They have two wonderful children, Allison and Cole both in their early 20's.