Charles serves as the Vice President of Growth and Development for 1-800-BOARDUP. He began with the company in February 2019. Charles has worked with industry-leading franchise organizations including; Expense Reduction Analysts, Home Helpers and Crestcom International as Vice-President of Franchise & Business Development and as Chief Sales Officer for more than 11 years. Charles has led franchise sales and marketing teams, domestic and international market development, new franchise owner recruitment, training, translation and new product development programs. Charles has experience formulating business strategy, increasing franchise sales and establishing new business partnerships. Prior to working with franchise companies Charles started and led a consulting firm in Asia and also led an industrial products distribution expansion in Asia/Pacific. Charles graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, MA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He completed his Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from Sasin Graduate Institute of Management – a joint Wharton, Kellogg and Sasin International M.B.A program.