After four startups as CEO and CFO, two turnarounds, and making the Inc 500 list, Chuck formed CoreValue Software. Chuck has worked with owners of over 50 companies to build value and deliver their strategic objectives and has helped hundreds of CEOs of private companies as an advisor.

Over the past 30 years, Chuck has been at the forefront of private business research including leading teams to create the first comprehensive set of Private Business Standards, Normalized Industry Trading Ranges for private businesses, and industry specific algorithms. His research papers and interests include the impact of generational change on long term employment, the transferability of mid-market private businesses and its impact on local communities, and the operational impacts of structural changes on performance and value. Chuck has a BA in Economics from Williams College, and a ME from MIT in Engineering & Business.