Charles has a passion for helping clients become more strategic. With vast expertise in the Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Oil & Gas, and Wholesale industries, Charles has partnered with hundreds of organizations to leverage the power of data and analytics to create innovative business and real estate strategies that transform their portfolios and enable core business success. As CEO of RES, Charles oversees all aspects of RES client services from initial client engagement through final opportunity execution. Additionally, Charles is responsible for company strategy, innovation, investments, talent acquisition, and others.
Before co-founding RES, Charles held several leadership positions at CRBE including Global Head of Innovation, Managing Director of CBRE’s Retail and Healthcare Analytics consulting practices, and Director of Client Strategy and Consulting. Earlier in his career, Charles served as Vice President, Development and Investment at Trammell Crow Company. He also held various positions at Sterne Agee Asset Management, The Shopping Center Group, Southern Nuclear Company, and Hubbell Power Systems.
Charles received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University and his MBA from Vanderbilt University. He also completed the Advanced Management Program: Real Estate Module at Harvard University. Among other accolades, Charles was a recipient of the CBRE Global Innovation Award three years in a row from 2010 – 2012.