Charlie graduated from Harvard College in 1957 and spent the next thirty years in banking, first with JP Morgan in New York City and London, then two small banks in London, and finally (in 1979) as Chair of the First National Bank of Peterborough, NH, which he merged into Granite State Bankshares Inc. He held the presidency there until he retired in 1989. Charlie was a consulting partner of Touche Ross &Co in New York City for two years before coming to New Hampshire. In 1990 he helped develop, finance, and build RiverMead, a continuing care community in Peterborough. He was CEO there until retiring again in 1998. Since 1979 he has served a number of organizations in a variety of capacities, including director of the New Hampshire Land Conservations Program (five years) and the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests (four years), Trustee and Board Chair for Franklin Pierce College (ten years), Director and Treasurer, State of New Hampshire Business Finance Agency (six years), Chair of the New Hampshire Retirement System (three years) and Antioch University New England’s Board of Visitors. Charlie is presently a Trustee of Trust Funds for the Town of Marlborough, New Hampshire.