Chuck is a retired finance and operations executive with over 30 years of experience. Early in his career, Chuck worked as a financial analyst at IBM Europe headquarters in Paris. He returned to the US and soon became Executive VP for Givaudan North American Fragrances where he led the operations and administration team through the merger of Givaudan, Roure and Fritsche, Dodge & Olcott. More recently, Chuck was CFO of luxury fashion house J.Mendel, President of Assouline Publishing and CFO of luxury jewelry design house David Webb. He holds a BA degree from Tufts University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.