Charlie has been an entrepreneur since 1995, owning and operating companies in the financial, energy, entertainment and real estate sectors. Previously, Charlie was the Managing Director and a principal of Hebets & Maguire, a corporate finance consulting firm where he was instrumental in developing strategies for companies such as Robert Half International, Vestar and Barrett Jackson.
His specialty is in franchise opportunities, and spent years working with companies such as Cold Stone Creamery prior to its sale to Kahala Corp. Previous to that, he was a broker and banker at Morgan Stanley, specializing in private placements, PIPE’s and Rule 144 offerings, working with companies such as HealthEquity. Before that, he was a credit analyst at Wells Fargo and is a U.S. Navy veteran. Charlie is heavily licensed in the securities industry by FINRA and the NFA and has several professional designations. Charlie received a BA in Political Science at the University of Arizona minoring in Economics and Naval Science and attended the MBA program at the Eller School of Business at the U of A.
Charlie is a member of many professional and trade organizations within the real estate, energy, entertainment and financial industries, has spoken at national level conferences and sits on the boards of 6 national charities.