Life long learner: It is never too late to be what God wanted us to be. Chuck started out pursuing medicine at Loyola University, Chicago. Life changes, and now his life is moving full circle as he helps others find joy, wellness and good health. While working in fulltime TV and radio Chuck started his own communications company and still found time to go back for a masters degree at age 50. Along with various degrees, Chuck also holds a certificate in “Second Half Significance” from Pepperdine University and the Halftime Institute. He looks to inform, inspire, encourage and lead people to a life journey of wellness. Chuck believes we are all forever in transition no matter our age and have to be ready to adjust along the way.
Communicator: Chuck spent his entire professional career taking complicated scientific information and making easy to understand. He continues on that journey as he makes the best health and wellness principals understandable. Many know Chuck from his local radio and television work in Detroit or at the national level for various networks.
As a communicator, he has multiple Emmy awards and was awarded the prestigious Silver Circle Award for broadcast excellence. He is one of the most trusted figures in Michigan. Chuck is now a frequent keynote speaker, podcast host and spokesperson who looks to inspire people to a long life of wellness.
Chuck was once given a title that included the word innovation. He has always looked to innovate in his career and life. That sums up what he is about now; continued innovation in life and encouraging people of all ages to focus on their own wellness, reinvention and finding joy in life. Chuck truly believes that true wellness must focus on mind, body & spirit.
Chuck is a Mayo Clinic trained Wellness Coach and holds a certificate in “Second Half Significance” from Pepperdine University and the Halftime Institute. He spent a professional lifetime taking complicated, scientific information and making it easier to understand on a daily basis. Now his goal is to take often complicated wellness information and make it easy to understand and actionable.
Chuck is one of the most trusted figures in Michigan. He is an author, frequent keynote speaker, podcast & radio host. He also serves as an on-camera host and spokesperson for various projects. Many people may know Chuck from his national and local radio and television work in Michigan over four decades. He has multiple Emmy awards and was awarded the prestigious Silver Circle Award for broadcast excellence by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He could be found over the years forecasting the weather, hosting a game show seen across Michigan or getting in his New York state of mind by forecasting the weather on the NBC Today Show or the CBS Morning News.
After retiring from fulltime television news, Chuck served on staff at two churches before recently returning to the Catholic Church. He also worked as a leader of various efforts to bring business, media, churches and non-profits together as “forces for good”. These efforts include helping lead a prayer walk in Detroit that brought an estimated twenty-five thousand people to the city.
Chuck loves the adventure of life. He lived and studied in Israel and Jordan for a month as part of his master’s degree. He and his wife have been back to the Holy Land twice and once leading a pilgrimage. Chuck is a private pilot and has been scuba certified. He has flown with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, flown through the eye of a hurricane and chased tornadoes. He has been to the top of two volcanoes and lived in the Amazon jungle of Peru on expedition.
Chuck’s greatest joy is being a Christ follower and lover of family. Chuck and his wife Susan live in southeast Michigan and have been married for more than forty years. They are blessed to have a growing family of five children and their spouses along with seven grandchildren and two dogs.
Don’t let self doubt or the world creep in and tell you that you can’t do something. You can change the world. I have seen first hand tireless, serving hearts accomplish such great things.
Let’s do good things.