Chuck earned his B.A. in Economics from UC San Diego in 2007 and immediately went to work as a Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst for a Boutique M&A Advisory and Private Equity Investment Firm. In 2009, Chuck made his first big career move, joining the Army through the College Option Program and earning his commission into Military Intelligence through the Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning. From there, Chuck truly won the duty station lottery, having spent his 7 years of service stationed in Hawaii and Colorado. While a part of the Tropic Lightning (3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division), Chuck deployed to Afghanistan, where he served as a Signals Intelligence Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer. Most recently, Chuck spent 18 months in command of the Military Intelligence Detachment for 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), where he deployed to West Africa and supported Special Operations in more than 10 countries around the world. In 2016, Chuck makes his next big career shift, entering the Full-Time MBA Program at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He is a proud member of the MBA Class of 2018.