Charlie first earned a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering, with an emphasis in geotechnical and construction studies from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville before his masters studies in geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology. After graduation, Charlie spent his early career working as a Project Engineer, Senior Project Civil Engineer, and Senior Land Development Specialist with various companies. He then served as a Department Manager and Client Development Manager with a national engineering consulting company in Minneapolis. Most recently, Charlie was a Senior Estimator and Senior Project Manager with a large geotechnical drilling company in Minnesota.
Charlie is a licensed Professional Engineer in Minnesota and Wisconsin. He is active in his church and the Apple Valley community, south of Minneapolis, where he resides with his wife. Charlie’s hobbies include hockey, golf, reading, and spending time with family.
Swinging Bridge Anchors, Virginia Department of Transportation