Chuck Proudfit is the Founder and President of SKILLSOURCE®.  His extensive corporate expertise comes from general management at three industry-leading firms:  the Procter & Gamble Company, the Ernest & Julio Gallo Winery, and LensCrafters Corporation.  As a business student at Harvard University, Chuck pioneered the school’s undergraduate organizational development curriculum.

Chuck is an executive board member with Self Sustaining Enterprises, generating profits for philanthropy through entrepreneurial ventures; with Nuway Foundation, combatting poverty in Nigeria; and with Good Cities, revitalizing communities.  He is a Co-Founder of NET (Neighborhoods Embracing Transformation), serves on the Corporate Leadership Team for Transform our World, and is an Elder at Grace Chapel.

Chuck is the co-author of BIZNISTRY: Transforming Lives through Enterprise (available at, and author of Citywide Marketplace Ministry in a Box.  He holds a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do under U.S. Olympic Coach Hong Kong Kim.  Chuck and his wife Jeryl have two children adopted from South Korea.

“Setting the right strategy is more than half the battle”