Charles earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from San Diego State University in 1979. He worked in private industry for five years before entering public accounting in 1984. His public accounting experience includes working with large multi-state corporations and companies. He has been with the firm since 1991, and is currently in charge of auditing and reviewing engagements, related financial statements and staff training.
He is a member in good standing of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA). He is married with two children and lives in Downey.