As founder, Charlie has overall responsibility for Beringea’s activities. He has more than 20 years of investing experience and is directly involved in identifying, analyzing and making investments, providing ongoing assistance and strategic advice to portfolio companies, and coordinating the investment exit process. In addition, he manages the Michigan Growth Capital Partners Funds, which provide growth capital and/or mezzanine financing. Since the Firm’s founding, Charlie has served on numerous portfolio company boards, and is currently a director at All In One Medical and Detroit Institute of Music Education.
Charlie was a long-time board member of Venture Michigan Funds I and II, funds-of-funds targeting Michigan-based venture capital firms, and the Michigan Strategic Fund, one of the State’s leading economic development and finance authorities.
He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.B.A. and a MBA.