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Hi I'm Chuck

I am a business advisor and CPA, I love numbers, I'm also a triathlete, former naval officer and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've always loved numbers, probably as a result of my father being an accountant too. I love helping business owners learn to improve their profits. I get great satisfaction helping my clients with filing their taxes. When I'm not working in the office, I enjoy volunteering, running, biking, and spending time with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I attended a protestant church with my family as a child. As a teenager I enjoyed reading the bible, praying, and would attend church occasional with a friend. The LDS missionaries visited me one day and taught me about what Mormons believe. I was surprised to see that they have such a strong testimony of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. In fact, I was surprised to learn that the church name is actually The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I asked to be baptized and after receiving permission from my parents, I was allowed to do so. My life has changed ever since. My mother passed away from cancer a year after I joined the church. Having learned the plan of salvation from the missionaries helped me so much during that time in my life. I later became a missionary and was able to serve the people of Peru for two years of my life. I now have five children and one grand-daughter. We're all so busy but we sure enjoy spending time together. Knowing that we will be able to live together forever is such a great blessing.

How I live my faith

I am so fortunate to be able to teach the gospel essentials class during Sunday school. Visitors to our ward or congregation attend my class where we discuss basic church doctrines. It is usually a small class where everyone can feel comfortable contributing to the discussion. I'm also a volunteer auditor and twice a year visit other congregations where I audit their finances, including contributions, distributions of funds, and correct procedures. Volunteering in the community is also important. Taking part of a day to share in volunteer work with family and friends builds relationships and just feels good. Being a treasurer for non-profits helps them to focus on their primary objective while I help with the financial side.