Charles has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant since 1984. Charles spent eight years serving on the Advisory Board for the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters (TR), the country’s premier provider of software to accounting firms. He has also served on the CPA Advisory Board of Sageworks, Inc., a leading developer of financial analysis tools for financial professionals. Charles frequently serves as a speaker for groups and organizations, including presenting for over a decade for TR at their annual users’ conference. Charles has also presented workshops for the Illinois State Bar Association and the Missouri Society of CPAs.
Charles graduated from the University of Denver College of Business Administration with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1970. He then spent 13 years managing supermarkets and other businesses. Charles taught an accounting course at Southwestern Illinois College for two years. Charles has spent the last 30 years working at helping small business owners succeed.
When you are super busy running a business, it can be easy to let customer appreciation slide to the bottom of your long to-do list. The problem is, if you don’t show your customers love on a regular basis, they’re going to feel neglected, which can put their continued loyalty at risk.
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