Don was the winner of the Lands’ End Marketing Competition in 1998 while getting his Business Degree from Valparaiso University. From there he went on to own his own business providing computer training to young and old alike. He later joined a logistics firm helping with many Fortune 100 companies including John Deere, Goodyear, and Subaru.
Don has been a volunteer Prison Chaplain for the State of Indiana for the past 8+ years. He has also served as a leader of small group ministries for the past 14 years. Don has been facilitating a teen ministry program for Barnabas Ministries for the past 16 years as well. He also served as a CASA(Court Appointed Special Advocate for children) in the Indiana court system.
Don has been married to his wife, Teresa, for more than 28 years, and they have 9 children (4 biological and 5 adopted). He has a love for the orphans around the world and has had the privilege of serving on multiple mission trips to many countries to extend the love of Christ.
“The mission field for us all is right where God has us” is a quote I believe in. Marketplace Ministry is one of the most powerful opportunities we have to influence the world
Chuck is a seasoned C12 Chairman, having been with the C12 Group since 2005. He is now the Managing Chair for the C12 Group of Greater Indianapolis and the Tri-State area of Southern Indiana, Western Kentucky, and Southern Illinois.
Chuck combines his passion for serving Christ in the marketplace with a successful career as a business leader and business owner. He was the founder and CEO of Pave Tech, inc, a specialty contractor of high performance pavement maintenance products and construction services, begun in 1984.
As a full time C12 chairman in two market areas, Chuck brings more than twelve years experience of professional facilitation to our groups, comprised of 12 business owners and C-suite members. He is a trusted personal encourager, accountability partner, and business confidant.
Have you been called to run a business as an ambassador of Christ? We help you do that with excellence. Would you like to understand better this call to run a business with an eternal perspective? As our guest, come and enjoy the camaraderie of business owners like you - dedicated to helping each other with business wisdom and problem solving.
In your journey toward hearing “well done” by the Master, Chuck and The C12 Group will help you successfully navigate today’s business challenges.
C12 is America’s leading business forum for Christian chief executives and business owners, with 2000+ members nationwide. Come and experience the C12 Group in action. Great Businesses. Greater Purpose.
Chuck lives in Carmel Indiana with his wife Jane, a Nurse Practitioner at IU Health North. They have four grown children and eleven grandchildren. Chuck enjoys golf, motorcycles, and fishing. He truly loves the game of business too, and invites you to enjoy the dynamic C12 Group experience.
You don’t have to do it alone.