Chuck Proudfit is founder and president of SkillSource, a business consultancy which provides consulting, training, coaching and networking services on a national basis. He brands himself as a "business builder."
Proudfit has successfully built several businesses of his own. Alongside his staff, he has helped hundreds of clients achieve the sustainable sales and profit growth for which SkillSource is regarded. He is a 1987 magna cum laude graduate of Harvard University's organizational management program.
Proudfit developed his general management expertise at three industry-leading firms: The Procter & Gamble Company, The Ernest & Julio Gallo Winery, and LensCrafters Corporation.
He has been quoted, interviewed, profiled and published in notable media such as Success magazine, Small Biz Guide, Inspire Cincinnati Magazine, the Business Courier, The Small Business Journal, The Cincinnati Enquirer, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe and Success Radio. He is author of the SMALLBIZSENSE™ training series.
Proudfit holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do under U.S. Olympic Coach Hong Kong Kim. He is the founder of At Work on Purpose™, a charitable organization that assists individuals and organizations to "make a difference as well as a dollar," and is CEO for Self-Sustaining Enterprises, Inc. (SSE), a nonprofit umbrella organization based at Grace Chapel Church in Mason, Ohio. SSE works with local churches, business leaders and philanthropists to create BISNISTRIES, or marketplace ministries, in which a business dedicates excess profits to fund economically self-sustaining programs such as orphanages in Mexico and India, and freshwater drilling for the village of Jos, Nigeria.
He has received the prestigious Angel Award for community service from the Smith Family Foundation. Chuck and his wife, Jeryl, are the proud parents of two children adopted from South Korea.