Chuck is the founder of Optimum Strategies Inc. a family-run business whose specialty is primarily working with business owners and professionals in assisting them with employee benefits, succession and estate planning. Since 1982, Chuck has dedicated himself to learning his craft and has been recognized as one of the top 3% in his chosen profession.
Chuck is recognized as a 10-letter man having earned his Bachelor of Commerce from UBC, Certified Financial Planning (CFP) designation, Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (CH.F.C.) and has spoken at many industry and professional functions. His openness, sense of humor and common-sense approach to complex issues makes dealing with unpleasant life events such as death and disability an easier conversation. Chuck loves helping people clarify their goals and attain what is important to them.
In the past, Chuck has been immersed in his community by coaching youth soccer, assisting in fundraising for youth scholarships, Big Brothers, Kids Up Front, and federal politics. Chuck is currently involved with Power to Be. His family originally immigrated from Switzerland and Chuck became active in the Swiss Canadian Chamber of Commerce and led the organization as President. Chuck loves being outdoors and participating in most sports. Currently, he loves to golf, snowmobile and bike. Chuck is married and has raised two children and is a step-father to one.