Mr. Charles S. Katz, “Charlie” to anyone who knows him, joined the staff of KCME as Corporate Sponsorship Sales Associate in January of 2015.
Most Recently, Charlie was President of Charlie Katz Consulting (charliekatzconsulting.com) – specializing in building, developing, growing and managing relationships between the business community and the learning community.
Charlie has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from St. John’s University, he is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of Colorado Society of CPAs.
As Director of Corporate Engagement for the National Academy Foundation (NAF), a non-profit educational foundation based in New York City, he was responsible for recruiting, developing and managing national business partner relationships to increase the number and quality of corporate volunteers nationwide. In doing so, Charlie expanded business support for NAF Academy programs throughout the country and assisted Academies in recruiting, developing, enhancing and maintaining high quality local business Advisory Boards.
Prior to joining NAF, Mr. Katz was Vice President of Education for Citistreet, a subsidiary of Citigroup, Inc. Charlie was also President of University Research Associates, an educational division of the Citigroup, which specialized in writing pre-retirement and personal financial planning materials, as well as presenting educational seminars to employees of Fortune 500 clients. Charlie has developed and given over 1,500 presentations, including numerous train-the-leader seminars, on the importance of taking personal responsibility for one’s future financial independence.
Charlie lives in Colorado Springs, CO with his wife and two dogs. They have three adult sons, three grandsons and four granddaughters. When not working, Charlie can be found on his bicycle in and around El Paso County, or on his skis in Summit or Chaffee County.