Charlie began in the paint industry with Ascanio Painting & Decorating, staying with them for 20 years before starting his own painting business. He managed his own business for three years before joining Maine Paint in 1998. He has worked his way up from Assistant Manager in the South Portland store to managing all locations. He is now continuing to manage Maine Paint in a part-time capacity. In his extra time he enjoys volunteering, and spending time with his large family.