Charlie joined Colorado Open Lands in 2021 after a brief period working as an attorney focused on real estate and water matters in the Roaring Fork Valley. He is from Virginia and has lived in different spots in Colorado since 2013. He has worked with several environmental nonprofit organizations as a volunteer or providing legal advice. Charlie earned his JD from the University of Colorado Law School and a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Auburn University. He enjoys hiking, snowboarding, riding bikes, camping, floating and whatever else gets him outside.