Chuck and Guy met just after WWII in Fair Lawn, N.J. as the exodus to the suburbs began. So similar in their interests, they became fast friends. camping, hunting, trapping, and becoming Eagle Scouts, they parted for college and until Guy’s release in 1973, lost contact. Renewing their friendship the families have enjoyed wonderful times together, which continue.
After Bucknell, Chuck joined the Army as a Psychologist in the Medical Corps. His role was to counsel soldiers and families suffering from PTSD. His duty posts were at Ft. Monmouth, N.J. and later with the 25th Infantry Division and 10th Special Forces in Munich, Germany.
He was instrumental in closing part of Dachau Prison that housed the 41st MP Detachment accused of abusing U.S. Army prisoners, some who had not been convicted. (see Newsweek, August 30, 1971).
After the service he joined ITT Corporation as an Industrial Psychologist and Director of Executive Selection for Sheraton Hotels in Boston. Using Executive Search consultants to identify hotel executives around the world, he decided to enter the search business and spent the next thirty five years opening and managing New England’s largest executive search practice as well as Ollinger Partners from 1986-2007.
Over the past ten years, he has produced a TV Series for the U.S.Virgin Islands called Southbound Adventures, invented a game called TEGO, which is a cross between Tennis and Golf, developed a big game fishing lure called the Peckerhead, written his memoirs “Ollie’s Odyssey”, and created the Heroic Love project.