Charles Thompson, President
Charles Thompson is the President of Specialized Property Management and holds primary responsibility for the firm’s long-term strategic direction and overall management while maintaining deep involvement in ongoing process innovation and company operations. He brings over 23 years of experience specializing in turnaround management, strategy-based consulting, and implementing best-practice operational models.
From 2010-2013, he served as Chief Operating Officer for Property Management Business Solutions, growing the company from 98 offices to over 240 offices in 42 states. He increased assets under management from $2B to over $7B under his leadership while creating key strategic alliances with The Home Depot and Homevestors.
Prior to his role with Specialized Property Management, Mr. Thompson served nine years as president of Chartwell Global Solutions, an international manufacturing and distribution company. There he developed and launched a new division and opened new markets in Mexico, Canada and Asia while driving a 400% increase in top-line revenues and working abroad with supply chain partners in China, India and the UK. In the early nineties, Charles served within several Fortune 500 companies with a focus on business unit strategy, operational improvement and organizational and process redesign.
Charles has served on the Board of Directors for Plains Capital Bank, Texas Economic Research Board, Central Ministries and Property Management Business Solutions. He holds an MBA from Northwestern Kellogg School of Management and a B.A. from Texas Tech University. He is an avid snow skier and golfer and enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys.