Charles Goodman has been in the securities industry since 1987. He began his career with Paine Webber (5 yrs), moved to Smith Barney (15 yrs), then Morgan Stanley (4 yrs), and finally LPL Financial in 2010.
Charles has an entrepreneurial spirit, with a background in the oil and gas industry, real estate, as well as ownership of several small businesses.
His educational background includes two engineering degrees (in mining and petroleum), graduating from New Mexico Tech in 1974.
Charles has a boutique financial consulting practice, catering to a select group of high net worth individuals and retirement plans.
He has the CIMA (Certified Investment Management Analyst) designation from the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA).
Charles is married to his wife, Diane, and has two sons who actively run the other family businesses. He, as well as his two sons, are Eagle Scouts. In his spare time he likes to travel, trek, and ski. Some of the trekking includes rim-to-rim hikes of the Grand Canyon.