As the Senior Director of Congressional Affairs, Charles leads SEIA’s energy and carbon portfolio. Charles started off his career in politics working for Congressman Danny K. Davis of Illinois as a fellow. Prior to joining SEIA, Charles previously served several roles in Representative Robin Kelly’s office, most recently as her energy advisor, including helping to lead an Energy and Commerce Committee round table on diversity in the energy industry. With 6 years of Capitol Hill experience, he has a deep network with strong relationships on both sides of the aisle.
Charles is a graduate of Tuskegee University where he was involved in a number of on-campus activities, including playing football for the Golden Tigers. Charles currently lives in Washington, D.C. where he enjoys fishing, golfing, and visiting the various museums around the DMV.