Dr. Charles (Chuck) Gutenson has had a varied career, from a manager in a Fortune 500 company, to a professor of systematic theology at Asbury Theological Seminary, to Chief Operating Officer in both for profit and non-profit sectors.
Chuck began his career as an electrical engineer in 1978. During the early part of his career in private industry, he focused on the marketing of power distribution products for a Fortune 500 company. In 1987, he joined a start-up venture developing home automation systems and products. As a result of his work in home automation, he was awarded a pair of patents. He began his work at the start-up as vice-president of engineering and advanced to president and chief operating officer before answering God's call to seminary.
He spent 10 years at Asbury Seminary in Kentucky, most recently serving as the professor of Theology and Philosophy. He received an M.Div. from Asbury in 1995 and a PhD in Philosophical Theology from Southern Methodist University in 2000. Chuck is the author of three books and numerous articles on a variety of theological, theo-political, and philosophical topics.
He recently completed a stint at Sojourners as Chief Operating Officer, and now has founded his own company bringing to bear his years of experience for a variety of companies on a consulting basis.
Chuck and his wife, Bobbie, have a daughter, Sara.