Chuck is a managing owner of FredrickZink & Associates. A Summa Cum Laude graduate of Fort Lewis College in Business and Accounting, Chuck has been a practicing CPA since 1978. He has provided tax, audit, and business consulting to various sizes of businesses in the Four Corners area, including construction contractors, retail, and other service oriented businesses. Chuck has been called upon to provide expert witness testimony regarding business issues, consultation to legal counsel on commercial litigation cases, and review of claims for insurance companies and adjusters.
Chuck is an active member of many professional organizations. Since 1978, he has been a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. At the latter, he has served as Vice President and Treasurer of the Executive Committee, Vice Chair and Chair of the Small Business Committee, and Chair of the CPE board. In 2000-2001, he served as President of the Colorado Society of CPAs. At the Four Corners Chapter of CPAs, Chuck has served as Chair, Vice Chair, and CPE Coordinator. He also served as Chair of the City of Durango Financial Advisory and Budget Review Committee for 18 years, as well as being a member for the City Retirement Board since 1989. Chuck served four years on the AICPA governing council and is currently a member of the AICPA PCPS Executive Committee.
Chuck is also involved in many community organizations. He has served as President of the Durango Youth Soccer Association, Chair of the Executive Committee of the Volunteers of America Southwest Safehouse; member of the Fort Lewis College Business Advisory Council; and Treasurer of Trout Unlimited, Five Rivers Chapter. He is the Treasurer and charter board member of the Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado. Chuck served on the Board of Directors for the Durango Independent Film Festival and currently serves on the Homebuilders Association of Southwest Colorado.
Chuck shares his experience and education with the local community by giving lectures to interested groups, such as Fort Lewis College. He is the moderator for the White House Conference on Small Business and frequent speaker on financial, tax, and retirement planning, business management and small business computer applications.
Chuck has lived in Durango since 1972. He is the proud father of three adult sons. He enjoys fly fishing, attending soccer events, playing and listening to jazz music, swimming, and reading.