Family Office Director
Charles Horton grew up in Syracuse, NY, where after high school he started his undergraduate education at West Point (United States Military Academy) on a Congressional Appointment. After receiving an Honorable Discharge, Charles completed his undergraduate career at Swarthmore College (Swarthmore, PA) with a degree in Economics. Throughout his collegiate career, Charles was also an accomplished football and lacrosse player where he received numerous team and conference awards. After working at an entrepreneurial venture, Charles attended Wake Forest University to obtain his MBA.
As a businessman, Charles has achieved success as a corporate executive in Fortune 100 companies, and as an entrepreneur that has built companies whose clientele have included numerous Fortune 500 companies. Charles has also been recognized for his business prowess, including receiving the CIAA Man of the Year Award and Charlotte Business Journal’s 2009 Top 40 Under 40.
Presently, Charles is the Family Office Director for Worth Advisors. Worth’s Family Office supports the unique needs of its high net worth individuals and their families by combining decades of finance and business experience with a network of industry leading resources to provide effective financial solutions.
Charles has been fortunate to be able to give back to the community in various manners, including serving on numerous boards such as Urban League of Central Carolinas, United Way of Central Carolinas – Mooresville/Lake Norman, Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman, Samaritan Ministries, and Wake Forest University’s Alumni Council.
Charles lives in the Charlotte, NC area with his children Charles Michael and Chandler.