United Way of the Lowcountry is proud to announce Charlie Francis has been selected as the Regional Campaign Cabinet Chairman for this year’s fundraising campaign.
He will be overseeing the entire campaign, which touches thousands of lives in Beaufort and Jasper counties. “I look forward to serving the United Way of the Lowcountry to exceed our goal of $2.5 million this year,” said Francis.
Francis is a longtime supporter the United Way of the Lowcountry and has served with the organization in many capacities over the years to include the North of the Broad Campaign Cabinet and Chairman of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society. “Charlie has grown the de Tocqueville Society significantly over the past few years and will make an excellent Regional Campaign Chair,” said Tina Lamb Gentry, president and CEO of the United Way of the Lowcountry.
Francis moved to Beaufort in 2010 with his wife, Becky, after retiring from a commercial and industrial real estate career in Providence, RI. He is a 1964 graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, CT. He served five years in the United States Navy, attaining the rank of lieutenant. In Rhode Island, he was a board member for several community organizations.