Chuck Arnold joins the Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI) Team bringing expertise gained over 40-plus years of working in state/local government and nonprofit organizations. Chuck has an extensive knowledge of procurement requirements, regulatory issues, policy, finance, and the challenges that face public entities in all jurisdictions.
Chuck’s career in state government included holding positions as an auditor, chief budget officer, and chief administrative officer for various state agencies, including the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation as well as the Comptroller of the Treasury.
Additionally, Chuck held leadership positions in education where he was responsible for all non-instructional activities in several schools. He most recently served as the associate director of schools with responsibility over finance and administration in two Tennessee school districts. He also has served as the chief financial officer for a nonprofit organization.
Chuck earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Middle Tennessee State University. And, he is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Tennessee. His understanding of government finance, procurement, planning, and management will be welcomed by SPI clients.