Charles Green began working in his parent’s small business at age 8 and attended many “board meetings” around the dinner table. Today he is a recognized small business authority with over 30 years of advising, financing and investing in entrepreneurs. He consults with business owners and bankers, writes about financial topics and teaches finance through seminars and conferences.
His experience as a commercial banker, venture capitalist and advisor yielded clients in more than 30 countries. He founded and served as President/CEO of Sunrise Bank of Atlanta. Charles has served as corporate director for several businesses in the U.S., Mexico and Europe including a NASDAQ-listed company.
Charles authored several books and articles about business financing including bestselling The SBA Loan Book, 3rd Edition (Adams Media) and Get Financing Now (McGraw-Hill).
He earned a B.S. in Finance from the University of Alabama and completed the Stonier National Graduate School of Banking at the Wharton School of Business. He serves as Chair of the Fulton County Arts Council and as a Director of the Atlanta Medical Center. In 2005 he was named the Financial Services Champion by the Georgia District of the U.S. Small Business Administration.