Charles Hayden was raised in northern Kent County. He attended Western Michigan University and served in the XVIII Airborne Corps of the US Army. After his service, he began his career in financial services and has been serving his clients for over 20 years. Mr. Hayden holds the professional designation of Accredited Asset Management Specialist, Registered Financial Consultant and is a Partner at Hayden Ries Investment Management. Chuck specializes in asset management, investment analysis, financial planning for real estate owners, medium sized business owners, and charitable giving. In his spare time, Chuck is a Search and Rescue Instructor, travel writer and an expedition traveler. He resides in Lowell, Michigan with his wife Martha, daughter Charlotte, and son Noah.