For over 30 years, Chuck has helped business owners achieve superior performance from their companies and themselves by becoming more-effective leaders.

An Advisor, Leader, Writer, and Speaker

Chuck started Violand Management Associates in 1987 to help small businesses achieve sustained profitable growth by working with business owners and their teams to achieve long-term professional and personal success. Today, the company’s focus remains on small businesses with a concentration in the trades and in the cleaning and disaster restoration industries.


Founder of Violand Management Associates, a consulting firm working internationally in the United States, Canada, and Australia to help small businesses achieve sustained profitable growth.


In addition to owning, running, and selling various businesses throughout his professional career, Chuck has also served as a board member and officer of several not-for-profit organizations.


A featured writer for multiple trade publications serving the restoration and cleaning industries and twice winning the Patricia L. Harman Golden Quill Award, recognizing the best article of the year.


An engaging speaker on entrepreneurship and growing small businesses, Chuck has presented to thousands of attendees at conventions and trade shows throughout the U.S., Canada, and Australia.

Chuck pens a weekly leadership series, Monday Morning Notes, that has run faithfully since 2003 and has authored two booklets on the inner workings of small businesses: Overcoming Stage 2 Stall and The Inner Game of Business. His first book, The Entrepreneurial Conspiracy, was published in 2021.

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Chuck writes a weekly leadership series published every Monday.