Dr. Percy J. Charles is Trident’s Outreach Regional Manager of Strategic Military & Community Relations. Dr. Charles is a 24 year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Security Police/Forces Career Field throughout his career. During his time in the Air Force, he held various leadership positions ranging from Installation Entry Controller to Law Enforcement Patrolman, ending his career as a Squadron Superintendent. He served in various locations across the United States, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Korea, and Japan. His deployments have taken him to Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Afghanistan in support of Operations Desert Storm, Desert Shield, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
Dr. Charles is a lifelong learner, earning three associates degrees, a bachelors degree and a masters degree while on Active Duty and his doctorate post retirement. He continues to pass along his passion for education to everyone he meets and truly believes great things come to those who pursue education across the span of their lifetimes.
Dr. Charles and his wife Lisa have been married 19 years and have two sons and a daughter-in-law. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and traveling the world with Lisa.