Charles R. Evans, ChFC®, CLU®, LUTCF

Charles R. Evans, ChFC®, CLU®, LUTCF

Financial Advisor

Prior to opening Benchmark Investments & Insurance in the fall of 2007 with his wife, Hattie, Charlie worked as a financial advisor at many other companies during his 30-year career. He began as an advisor with Thrivent for four years, then as an outside wholesaler in Baltimore for seven years, first representing USF&G and then CNA Insurance companies. He further developed his career serving nine years at Security House in Baltimore, first as an estate planning consultant, then as a brokerage and compliance manager supervising 45 investment representatives. In 2002, he opened an Edward Jones office in Manchester, Maryland, where he served for five years.

Charlie was born in West Virginia and grew up in Florida, earning a degree in political science from the University of South Florida, with post-graduate study in education.

Charlie has his FINRA Series 6, 7, 24, 26, 63, and 65 securities registrations; has Life, Health, and Accident insurance, along with Property and Casualty Insurance, licenses; and is an Investment Adviser Representative with Commonwealth Financial Network®. His earned designations include ChFC® (Chartered Financial Consultant®), CLU® (Chartered Life Underwriter®) and LUTCF (Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow).

Hattie and Charlie enjoy taking care of their seven acres in the country, Driving his ’35 Ford Tudor Touring Sedan and '33 Roadster. He enjoys bicycling, camping, hiking, reading, and gardening.

Since 2002, Charlie has been an active member of the Lineboro-Manchester Lions Club, where he has served as president, zone chairman, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors.