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Charles Edwin Self

Charles Edwin Self, American financial consultant, retail company executive.


  • Self, Charles Edwin was born on June 6, 1934 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Son of Loy Evry and Louzelle (Childers) Self.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Randolph Macon College, 1956.


    • Budget specialist General Electric Company, Schenectady, New York, 1960-1964. Merchandise controller Montgomery Ward & Company, New York City, 1964-1967. Controller The Hecht Company, Washington, 1967-1970.

      Vice president, finance controller Zayre Corporation, Framingham, Massachusetts, 1970-1979. Vice president finance Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, Arkansas, 1979-1987. Private practice finance consultant Bellingham, Washington, since 1987.

      Member finance steering committee National Mass Retail Institute, New York City, 1980-1986. Chairman National Capital Group of Controllers, Washington, 1969. Chairman, board directors Consumers' Choice Inc., Bellingham, Washington, 1990-1994.

      Board directors Bank of Bellingham, Northern Automotive Corporation, Phoenix.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Commissioner Conservation Commission, Massachusetts, 1976-1979. Board directors American Field Service, Arkansas, 1984, Whatcom Museum History and Art, Bellingham, 1990-1995, president, 1994-1995. Trustee Western Foundation, Western Washington University, since 1991, St. Luke's Foundation, since 1994, chairman board, directors, Bellingham Festival of Music, since 1997.

    Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1960. Member B'Ham (Washington) Yacht Club.



    Boating, fishing, stained glass, woodwork.


    • Married Phyllis Ann Stevens, September 2, 1961. Children: Tim, Randy, Betsy.
    • father: Loy Evry Self
    • mother: Louzelle (Childers) Self
    • spouse: Phyllis Ann Stevens
    • children: Tim Self
    • Randy Self
    • Betsy Self
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    • 1956
      Randolph Macon College
    • 1960 - 1964
      Budget specialist, General Electric Company
      Schenectady, New York, United States
    • 1964 - 1967
      merchandise controller, Montgomery Ward & Company
    • 1967 - 1970
      controller, The Hecht Company
      Washington, United States
    • 1970 - 1979
      vice president, Zayre Corporation
      Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1970 - 1979
      finance controller, Zayre Corporation
      Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1979 - 1987
      vice president, finance Wal-Mart Stores
      Bentonville, Arkansas, United States
    • 1987
      private practice, finance consultant Bellingham
      Washington, United States