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financial consultant , Retail company executive

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.


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.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, fishing, stained glass, woodwork.


Married Phyllis Ann Stevens, September 2, 1961. Children: Tim, Randy, Betsy.

Loy Evry Self

Louzelle (Childers) Self

Phyllis Ann Stevens

Tim Self

Randy Self

Betsy Self