Charlie is a lifelong resident of Nassau County who grew up on his family's farm in the heart of District 5.
While working on the family farm, Charlie developed a strong work ethic and discipline. These traits helped him learn the ins and outs of running a successful business.
Charlie would go on to start and run a small business in Nassau County. This experience taught him the value of creating a framework that would allow businesses of every size to thrive in Nassau County.
More recently, Charlie has worked for a large corporation, and through that experience, he continued to develop skills necessary to effectively collaborate with others, establish goals, and efficiently accomplish complex and multi-faceted tasks.
Charlie currently serves on Nassau County's Planning & Zoning Board, where he takes an active role in organizing and developing infrastructure projects for Nassau County.
Even while building an impressive professional career, Charlie has always put his family first. He has been married 47 years to Linda Schwend Gressman. They have two sons and their daughters-in-law, Caleb and Hillary Gressman & Grant and Leslie Gressman. Charlie and Linda are the proud grandparents of five amazing children: Riley, Rowan, Hallie, Reese, and Colton.
Not only does Charlie bring a significant level of business & planning experience to this race, but his sense of service to our community and nation is also unquestionable.
Served in the US Army Reserves
Served on the Nassau County Farm Bureau
Served on the Florida Farm Bureau's Young Farmer & Rancher State Committees
Five-time Westway Feed Products President's Council Winner
Served on the board of the Southeast Milk Producers
Served as Pop Warner Commissioner & Little League Coach
Serves as a Deacon at Callahan First Baptist Church
Has participated in numerous disaster relief programs both domestically and abroad
Volunteered on mission trips to Honduras to educate children and help construct a children's home
A lifetime of developing relationships with the people of Nassau County, a strong business background, and an unwavering commitment to selfless service...it's easy to see that Charlie Gressman is the only clear choice to serve as Nassau County Commissioner, District 5.