Charles O'Hara

After graduating from Lafayette College with a BS in Civil Engineering, Chuck spent his entire 37-year career working for Procter & Gamble.  He began his career at P&G's largest manufacturing facility in Mehoopany, PA.  Over the 30 years Chuck worked at the Mehoopany facility, his assignments included operations, project management, and environmental and energy affairs.  Chuck served as the Site Public Relations Manager the last 5 years he was at Mehoopany.  In this role, he was responsible for media relations, state & local government and legislative relations, and plant contributions. 

In 2005, Chuck transferred to the Government Relations organization for Procter & Gamble in Washington DC.  He advocated on federal and global public policy and on legislative and regulatory issues in the areas of chemical management, innovation, the environment, sustainability, energy, privacy and supply chain issues.  Chuck retired from P&G in June 2012.  

After obtaining his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Scranton, he also served as an adjunct instructor at King's College and Penn State University, Wilkes-Barre campus teaching Principles of Management, Financial Management, Operations Management, and Business Policy.  

Throughout his career, Chuck was active in community service.  He served on the Board of: Keystone College (La Plume, PA), Luzerne County Head Start (Treasurer), Leadership Wilkes-Barre (Vice President), Maternal and Family Health Services (Chairperson), and the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce (President).  He also served on the Wyoming Seminary President's Council, the Lafayette College Alumni Association and the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Club (President).

In addition to serving on the Board of the Bay Atlantic Symphony, Chuck is a trustee of the Avalon Home and Landowners Association (AHLOA) and participates in Cape May County’s Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP), preparing income taxes.  Chuck enjoys cycling in his spare time and is a member of the Jersey Shore Cycling Club. He lives in Avalon, New Jersey with his wife Cheryl.