Charles Zahl


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Charles Zahl, Director/Treasurer, SoCal EED

Charles is a serial entrepreneur with broad experience as a founder and early executive in several startup companies as CFO, strategy and business development executive. He has over 15 years experience in a range of industries including mobile marketing, diagnostics, and business services. Charles’ background includes executive and operational management, fund raising, product development, strategic planning, business development, finance, and market development.
Following the sale of Soapbox Mobile in 2006, Charles has consulted with startup and early-stage companies to raise capital, develop business and marketing plans, design market entry and product development strategies, and negotiate technology licensing agreements.
Charles is an active community leader serving on the San Marcos Economic Development Corporation and the San Marcos Budget Review Committee, and previously was a member of the General Plan Advisory Committee. He serves on the San Elijo Elementary School PTO (since 2007), and is Treasurer on the Board of Directors for San Elijo AYSO.