Philip served nearly thirty years with an international management consulting firm. In 2007, he stepped down as president and COO and moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, to be become COO of Horizon Community Church. Phil holds a BS, MS, and PhD in Forest Science and an MA in biblical studies.
Linda has experienced nearly forty years of Christian growth and leadership. She has been a frequent mentor of women exploring their faith and has led numerous Bible studies for women in all stages of spiritual development.
In 2011, Phil and Linda said goodbye to Ohio and now share their time between Minnesota and Wisconsin, which is near their children and grandchildren. Linda continues to manage her business, Wild Goose Chase, LLC, and Phil is principal of Charlton & Associates, LLC.