Nov 22, 2021
After earning a PhD in Social and Clinical Psychology from Clark University, Charlie Bresler became Director of Behavioral Medicine for The California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno (CSPP-F), where he was a full-time professor and founder of a teaching clinic for treating anxiety & stress disorders. He was recruited to The Men’s Wearhouse where he became head of human resources, stores, and marketing and ultimately President. He stepped down in order to fulfill his long-standing desire to work directly on social and economic issues.
In 2013, Charlie became volunteer Executive Director of The Life You Can Save, a non-profit dedicated to reducing extreme poverty and its devastating effects on over 700 million people globally. Through his financial support and leadership, Charlie has helped TLYCS’s Founder, Peter Singer, develop the organization from the ground up. In February, 2021, Charlie stepped down as Executive Director, but remains an active major donor, and Board member with a focus on fundraising, marketing communications and strategy.
Charlie lives in Washington State with his wife Diana, a family
physician, who partners in supporting The Life You Can Save. He
welcomes discussion and questions at charlie@thelifeyoucansave.