Since 2005, Chuck has been providing M&A advisory services to both sellers and buyers. He is an advisor who has seen deals from all sides – buyer, seller, outside counsel, in-house counsel and M&A broker.
Prior to 2005 he held executive level positions with GE Security. Most recently as President of Residential Solutions business, with responsibility for the global residential security market. He began his career with GE Security in 1995 as Vice President and General Counsel of ITI Technologies (NASDAQ: ITII, predecessor of GE Security).
Prior to joining GE Security, Chuck was an attorney with the law firm of Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A. for seven years, where his practice included mergers and acquisitions, securities, and intellectual property. Prior to attending law school, he was employed as an accountant by Honeywell.
Mr. Durant holds an Accounting Degree and a Law Degree from the University of Minnesota, as well as an MBA from Minnesota State University.