As a 2005 EMBA School of Management outstanding graduate, Charles “Chuck” Schue is recognized by the George Mason University Alumni Association for both his professional and personal achievements as the School of Management’s Distinguished Alumnus. Chuck’s leadership and mentorship strengths are exemplified through his outstanding service to the local community and continued involvement at the university with promotion of continued education through his business philanthropic efforts.
Chuck is co-owner and President of UrsaNav, Inc., an advanced engineering and IT firm with principal offices in the United States and Belgium. He started UrsaNav in the second term of his GMU EMBA program, and the company is approaching its ninth birthday. A serial entrepreneur, Chuck is also co-owner and co-founder of Flowtronics (1982), Grolar Technologies (2011), and ChronoMetrix (2012). He has put to very good use the knowledge, skills, and experiences from his time as an EMBA student, having led UrsaNav through the acquisition of seven companies, the most recent in January of 2013. Chuck also provided the impetus for diversification into legacy system transformation, boutique product design and development, corporate memory management, and alternative timing and frequency solutions that resulted in UrsaNav becoming a three-time winner of Inc. Magazine’s 500|5000 award for the fastest growing, privately held, engineering companies in the U.S.
Chuck is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the American Society for Quality; a founding member of the Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services’ Special Committees 127 and 131; a Marine Representative of the Institute of Navigation; and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Navigation.