Chuck Savage served as president of the Georgia United Methodist Foundation from July 2011 until June 2016. Chuck had served as member of the Foundation Board of Trustees for 18 years prior to assuming the role of president. He served as board chair for the five years immediately preceding his appointment as president. Chuck is a lifelong Methodist and is passionate about his faith, his family and the United Methodist Church.
Chuck entered the ministry after a successful 32-year career with IBM. He has served as senior pastor at several United Methodist churches in North Georgia including Christ UMC in Roswell and Kingswood UMC in Dunwoody. He is a 1967 graduate of Savannah State College with Bachelor of Science degrees in chemistry and mathematics. He received the Mastor of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology in 2001. He was ordained as an elder in 2004 and has been a delegate to the general conference in 2008, 2012, and 2016.
Chuck and his wife, Mary, have two children and four grandchildren. Chuck is an avid college basketball fan and enjoys playing golf.