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Charles Hightower | Biography
Charles lives in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with his beautiful wife Charnay, nine-year-old son Charles Hightower III (Tripp), and four-year-old daughter Camille Hightower (Cami). Charles enjoys playing golf, lifting weights, and watching the Dallas Cowboys and OKC Thunder in his spare time. Charles has 14 years of Environmental, Health, and Safety experience. Charles currently works for Energy Transfer as the Corporate Safety Manager. Charles received his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Safety from the University of Central Oklahoma (2010) and obtained his Master’s Degree in Fire and Emergency Management from Oklahoma State University (2014). In 2016, he accomplished a career goal of becoming a Certified Safety Professional. Charles Hightower serves on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Safety Council. He also serves as part of the Industrial Safety Curriculum Advisory Committee for the University of Central Oklahoma and is an ASSP Executive Committee Member. Charles is a passionate Health and Safety professional that believes no job is too big for safety, and he gives 100% effort in helping ensure that all workers make it home safely.