Chuck Lambert has a long history in management and finances. After graduating from The University of Southern Mississippi in 1982 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, founded his own private accounting company, Lambert’s Accounting. Using this experience, Chuck decided to dedicate himself to public service and in 1986 was appointed as Pike County Mississippi’s County Administrator and Comptroller. In this position, he oversaw the County Financial Office, as well as the administrative functions of the Board of Supervisors. During his time as Administrator, he reworked the county’s personnel policy, set up a County Operations Manual, and established a complete inventory of the county’s roads and bridges. After retiring from that position in 2007, Chuck then ran for public office and was elected as District Three Supervisor on the Pike County Board of Directors in 2008, a position he still currently holds. For three of the eight years, Chuck served as President of the Board of Supervisors. Chuck is a member of the Mississippi Association County Administrators/Comptrollers, in which he served as President in 1989.
Chuck began full-time with The Summit it 2008 as the Chief Financial Officer. In 2001, he was involved in the initial purchase of the company as a financial advisor to Charles Bates and had been on a contractual basis as a financial advisor for The Summit until he came on full-time with the company in January of 2008. Along with the responsibility of preparing and maintaining all administrative and financial reports and records for the corporation, Chuck has direct responsibility over the Payroll, Accounts Payable, and Billing Departments. He is also a key member of the management team and is very instrumental in the management of The Summit’s corporate office.