Treasurer, Chuck Driessen - Driessen Water, Northfields, MN – Term 6/17
In July 1991, Chuck joined the Driessen Family business that consisted of 8 franchises in MN, IA and IN. For 14 years prior, he held various financial positions with Medtronic, SooLine RR and the FDIC. During college and high school summers he worked for his father, Gene, helping out wherever needed in the Owatonna and Waseca locations. Since joining Driessen Water in 1991, Chuck has worked closely with his brother Dan to grow the family businesss, which today consists of 21 locations in MN, IN and TX. As CEO, Chuck’s work focus is long-term strategy, growth and the business/family relationship with 17 family owners. In 1980, Chuck and Kris were married. They live one hour south of Minneapolis/St. Paul in Owatonna, MN and have three children; Claire (30) married to Justin Terrones, Franklin (28) and Olivia (26); two grandchildren: Lola (4) and Brody (2); and three dogs Thor, Ernie and Izzy. Chuck’s hobbies are restoring his wooden boat, sailing, and hanging out at his cabin in northern MN.