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Charles W. Buffington III & Jr.'s Bio:

Deacon Charles William Buffington was born in Cordele, Georgia, and raised in Miami, Florida. A graduate of Miami Northwestern Senior High, Harvard Business School Advanced Management Program, and Williams College Executive Program, Deacon Buffington is President/Founder of C.W. Buffington & Associates, Inc. Prior to founding the business, he served as Vice President of Sales for the state of Georgia at BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc. Deacon Buffington has over 25 years experience in Corporate Sales and Marketing.

An ordained Deacon, Chairman of Stewardship Ministry, Sunday School Teacher and Menís Discipleship Teacher at Greenforest Community Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia, Deacon Buffington has served as a church leader in dynamic growth-oriented ministries for over 20 years.

Deacon Buffington is passionate about teaching Godís Word and uses his gifts to help others advance the cause of Christ through stewardship. He lives in Alpharetta, Georgia with Minnie, his wife of 34 years. They have one son, Charles III, and one daughter-in-law, Susan.

Buffington and his wife are long-term supporters of the Atlanta branch of Habitat for Humanity, and in 1996, established The Buffington Family Foundation through the Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund to serve as a conduit for their support of organizations that share their mission to uplift the condition of families and children.


Charles W. Buffington III was born in Miami, Florida, and has lived in Miami, Atlanta, New Jersey and Birmingham. A graduate of Vestavia Hills High School in Birmingham, Charles received a bachelors of science from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He also earned his masters of business administration (MBA) degree from Emory University.

After graduating from West Point, Charles served as an officer in the Army. Currently, he works as a national account manager for Avaya, a leading telecommunications provider. In his spare time, he is an officer in Toastmasters, a real estate entrepreneur, and a business professor at the University of Phoenix.

Charles and his wife, Susan, live in Roswell, Georgia.

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