Charlie Imbergamo has more than 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, primarily serving in the education and pastoral ministry fields. Before joining Team NLC as the Director of Strategic Programs, Charlie served as the founding president and CEO of the first Cristo Rey Network School in Florida, a college prep high school and corporate work-study program for underrepresented youth in East Tampa. Charlie has served in several executive leadership roles and on various boards of directors in New York, New Jersey, Texas, and Florida. He currently serves on the BayCare Behavioral Health Board.
Prior to his work in educational leadership, management, and fund development, Charlie was a teacher, coach, and youth minister with teens and young adults.
A native of New York, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Spanish (with an equivalent major in Italian) from St. Joseph’s College in Brooklyn, New York, a master’s in Educational Leadership from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, and an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. He has been a CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) since 2012.
Charlie is a fan of good food, music and theater, and enjoys spending time in and on the water. He is proud to call Tampa Bay home and strives to live his college motto: “Esse Non Videri” – to be is not to seem to be. You can read more about Charlie here.