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Charles D. "Chuck" Pittman

Charles D.

Charles D. “Chuck” Pittman of Hiawassee, Georgia, is serving his second three-year term on the Shriners Hospitals for Children Board of Trustees. He was re-elected during the Shriners’ 2019 Imperial Session held in Nashville, Tennessee, June 30 – July 4.

Pittman was raised a Master Mason in 1985 at Glenwood Hills Lodge #703 F&AM. He is a charter member of Charity Daylight Lodge #754, which he served as Master in 2014. He has been a Scottish Rite Mason since 1985 and York Rite Mason since 1999. In 1999, he received the prestigious York Rite Merit Award. He was inducted into Royal Order of Scotland in 2007. Pittman joined Yaarab Shriners in Atlanta, in 1985, and served as Potentate in 2013. He served on the Yaarab Shriners Board of Directors for seven years.

In 2012, Pittman was elected to the Shriners Hospitals for Children — Greenville Board of Governors, which he served for four years. He is a nine-year Colorado Corporation voting member and a four-year Iowa Corporation voting member. Pittman is a fourth-generation Master Mason and third-generation noble of Shriners International. He is a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason and a York Rite Knights Templar.

Pittman serves on these Shriners Hospitals for Children committees: Chairman of Hospital Regulations; Donor Development, where he served as Vice Chairman in 2017; Vice Chairman of Transportation; Legal Affairs; Medical Affairs; Affiliations; Telehealth and Board of Governors Nominating standing committees. He also serves as the Trustee Board liaison to the St. Louis and Houston Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Pittman had a 20-year corporate career with PepsiCo and owned his own business for another 22 years. He has served as President of The LOGO Depot since 1996 and as CEO of Marketing Corp. Concepts since 2003. He has also served as the Vice President and National Sales Manager of Fire Service Plus since 2014.

Pittman is supported by his lady, Gail, of 44 years, and grandchildren, Emma,13, and Brayden, 9. His son, Kevin, and his lady, Janel, live in Newnan, Georgia.