Chuck Bentley

Chief Executive Officer

Chuck Bentley is CEO of Crown Financial Ministries, a global Christian financial ministry, founded by the late Larry Burkett. He is the host of two daily radio broadcasts, The Crown Money Minute and My MoneyLife, featured on more than 1,100 Christian music and talk stations in the U.S., and author of his most recent book 7 Gray Swans, Trends that Threaten Our Financial Future.  

Chuck is the founder and executive director of the Christian Economic Forum, a global network of high achievers dedicated to advancing God inspired solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. It is best known for its annual Global Event accelerating the collaboration of Christian leaders from more than 25 nations.

 He also serves on the board of Foundations for Farming in Zimbabwe, an initiative dedicated to helping the ultra-poor learn to flourish using local resources, as well as Commonwealth, an impact investing foundation dedicated to improving underserved communities, including minority entrepreneurs in the United States, and those working together for peace in Judea and Samaria.  

Chuck was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by Capital Seminary and Graduate School, Lancaster, PA.  He and his wife, Ann, both graduates of Baylor University, have been married since 1978. They can be found reading and spending time outdoors with their family at their home in Knoxville, Tennessee, when they are not traveling the world together to advance Crown’s mission.  

They have four adult sons, two daughters-in-law, and five grandchildren.

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