Charles (Chuck) Easley is the recipient of Georgia Tech’s 2023 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) UNITE Award.
The ACC UNITE Award was created to honor individuals affiliated with the league who have made an impact in the areas of racial and social justice. An initiative of the ACC’s Committee for Racial and Social Justice (CORE – Champions of Racial Equity), the award was developed and approved by the ACC’s 15 member institutions.
Easley was a former Rhodes Scholar State Finalist, a two-time all-ACC honoree, and a three-time football letterman at Georgia Tech. Easley has been named a Top 10 Outstanding Young Atlantan and has been recognized for his service with awards like the Camp Fire Ember Award, Georgia Tech Outstanding Young Alumni, and Georgia Tech Total Person-Former Student-Athlete of the Year.
Easley currently serves as a Professor of Practice in the Scheller College of Business and is affiliated with the Institute for Leadership and Social Impact (ILSI). He advises ISLI’s strategy for co-curricular programming addressing racism and inequity as it relates to business, society, organizational and public policies, and procedures.
A proud Georgia Tech alum and former student-athlete, Easley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Management and a minor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Institute, graduating cum laude. He divides his free time between service to his community and his alma mater. Easley has extensive experience in strategy execution of supply chain optimization and design, business transformation, operations improvement, process improvement, and executive coaching. He has served on the boards of many civic and non-profit groups, including The Westminster School, Georgia Tech Alumni Association, Georgia Tech Athletic Association, and Johnson C. Smith University College of Economics and Business, to name a few.
Taken from the Georgia Tech Athletics Association.