Chuck Fink dove into the art of storytelling at age 63 after taking a class at OLLI UNC Ashevile. He has
appeared in numerous shows throughout the Asheville area and beyond, telling personal
stories filled with angst, drama and a healthy dose of humor. Chuck’s legacy is Men’s Wisdom Works,
men’s groups he created for aging and retired men. Chuck’s stories reflect life’s disappointments, joy’s
and mostly hope. Prior to retiring from a career as a seminar leader and organizational consultant,
Chuck wove stories into his classes and consulting, to bring organizational and management theory into
real life. Chuck attended The George Washington University and earned a bachelor’s degree in business
management from The Union Institute/University. He is a member of The Storytelling Network, The
North Carolina Storytelling Guild, and The Asheville Storytelling Circle. Lately, Chuck has become the
Wizard of Weaverville Storytelling. He tells stories, produces storytelling shows and teaches classes in
Telling Personal Stories at The Weaverville Community Center, home of the Weaverville Center for
Community and Healthy Living. You guessed it. Chuck lives in Weaverville, with his bride of 43 years,
Audience type: Teens and adults.
Story type: Personal narrative, for example one story is about my funny and failed attempts at golf, and another story is about my father
Workshops: He teaches storytelling classes, and provide storytelling coaching at The Weaverville Community Center.