Charles Besser

Charles Besser has been a leader in event and television production for more than 25 years.

About Charles Besser

Charles Besser has been a leader in event and television production for more than 25 years. At Intersport, Inc., the Chicago-based company he founded in 1985, he has developed a multifaceted firm capable of producing sports television, live events, and general entertainment on an award-winning level. In addition to specializing in multiple facets of sports entertainment, Charles Besser has created 20 West Productions, a company that produces general content for television. Since it was established in 2008, 20 West has worked with various cable and network stations to develop diverse programming options.

Outside of entrepreneurship and production, Charlie Besser remains active with multiple social causes. He serves on the board of directors for both Teach For America Chicago and YMCA of Metro Chicago. He also devotes time and energy to the efforts of Misericordia Heart of Mercy, Special Olympics, and New Horizon Center for the Developmentally Disabled. Charlie Besser resides in Chicago with his wife and their five children. 

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