Charles Cammack, Jr.

Fort Wayne Community School Corporation

Charles Cammack, Jr. was named Chief Operations Officer for Fort Wayne (Ind.) Community Schools in August of 2010. He joined FWCS in 2008 as Human Resources Director with 20 years of experience in the field, including 17 years with Knight Ridder, Inc.

At Knight Ridder, he served as the vice president for human resources at Philadelphia Newspapers, Inc., a position he earned after working for several years as director of human resources for the Post-Tribune in Gary, Ind., and manager of human resources at Fort Wayne Newspapers. From 1978-1987, he was a reporter and anchor for the former WKJG-TV 33 in Fort Wayne.

As the Chief Operations Officer, Mr. Cammack is responsible for Communications, Health & Wellness, Human Resources, Legal, Security and Transportation for one of the largest school districts in Indiana. In addition, he received a Labor Relations Collective Bargaining Studies Certificate from Cornell University; certification to conduct CCL 360 ◦ assessments from the Center for Creative Leadership; and is a certified Crucial Conversations Training through Vital Smarts.

Mr. Cammack received his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette, and his master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He and his wife Michelle have two adult children and reside in Fort Wayne.