Charlie Secchia

Charlie Secchia currently serves as a partner at SIBSCO, LLC. Charlie is also the owner of Attico Ventures LLC, an asset management company. Previously, he ran Secchia Ltd. in Rome, Italy as Owner and Manufacturer’s Representative and before that worked at LEAR Corporation as Business Development Manager, Project Manager, and International Purchasing Manager. His time at LEAR provided him with the opportunity to manage customer relationships with clients on multiple continents, and run the company’s Russian venture, based in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, overseeing 650 employees. Mr. Secchia received his Bachelor of Arts degree from John Cabot University in Rome, Italy in 1993 with a major in International Affairs. In recent years, Charlie has been appointed to many economic and finance committees, including the Board of Directors of the Economic Club of Grand Rapids, the Kent County Convention and Arena Authority (CAA), the Grand Rapids Downtown Market Board of Directors, the World Affairs Council Board of Directors, and The University of Chicago Oriental Institute Visiting Committee.