Mentor – Advocate – Speaker – Author
Utilizing the latest science and medical research, the team helps those who have suffered TBIs (traumatic brain injury) and illnesses recover physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Charlene’s driving passion for health and her deep knowledge of wellness give her a unique background to help others improve their quality of life. She, herself draws on her experience as a thriver, not just a survivor of TBIs.
Philanthropist – Filmmaker
Charlene has worked with a number of youth, film and Veterans organizations. Her philosophy is that youth and teens deserve our support to learn and grow to create a life with opportunities. She has served as the Teen Director, the International Camp Conference Director and leader of grief support group for a religious organization. San Diego Film Makers Day Film Camp where high school students saw and participated in the making of two short film clips with Emmy and award winning crews.
As a Wellness Advocate Charlene created and voiced “Thunder Paws” a project for HolidayMagicCD.com. This heart filled project supports children who are ill or in a hospital during holiday time. Please know of this amazing group of professionals and support them.
The Flying Tigers 69th DRS has a very special place in Charlene’s heart; Her Dad, Stewart Fontaine, was a member of a pioneering squadron known for their heroism in China, Burma and India (CBI). Charlene believes the WWII Veterans of CBI tell the ultimate tales of sacrifice and love.
She often speaks at Chino California’s “Planes of Fame Air Museum” and volunteers at their annual air show’s Veteran’s tent.
As a filmmaker and writer, she continues to tell their stories and carry their legacy forward.
Throughout her rich and fascinating career, Charlene works in the worlds of wellness, business, law, and veterans. In business, she’s coached companies ranging from corporations to start-ups on boosting innovation and profits while streamlining operations. In law enforcement, she helped develop and deliver certified programs in multiple states.
As a devoted curator of WWII history, Charlene is the founder and CEO of a not-for-profit telling the stories of the WWII Flying Tigers 69th DRS and those who served in CBI (China, Burma, India).
To her clients, Charlene is a formidable, yet peaceful, and comforting presence. She’s passionate about finding the root causes for challenges in a person’s home and professional life so they can finally connect with themselves, others and nature. Ultimately, Charlene believes in sharing her diverse experiences on how to thrive in the most challenging circumstances.