Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Charles Sueing
Charles Sueing, a native Memphian, earned his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and has resided in the Nashville area since 1994. He is owner and President of Sueing Insurance Agency, Inc., which is a full service insurance and financial services agency with Nationwide Insurance & Financial Services. Having begun his career with Nationwide 24 years ago, he moved through the ranks of corporate management before branching out to start his own agency here in Nashville 20 years ago. This full services insurance agency offers insurance solutions and financial services including coverage for auto, homeowners, business and life as well as a variety of retirement and investment vehicles. He was recognized by Nationwide Insurance Co as the 2007 Regional Community Service Award winner and 2009 District Community Service Award winner for his outstanding community and customer service work. He also received the 2008-2009 Spirit of the Chamber Award from the Nashville Chamber for his efforts in leading Small Business Initiatives. His firm was recognized as a 2012 Honoree for being a Top 300 Small Business of the South.
Charles is also very active in various business and community organizations and has served at the Board level on many of them. He has a passion and heart for advocacy, particularly, in the realms of service and educational equality. Believing that the attainment of a quality education is the key component in providing a platform upon which success can be pursued, he has dedicated much of his time and resources in serving in organizations that seek to achieve this goal.
Current Board Positions
Middle TN Council of Boy Scouts, Executive Committee
Past Nominating Committee Chairman
Past Steering Chairman
Past Scoutreach Strategic Plan Chairman
Past Vice-President Scoutreach
Nashville Business Coalition, Board Member
Nashville Food Project, Immediate Past Board Chairman
Greenways Commission of Metro Parks, Board Member
Teach for America, Regional Board Member
Past Board Positions
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle TN, Executive Committee
Faith Family Medical Center, Executive Committee
Leadership Nashville Alumni Association, Board Member
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Executive Committee
Small Business Council, Chairman
Chamber Education Committee, Chairman
Nashville Association of Real Estate Brokers, Executive Committee
Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce, Chairman
North Nashville Community Development Coalition, Executive Committee
Rotary Club of Nashville, Board Member
Tennessee State Fair Board of Commissioners, Vice-Chairman
Metropolitan Board of Parks & Recreation, Board Member
Urban League of Middle TN, Board Member
100 Black Men of America, Global Board Member
100 Black Men of Middle TN, Past President
In 2008, he was appointed by Mayor Karl Dean to serve as a Commissioner for the TN State Fair Board and was later appointed to the Metro Board of Parks and Recreation. In 2016, Mayor Megan Barry appointed him to serve on the Greenways Commission and Greenways for Nashville Board.
He is an alumnus of the 2010 Class of Leadership Nashville and is President of Tau Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and was honored as the 2013 Alpha Man of the Year, Tau Lambda Chapter.
He is married to Marie, his wife of 24 years and they have 3 children. They are members of Lake Providence Baptist Church, where he serves as a deacon. When not busy pursuing business opportunities or being involved in community service, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, enjoying good food and good music and loves to golf.