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Introducing The Light Center Cofounders






          Charles Betterton

Charles has been helping individuals, organizations and communities discover and manifest more of their ultimate destiny for over 30 years by fostering personal, organizational and community development, empowerment, successful living, transformation and capacity building. He has a Master's in Community Economic Development (CED) from Southern New Hampshire University and he is certified as an Economic Development Finance Professional by the National Development Council. The field of Community Economic Development focuses on the three areas of self-help, empowerment and capacity building. Charles has been developing award winning projects in these three areas for three decades.

Charles has over thirty (30) years of administrative and turn-around management experience in government, community development, community economic development, business and nonprofit organizations including twelve (12) years with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He also served for three (3) years as Executive Director of Community and Economic Development for the City of Kankakee, Illinois, ten (10) years as Executive Director of nonprofit organizations involved in personal, spiritual, organizational and community development and over five (5) years creating, leading and managing cause-oriented companies.

Charles has developed and delivered dozens of seminars and workshops including: Personal And Professional Success Techniques; Motivision; 21 Steps to Successful Living; TULIPS, The Ultimate Life Inpowerment Planning System; 10 Steps in Co-creative Visioning and Strategic Planning, Seven Ascension Attitudes; Empowerment 101, Enlightenment 101, etc. He is co-founder of CENTER SPACE (the Center for Spiritual, Personal And Community Enlightenment) Ultimate Destiny University and Universal StewardHeirShip and he is the creator and co-author of the Ultimate Destiny Success System.

Charles has provided training and consulting services to companies, chambers of commerce, non-profit organizations, churches and communities. He has produced major events for personal, professional and community development for up to 1,800 people featuring world class trainers such as Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Jim Rohn, Les Brown, Mark Victor Hansen, Bonnie St. John, Brian Tracy and others. He has been written up in hundreds of newspaper articles, made numerous radio and television appearances and has had many articles published in magazines.

Charles has founded or co-founded dozens of non-profit organizations and companies involved in personal, organizational and community development and empowerment. These organizations have over 200 web sites that provide products and services that help individuals, organizations and communities realize more of their potential, discover their purpose in life and know how to manifest their ultimate destiny.

Charles is a member of the World Business Academy, Social Venture Network, Heart Math, Institute Of Noetic Sciences, The Love Center, Spirit In Business, International New Thought Alliance, and Association for Global New Thought. Charles can be reached at 760-212-9931 or by email at or

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