Charles Frost is our regional sales manager for Florida and Georgia.
Originally from Austin Texas, Charles studied trumpet performance at Texas State University in San Marcos. He was a performer in the Santa Clara Vanguard and Tarheel Sun drum and bugle corps. Then, went on to work with many of Texas’ best marching bands and Arizona State University. Charles also worked as a professional trumpet player with SeaWorld, The JJ’s Band, WVL Music Theatre Company, and many other performing groups.
In 2013, Charles followed his passion of performing arts and education to work with Vanguard Music and Performing Arts, in roles ranging from Tour Manager to Executive Director. During his tenure, he helped Santa Clara Vanguard celebrate their 50th anniversary at the 2017 Rose Parade, perform internationally in Taiwan, and win a DCI World Championship in 2018.
Most recently, Charles has served as Vice President of Operations at PepWear where he was able to use his professional experience in graphic design, print production, and logistics management to serve their clients and customers. PepWear provided event merchandising solutions to many of the marching arts’ top clients including WGI, BOA, DCI, Blue Devils, The Cadets, The Cavaliers, and Santa Clara Vanguard.
Charles now lives in the Tampa, Florida area with his wife, Brittany and their two dachshunds, Grace and Frankie. You’ll likely find him cycling a trail or playing his trumpet around the area!