Chuck Willis

VP Global Key Account Manager

Chuck Willis is a highly accomplished professional with 18 years of sales experience, including 12 years of specialization in the data center industry. Chuck currently holds the position of VP Global Key Account Management, successfully managing some of our largest hyperscale clients. Chuck’s focus on understanding customer needs and providing tailored solutions has been the driving force behind the remarkable growth of the accounts under his supervision. Prior to joining Direct Line in 2018, he held significant roles at Corning as a Sales Engineer and Global Account Manager.

Chuck’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from Western Carolina University, underpinning his strategic and analytical approach to business challenges. 

Notably, Chuck holds prestigious BICSI certifications and has been a trailblazer in establishing BICSI installer classes at Direct Line, supporting our commitment to training through the Direct Line University program. Chuck also initiated a partnership with Central New Mexico Community College to provide training to students interested in becoming top tier installers, many of these students later joined our client sites as interns.