Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
After earning a business degree in business administration from Kansas State University in 1975 and an MBA in finance from Northwestern University in 1976. Charlie entered the management training program at First National Bank in Wichita, now INTRUST Bank. In 1996 he was elected Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of INTRUST Bank. Becoming the fourth generation of Chandlers to lead the bank. In January 2009 he was elected Chairman/President/CEO of INTRUST Financial Corporation. Mr. Chandler is also a Director of Fidelity State Bank and Trust of Topeka and also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Wesley Medical Center, is the President and Board Chair of the Kansas Society for Children with Challenges, Co-Chairman of the Greater Wichita Partnership, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Kansas State University College of Business Advisory Council. He served for 18 years as a director of Westar Energy, including 16 years as Chairman of the Board, and for two years as Lead Director of Evergy, Inc. He was recently Co-Chairman of the Blueprint for Economic Growth (a 10 county collaboration in South Central Kansas), and served for over 20 years on the Board of The Navigators, as well as 3 terms on the Board of the KSU Foundation. In addition, he has served on the Boards of many other non-profits and community organizations.