Rick Seaman Lecture: Chuck Surack


Chuck Surack


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Rev. Jon Cavanagh, Campus Pastor, interviews Chuck Surack about his life and story.

Chuck Surack is founder and president of Sweetwater, one of the U.S.'s largest dealers in musical equipment. His business has grown from his home and VW microbus to a 44 acre corporate campus in Fort Wayne which includes offices, distribution center warehouse, retail store, recording studio, and a 250 seat theater. Chuck has been active in many non-profits and civic endeavors through the years. He and his wife, Lisa, have one daughter and two sons.

Rick Seaman was a business professor and coach of women’s tennis. He died suddenly on Sunday, December 13, 1998 while playing basketball in the Odle Gymnasium. For more information see the 1999 Ilium, and Winter 1999 edition of Taylor Magazine.