Christian, Bible teacher, engineer, and chuck missler mark pdf businessman. He is the founder of the Koinonia House ministry based in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Missler graduated from the U.
Naval Academy in 1956 before working for several years in the aerospace and computer industries. He joined the Ford Motor Company in 1963. Missler joined Western Digital as chairman and chief executive in June 1977, and became the largest shareholder of Western Digital. In a 1984 interview, Western Digital’s then chairman, Roger Johnson, described the company under Missler as having a good reputation for technology with a terrible reputation for execution, and seriously undercapitalized.
In 1983 Missler became the chairman and chief executive of Helionetics, Inc. He left Helionetics in 1984 “to pursue other opportunities in the high-technology field”. In August 1985 Helionetics sued Missler, alleging a conflict of interest, claiming that after Missler and other Helionetics executives had decided not to purchase a small defense electronics maker, that same company was purchased by an investment corporation in which Missler held a controlling interest. In 1989 he headed up the Phoenix Group International, a former Colorado real estate company that entered the high-tech industry to sell personal computers to Russian schools.
Phoenix filed for bankruptcy protection in 1990 when the deal did not develop as anticipated. After teaching for many years at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, Missler moved to Coeur d’Alene in 1992 and founded Koinonia House.