Spotlight: Charles Bolden

Every month we focus on an outstanding staff member of the BCM Family. This month, it’s Charles Bolden in ambulatory operations.

Charles Bolden

Charles Bolden

Name: Charles Bolden

Title: Guest services representative

Department: Ambulatory Operations

How long have you been at BCM? One year, five months

What’s your favorite thing about working at BCM? The culture. Making patient care and comfort our first priority really makes a difference.

Where were you born? Houston

What is your favorite kind of food? Anything spicy

What is your favorite restaurant in Houston, and at that restaurant your favorite dish? Perry’s Steakhouse. I love the pork chops.

What’s on your music playlist? Gospel, jazz, R&B, country, zydeco, rap, salsa, Reggae, pop and the list goes on

What is your dream vacation? I would like to tour Greece.

What is your favorite TV show? “Chopped” on the Food Network

Complete this sentence: Most people wouldn’t know that I … am a licensed cosmetologist. I graduated from the Paul Mitchell School specializing in cutting and coloring.

What are some of your personal hobbies? Horseback riding and cooking

Last book you read? “Where the Sidewalk Ends” by Shel Silverstein to my nephews. It was read to me by my grandmother when I was their age.

Last movie you saw? “The Chef”

Any kids? Pets? A Dogo Argentino named Asland and a horse named Strawberry Wine, who recently had a colt named Ebony

Favorite food on campus? Green Chile Chicken Soup

Favorite BCM/Medical Center hangout? The Bistro at the Jamail Building. I have had many great lunches there with my BCM family.