Charlie Monfort is the founding owner, chair and CEO of the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club. He grew up in the family cattle feeding business, working at every level, and in 1988 became president of Monfort International Sales, one of the world's largest exporters of beef. Later he was named president of ConAgra Refrigerated Foods International which consolidated a number of ConAgra business divisions including Swift & Co., Armour-Swift-Echrich, Butterball, Beatrice Cheese and Monfort International Sales.
Monfort is a past chair and remains a member of the Special Olympics board of directors. He is a past chair of the Citizens of the West steering committee.
He has a degree in marketing and business management from the University of Utah and resides with his wife, Vanessa, and two children in Greeley.