Charles F. Gobel is a River Vale, New Jersey, resident who has lived in Bergen County for most of his life. Heís a senior vice president for a major investment firm, a career thatís spanned over 25 years. Gobel is also the author of a book that chronicles his adventures with his son called Flying With Frankie, which Gobel is in the process of getting published. His son Frankie is a college student pursuing a career in acting. He was recently featured in a TV commercial for, not coincidentally, the tallest roller coaster in the world, Great Adventureís Kingda Ka.