About Us

With nearly half a century as its foundation, Charles Aris Inc. quickly identifies and delivers world-class leaders who are qualified, available and interested in enhancing your organization.

Clients choose and return to Charles Aris for its expertise, execution, focus on cultural fit and pinpoint deliverables. That’s why Charles Aris is trusted by organizations around the world, from start-ups to Fortune 500 firms.

In addition to its industry-specific recruiting practices, Charles Aris addresses your organizational needs across these integral functions as well:

  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Engineering & Operations
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Executive Leadership
  • Private Equity


Solutions And Expertise

With nearly half a century as its foundation, Charles Aris Inc. quickly identifies and delivers world-class leaders who are qualified, available and interested in enhancing your organization.

Their direct experience in your field gives them a solid base of industry knowledge that enhances their ability to understand the unique challenges your company encounters. Learn more about Charles Aris team members in its Spotlight series.

  • Executive Search
  • Recruitment Research
  • Accounting/Audit
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clinical Research
  • Commercial Banking
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Foundations
  • Global Markets
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Industrial
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Research & Develop.
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

10 Benefits of Retaining an Executive Search Firm

Organizations typically use an executive search firm when a top job opening is important enough, senior enough and when discretion is at a premium. These three factors warrant the investment of bringing in a search firm. Executive search firms are in the business of finding high impact thought leaders who share the same principles, goals,

Charles Aris Appoints Practice Leader

Greensboro, NC-based executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. recently expanded with the addition of Luis Tejada as its newest practice leader. Mr. Tejada will focus on recruiting A-level sales and marketing leaders on behalf of clients in the food and beverage industry. He brings an extensive background in shaping sales and marketing programs for a variety of organizations

Charles Aris Expands Private Equity Recruiting Practice

Greensboro, NC-based executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. recently expanded its professional services offering with the addition of Lucas Durr to its finance and accounting recruiting practice. Teaming with Jim Etling, who leads the firm’s recruitment services in finance and accounting and serves as its primary practice leader in private equity, Mr. Durr will identify and recruit leaders

Charles Aris Appoints Technology Practice Leader

The booming technology sector, vibrant even when the economy was softer, shows little sign of retreat, according to a host of recruiters who service companies across the field. It continues, in fact, to produce capabilities and services that few imagined just a decade ago. In response, a number of search firms have expanded their technology search practices. Greensboro, NC-based executive

Press Releases

Food industry leader Luis Tejada joins search firm Charles Aris Inc.

Executive search is a sales-driven industry in which recruiters work to sell top talent on opportunities with client organizations. Some of the most successful performers in the business have deep technical experience in the spaces where they now recruit. Enter Luis Tejada, the newest addition to the Charles Aris team of recruiting practice leaders. Tejada will

Charles Aris Inc. again ranks among USA’s top executive search firms

Executive Search Review doubled down on its national recognition of Charles Aris Inc. in May. In its annual list of the top 50 executive recruiting firms in the United States, the Hunt Scanlon Media publication ranked Charles Aris as the 30th largest firm nationwide, according to industry revenue figures. Charles Aris generated 11.3 percent year-over-year revenue growth

Charles Aris Inc. promotes senior HR leader Myron Pearman to VP

GREENSBORO, NC, MAY 9, 2018 – Executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. has promoted Myron Pearman to vice president of human resources and organizational development for his continued success in leading the firm’s efforts in talent identification and retention, employee relations and organizational strategy. In addition to his oversight of the firm’s efforts in payroll, benefits, accounting, learning

Derek Gracey earns promotion to associate practice leader at Charles Aris

GREENSBORO, NC, March 28, 2018 – International executive recruiting firm Charles Aris Inc. announced the promotion of Derek Gracey from senior associate recruiter to associate practice leader. In his new role, Derek will add business development responsibilities across the human capital sector to his functional recruiting efforts in Strategy & Corporate Development. “I’m excited to continue moving up at Charles

Rick Noel to Lead Charles Aris Inc.’s Automotive Recruiting Practice

GREENSBORO, NC, February 22, 2017 — Executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. has expanded its recruitment services once more, thanks to Rick Noel, an Engineering & Operations practice leader focused on placing senior leaders with client organizations in the automotive industry. Rick joined Charles Aris Inc. with 31 years of experience in engineering, operations, quality and project management



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