About Us

Charles Aris Executive Search quickly identifies and delivers world-class leaders who are qualified, available and interested in enhancing a client’s organization. The firm is recognized as the United States affiliate for global executive search alliance InterSearch. For more than 50 years, clients ranging from Fortune 500 firms to emerging innovators have relied on Charles Aris to place A-level talent in high-demand roles. The firm’s expertise, execution, focus on cultural fit and pinpoint deliverables connect leaders with opportunities worldwide in a variety of industries and functions.

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

  • Engineering, Operations & Supply Chain
    • Executive Leadership
    • Finance & Accounting
    • Human Capital
    • Private Equity & Asset Management
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Strategy & Corporate Development


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At Charles Aris Inc., the team’s expertise revolves around executive search and recruitment. The firm devotes considerable resources to ensure that their skills will be expertly put across 10 industries and seven functional business areas.

The majority of the team’s practice leaders joined Charles Aris after successful careers in industry. They combine extensive industry knowledge with executive recruiting expertise to ensure you get the right-fit candidate for your most pressing mission-critical roles.

Solutions And Expertise

With more than 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.

Our team recruits across seven functional areas and 10 industries, with the majority of our practice leaders coming from extensive backgrounds in their areas of focus.

  • 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

Charles Aris Executive Search Opens New Office in Washington, D.C.

Greensboro, NC-based executive search firm Charles Aris Executive Search has opened a new office in Washington, D.C. The firm was prepared for the expansion in 2020, but the pandemic put the plans on hold until now. The office will allow the search firm to strengthen relationships with existing clients and establish connections with new organizations. “The opening

Private Equity Firms Facing Finance & Accounting Talent Shortage

Private equity is booming, but there’s an area of concern beneath the headlines. It poses a serious threat to firms and portfolio companies alike: quality senior finance and accounting talent. It’s the toughest F&A market in more than a decade, as firms doubled and the number of backed companies grew 60 percent from 2010 through

Best Practices for Working with Executive Recruiters

Recruiting is a nebulous industry with a lot of common misconceptions, according to report by Derek Gracey and Jacob Watkins of search firm  Charles Aris. The recruiters provide a review of best practices they’ve found to be helpful when working with recruiters. Among them: be open, talk early and often, and be familiar with smart phone technology.

Charles Aris Appoints VP Human Capital and Organizational Development

The executive search field continues to be a welcoming landing pad for HR and talent executives looking for a career change. Greensboro, NC-based executive search firm Charles Aris recently expanded with the addition of talent management veteran Danielle Bowman as vice president of human capital and organizational development. “I know I speak for the entire Charles Aris family

Press Releases

Emily Szabo Earns Promotion to Senior Researcher at Charles Aris Executive Search

(March 8, 2021) Charles Aris Executive Search promoted Emily Szabo to senior researcher in recognition of her collaborative work and outstanding results as a valued member of its research and analytics team. Since November 2019, Szabo has used effective and efficient research methods to assist the firm’s executive recruiters – and thus the firm’s client

Colleen Morgan Named Human Capital Coordinator at Charles Aris Executive Search

(March 8, 2021) Charles Aris Executive Search is proud to welcome Colleen Morgan as the firm’s human capital coordinator. In this new position, Morgan will be working alongside the firm’s vice president of human capital and organizational development to provide support for team members on varying human resources initiatives. Morgan comes equipped to the Charles

Tiffany Barr Named Administrative Assistant at Charles Aris Executive Search

(March 8, 2021) Charles Aris Executive Search is proud to welcome Tiffany Barr as the firm’s new administrative assistant. In this position, Barr will work directly with the office manager to provide administrative support to all Charles Aris team members. Barr brings with her more than seven years of administrative and customer support experience. Before

Joel Goins Welcomed as Associate Recruiter at Charles Aris Executive Search

(March 8, 2021) Joel Goins joins Charles Aris Executive Search as an associate recruiter of diversified practices. In this role, Goins identifies and places world-class leaders in client organizations across diversified functions and industries. Prior to joining the Charles Aris team, Goins spent four years in multiple roles throughout Enterprise Holdings’ various business lines in

Bischoff Earns Promotion to Vice President at Charles Aris Executive Search

(Dec. 21, 2020) Executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. has promoted Jody Bischoff, an integral part of the company’s Strategy & Corporate Development recruiting team leading the firm’s Healthcare practice, from senior practice leader to vice president. “I am humbled, grateful and beyond excited to be stepping into this new role of vice president and



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