About Us

Charles Aris quickly identifies and delivers world-class leaders who are qualified, available and interested in enhancing your organization. Clients choose to interview 89.6% of the candidates we present, and 83% of our placed candidates stay in their new roles for at least three years.

Clients choose and return to Charles Aris for our expertise, execution, pinpoint deliverables and focus on cultural fit, and have been doing so since our founding in 1969. Our services and experience ensure that your hiring needs are met with the best talent in your marketplace.

When you work with us, you will partner with one of our functional recruiting practices to ensure you’re greeted by a team member with robust experience in the type of role you’re seeking to fill. Within our functional practices, you will also work with team members who have experience finding talent in your organization’s specific industry.

Visit charlesaris.com to learn more.

ACHIEVEMENTS

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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 core functional areas and 10 core industries, with the majority of our practice leaders coming from extensive backgrounds in their areas of focus

Solutions
  • Executive Search
Industries
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Aerospace/Defense
  • Agriculture
  • Asset Management
  • Automotive
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Clinical Research
  • Commercial Banking
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Products
  • Consumer Services
  • Data & Analytics
  • Energy
  • Engineering & Archit.
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • FinTech
  • Global Markets
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • Industrial Products
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Luxury
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Mobile
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Banking
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Retail
  • Software
  • Supply Chain
  • Technology
  • Transportation
  • Travel, Hosp. & Leisure
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
Functions
  • Business Development
  • C-Level
  • C-Suite
  • CEO/President
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • Human Resources
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

What Candidates are Really Looking for In New Jobs 

“New normal” is a phrase encompassing the innovative world of working from home and spending less time in a traditional office setting. Since the second half of last year, 75 percent of the roles within the corporate development practice of Charles Aris Executive Search filled were fully remote. Of the remaining non-remote 25 percent, half

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.

Multimedia

VIDEOS

An Intro to Charles Aris Executive Search
The Charles Aris Podcast: Top profiles for private equity business development roles
The Charles Aris Podcast: Chad Oakley and Sean Curley discuss the M&A market
The Charles Aris Podcast: Charles Aris CEO Chad Oakley on our new Agriculture Practice
Who is Charles Aris