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

Charles Aris Strengthens Search Staff
Charles Aris Peter Uber Food Beverage

Greensboro, NC-based executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. has expanded with the addition of Peter Uber as its newest colleague. He will focus on recruiting senior-level sales and marketing leaders on behalf of clients in the food & beverage industry. Mr. Uber brings an extensive background in shaping sales and marketing programs for a variety of organizations.

What to Really Consider When Hiring a Search Firm
Hiring Search Firm

Organizations justifiably take many criteria into account when considering partnering with an executive search firm. But which ones are the most important? A new report by Mitch Oakley, founder and CEO of search firm Charles Aris, lays out the questions to ask when selecting a recruiting firm for your next big assignment. Various studies have underscored

Charles Aris Announces Promotions
Charles Aris Promotions

Executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. has recently announced promotions for Ashlee Wagner, Heather Porter, and T.J. Deal. Ms. Wagner has been named as senior associate practice leader. As a key member of the firm’s strategy & corporate development recruiting practice, she will focus on placing senior leaders with client organizations in the financial services industry. Prior

Charles Aris Promotes Knowledge Management Leader
Charles Aris Promotes Brian Styers Knowledge Management Leader

Executive search firm Charles Aris Inc. has promoted senior director of knowledge management Brian Styers to vice president of knowledge management and communications for his work in leading the firm’s efforts in research, marketing and digital strategy. In addition to overseeing the firm’s knowledge management division, Mr. Styers’ new role includes greater senior leadership responsibilities

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