Tony Charles


Tony Charles serves as director and is based out of Cleveland, Ohio.

A seasoned search professional, public servant, and entrepreneur, Tony draws on his varied experiences to quickly assess talent capable of assuming critical leadership roles in companies dependent on strong relationship management.  Tony has successfully completed assignments for chief executive officers, chief financial officers, chief operating officers, chief technology officers, chief marketing officers, and select functional vice presidents. Premier global corporations have engaged him to recruit individuals to re-energize functions critical to growth.

Prior to joining DHR, Tony served as director with CTPartners in the firm’s Professional Services & Industrial Practices.  A diverse background in business and government is the basis of Tony’s superior relationship management abilities, global perspectives, and broad network. Most recently, he was co-founder, vice president and principal of TQC Development Group/Classic Real Estate. A respected former member of the Mayor’s Office of the City of Cleveland, he has served as Director of Community Relations, Special Assistant to the Mayor, and Director of the Office on Violence Reduction and Crime Prevention.

Tony is a graduate of Ohio University. He remains actively involved in the community, volunteering his time and leadership to many deserving programs, including serving on the Board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland.

  • Board Services
  • Executive Coaching
  • Mgmt. Consulting
  • General Management