Our Team

Our talented team members are standing by for you.

At Charles Aris Executive Search, our expertise revolves around search and recruitment. We also devote considerable resources to ensure that our skills will be expertly put to use in your industry. The majority of our practice leaders join Charles Aris after successful careers in their industry of focus. 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 our Charles Aris team members in our Spotlight series.

Leadership

Mitch Oakley Mitch Oakley

Founder & Chair – Practice Leader
Executive Leadership
Diversified industries

Chad Oakley Chad Oakley

CEO – Practice Leader
Strategy & Corporate Development
Diversified

Allen Oakley Allen Oakley

Chief Operating Officer

Greg Harper Greg Harper

Senior VP – Practice Leader
Engineering & Operations
Chemicals; Industrial Manufacturing

Jim Etling Jim Etling

Senior VP – Practice Leader
Finance & Accounting
Private Equity

Caroline Wilson Caroline Wilson

Vice President – Practice Leader
Strategy & Corporate Development
Private Equity; Asset Management

Steven Stewart Steven Stewart

Vice President – Practice Leader
Strategy & Corporate Development
TMT; Industrials

Jill Jitima Jill Jitima

Vice President – Practice Leader
Strategy & Corporate Development
Consumer; Retail

Sarah Becker Sarah Becker

Vice President – Operations
Fulfillment

Danielle Bowman Danielle Bowman

Vice President – Operations
Human Capital
Organizational Development

Ashlee Wagner Ashlee Wagner

Vice President – Practice Leader
Strategy & Corporate Development
Financial Services

Jody Karavanic Bischoff Jody Karavanic Bischoff

Vice President – Practice Leader
Strategy & Corporate Development
Healthcare; Life Sciences

TJ Deal TJ Deal

Senior Practice Leader
Corporate Development
Private Equity

Ryan Morgan Ryan Morgan

Practice Leader
Finance & Accounting
Consumer Goods & Durables

Diane DeRosa-Fedor Diane DeRosa-Fedor

Practice Leader
Corporate Development

Mark Sapienza Mark Sapienza

Practice Leader
Sales & Marketing
Consumer Durables

Associate Practice Leaders

Derek Gracey Derek Gracey

Senior Associate Practice Leader
Human Capital

Josh Kotelnicki Josh Kotelnicki

Senior Associate Practice Leader
Corporate Development
Healthcare; Life Sciences

Julia Opaleski Julia Opaleski

Associate Practice Leader
Strategy & CorpDev
Consumer; Retail

Jacob Watkins Jacob Watkins

Associate Practice Leader
Strategy & CorpDev
Financial Services

Kevin Stemke Kevin Stemke

Associate Practice Leader
Diversified practices

Rebecca Conway Rebecca Conway

Associate Practice Leader
Diversified practices

Associate Recruiters

Ryan Krumroy Ryan Krumroy

Senior Associate
Private Equity | Finance & Accounting

Clifton Vaughan Clifton Vaughan

Senior Associate
Diversified practices

Jovan Dushner Jovan Dushner

Associate
Diversified practices

Bryce Koonts Bryce Koonts

Associate
Diversified practices

Bob Chapman Bob Chapman

Associate
Diversified practices

Blaine Ayres Blaine Ayres

Associate
Diversified practices

Conor Meagher Conor Meagher

Associate
Diversified practices

Lauren Boone Lauren Boone

Associate
Diversified practices

Lindsey Kornelis Lindsey Kornelis

Associate
Diversified practices

Jacob Sattler Jacob Sattler

Associate
Diversified practices

Elisa Goebel Elisa Goebel

Associate
Diversified practices

Jordan Robertson Jordan Robertson

Associate
Diversified practices

Christabel Obi Christabel Obi

Associate
Diversified practices

Mariah Glynn Mariah Glynn

Associate
Diversified practices

Tory Bowers Tory Bowers

Associate
Diversified practices

Bryce Kenny Bryce Kenny

Associate
Diversified practices

Devin Williams Devin Williams

Associate
Diversified practices

Micah Wiggins Micah Wiggins

Associate
Diversified practices

Marjhé Johnston Marjhé Johnston

Associate
Diversified practices

Brian Kaylor Brian Kaylor

Associate
Diversified practices

Aaron Boles Aaron Boles

Associate
Diversified Practices

Accounting

Karen Reinecke Karen Reinecke

Accounting Manager

Auguste Janovic Auguste Janovic

Accounting & Operations Specialist

Administrative

Julie Vaughn Julie Vaughn

Office Manager

Becky Boxley Becky Boxley

Operations Support Lead

Tiffany Barr Tiffany Barr

Administrative Assistant

Marketing & Digital

Brent Anthony Brent Anthony

Salesforce & Zoom Lead

Sydney Olszewski Sydney Olszewski

Marketing Manager

Anabella Berti Anabella Berti

Marketing Associate

Brianna Durante Brianna Durante

Marketing & PR Associate

Research

Ashley Ramalho Ashley Ramalho

Research Manager

Nele Fritz Nele Fritz

Senior Researcher

Desiree Corbett Desiree Corbett

Senior Researcher

Laura Conroy Laura Conroy

Researcher

Charlie Farrar Charlie Farrar

Researcher

Human Capital & Organizational Development

Colleen Morgan Colleen Morgan

Human Capital Coordinator

Andrea Fox Andrea Fox

NPS Program Manager

Interns

Ashley Davies Ashley Davies

Recruiting Intern

Dajana Sovilj Dajana Sovilj

Recruiting Intern

Jessi Cohen Jessi Cohen

Marketing & Digital Intern

Logan Spell Logan Spell

Recruiting Intern

Kelsey Snelgrove Kelsey Snelgrove

Research Intern

"Thank you, Charles Aris, for including me in your recent search. You have a very professional and efficient screening process. It is obvious how you have earned the reputation that you have in the industry — among the very best."

— The CEO of a brand-name consumer products manufacturer