Derek Gracey

Derek Gracey
Associate Practice Leader
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Derek Gracey is an associate practice leader with a functional focus on Strategy & Corporate Development.

Prior to joining Charles Aris Inc., Derek worked as a graduate teaching assistant at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro while earning his master’s degree in music performance. He holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.

Outside of the office, Derek maintains an active schedule as a classical singer and church musician. He also serves on the board of Vivace, Greensboro Symphony Young Professionals. In his free time, Derek enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors.

Key Documents

View our 2018 Mid-Year Offer Report: During the first half of 2018, Charles Aris coordinated more than 45 offers to strategy consultants. This report includes a sampling of the offers and the subsequent results. Each offer includes five components: title, base salary, equity, annual bonus and sign-on. Also included is the type of entity extending the offer, as well as the consulting firm at which the candidate was employed.

Download our 2018 Strategy Compensation Study: 779 compensation data points gathered over the course of the past year. Also included is a subset of the corporate and private equity offers accepted by our strategy candidates during the year. Lastly, it highlights the performance competencies which should be expected by consultant level as well as the associated compensation at each level.

Derek’s content


"I'm very pleased with where we landed on this important role for our Chemical division. I've enjoyed working with Charles Aris. It takes great teamwork to get great results!"

— Hiring authority at a leading Fortune 500 company in the manufacturing sector