Karen Parnell

Karen Parnell
Associate Recruiter

(336) 217-9122


Karen Parnell is an associate who recruits across multiple practices at Charles Aris Executive Search.

Karen holds one bachelor’s degree in international business with a minor in retail, consumer and sales, earned at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and another bachelor’s degree in international trade and marketing with a minor in Asian studies, earned at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She has studied abroad at the European Business School, located in Paris.

In her free time, Karen enjoys a good book and a cup of Twinings English Breakfast with a dash of milk and honey. She’s also partial to a nice meal, running, a good laugh and lovely conversation with friends and family.


"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