Rick Noel

Rick Noel
Practice Leader


Rick Noel is an Engineering & Operations practice leader with an industry focus on Automotive and Industrial Engineered Products globally.

Rick joined Charles Aris Inc. with 31 years of experience in engineering, operations, quality and project management – including 17 years in the automotive industry, with organizations such as Johnson Controls and Magna International, and 14 years in industrial engineered products while serving in global senior leadership roles with companies such as Danaher and Actuant Corporation.

Rick holds a bachelor of science degree in engineering technology from East Tennessee State University. He earned his engineering degree while participating in intercollegiate sports and serving as the captain of the football team.

Married since 1985, Rick and Jane Noel relocated to North Carolina in 2013. They have two successful children in Ethan and Jordan. As empty nesters, Rick and Jane enjoy visiting the kids along with outdoor activities such as boating, hiking, biking and golf.

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"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!"

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