Senior Practice Leader
Sarah Becker is a Private Equity practice leader with a focus on recruiting senior-level operational executives for clients in the consumer products space, with a particular emphasis on the home furnishings sector.
Sarah is an experienced business leader with a Six Sigma Green Belt certification that she has used to increase efficiency and improve profitability across multiple functional areas. She has a diverse background in customer service, business development, project management, finance and sales.
Prior to joining Charles Aris Inc., Sarah served as a vice president in a private equity portfolio furniture company. After helping strategically maneuver the company through bankruptcy, she was retained by the private equity firm postpurchase and was selected by the newly appointed CEO to sit at the executive table. Sarah partnered with eight others on the senior management team, playing a key role in restructuring and rebuilding several iconic furniture brands.
Sarah and husband David relocated to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 2014 with their children, Felecia and Nate. As supportive parents who have been married since 1995, Sarah and David spend most of their spare time at high school sporting events watching their daughter cheer – or at an ice rink cheering on their son, who is an avid hockey player. Any remaining time is spent traveling with family and enjoying the many outdoor activities their new home state has to offer.
Sarah’s blog posts
- Spotlight: With expertise and grit, Sarah Becker makes it happen on behalf of others
- The Missing Generation: How to fill the talent void
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“I have already shared how wonderful a company CAI is and how professional Sarah is. This is the best recruiting experience I have had in my 25 years of HR. CAI is the benchmark of what others should be.”
- Human resources professional at a leading manufacturer of building materials