Senior Practice Leader
TJ Deal is a senior practice leader with a functional focus on Strategy & Corporate Development. He specializes in recruiting A-level corporate development and M&A talent for Private Equity portfolio companies.
Before joining Charles Aris Executive Search, TJ directed military accounts for Arbor Supply, a brokerage firm that facilitates the distribution of non-food items to the Military Commissaries. There, he enjoyed building lasting professional relationships as a business liaison.
TJ earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he held leadership positions in UNC’s chapter of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.
TJ enjoys coaching youth basketball, reading and culinary ventures.
2020 Corporate Development Offer Report: We’re excited to release our most recent Corporate Development Offer Report, which details a subset of offers for corporate development searches we completed in 2020. The report organizes offers by level, highlights compensation, title and previous employment details, plus whether or not the offer was accepted or declined. Download the report today.
2021 Strategy Consulting Compensation Study: Over the course of Q4 2020, Charles Aris team members surveyed more than 2,280 people, 1,052 of whom are current strategy consultants. More than half of those individuals are current Big Three consultants for McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company. All compensation points were collected anonymously and in compliance with pay equity laws currently in effect around the United States and U.S. territories. We’re confident that this report will serve as a useful resource as you address your organization’s mission-critical hiring needs and manage your own career trajectory. Please reach out to any member of our Strategy & Corporate Development recruiting practice to learn more. Download the study today.
2021 Former Strategy Consultant Compensation Study: While collecting data for our annual Strategy Consulting Compensation Data, we had 1,192 former strategy consultants fill out the anonymous survey – laying the foundation for our second-annual Former Consultant Compensation Study. Our search team constantly refines a network of more than 73,000 current and former consultants, placing strategy and corporate development leaders in roles ranging from Analyst to Director to Chief Strategy Officer. Download the report today.
2020 Mid-Year Offer Report: During the first half of 2020, 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.
The Anatomy of a Chief Strategy Officer: The Charles Aris Strategy & Corporate Development team has released The Anatomy of a Chief Strategy Officer. This report analyzes the backgrounds and experiences of CSOs (or the seniormost Strategy leaders) across the Fortune 500. We gathered data for this report through a combination of publicly available sources including company websites and LinkedIn, along with live conversations with the Chief Strategy Officers themselves. The 2020 Fortune 500 list was used, and all industry markers were pulled directly from Fortune’s website. Download your copy.
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