Private Equity Portfolio Company

Our Placements | Portfolio Companies

We completed 1,162 total searches from 2018 to 2023, including 631 for private equity firms or their portfolio companies; 494 of which were portfolio companies owned by 121 different private equity firms.

Strong Partnerships with Private Equity Firms

We’ve built extensive partnerships with multiple top-tier private equity firms, as demonstrated by them leveraging us across multiple portfolio companies.


Mitch Oakley

Founder & Chairman – Charles Aris Inc.

Chad Oakley

CEO – Practice Leader

TJ Deal

Managing Director – Practice Leader

Greg Harper

SVP – Practice Leader

Jim Etling

SVP – Practice Leader

Steven Stewart

VP – Practice Leader

Jill Jitima

VP – Practice Leader

Ashlee Wagner

VP – Practice Leader

Jody Bischoff

VP – Practice Leader

Ryan Morgan

Senior Practice Leader

Josh Kotelnicki

Senior Practice Leader

Eric Spell

Senior Practice Leader

Diane DeRosa-Fedor

Senior Practice Leader

Derek Gracey

Practice Leader

Jacob Watkins

Practice Leader

Kevin Stemke

Senior Associate Practice Leader

Julia Opaleski

Director of Learning & Development

2023 Private Equity Offer Report

We’re excited to release the first edition of our annual Private Equity Offer Report, which details a subset of the offers we coordinated for the fund and portfolio-level private equity searches we completed in the last year. The report sorts offers by industry, compensation, title and results.

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