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Charles Aris promotes T.J. Deal


International executive recruiting firm Charles Aris Inc. has announced the promotion of T.J. Deal to associate practice leader. In this role, he will add business development responsibilities across the technology industry to his functional recruiting efforts in strategy and corporate development.

After joining the nationally ranked executive search firm in November 2015, Deal quickly established himself as a top performer. With two promotions in as many years, he continues to generate enthusiasm among Charles Aris senior leaders.

“T.J. is a fantastic addition to our technology practice, and we’re lucky to have him,” said Charles Aris vice president Steven Stewart, who leads the firm’s technology recruiting practice. “He’s bright, enterprising and incredibly hard-working – three attributes which will serve him and Charles Aris well for many years to come. I’m thrilled to partner with him as we take this practice to the next level.”

Before joining Charles Aris Inc., Deal directed military accounts for Arbor Supply, a brokerage firm that facilitates the distribution of non-food items to the Military Commissaries. He 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.

To learn more about his strategy and corporate development recruiting efforts in the technology industry, call T.J. Deal at (336) 378-1818, extension 9154, or email him at


"Thanks, Charles Aris, appreciate your dedication in finding such great talent for us to select from."

— The VP of Strategic Product Management for a Fortune 30 retailer, responding to an email informing him that Charles Aris Inc.'s candidate had just accepted the retailer's job offer.