Clifton Vaughan

Senior Associate Practice Leader


About Clifton

Clifton Vaughan is a senior associate practice leader who co-leads the private equity recruiting practice at Charles Aris Executive Search. His work is focused on placing current and former management consultants into investing and operating roles with private equity firms.

Clifton earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where he studied business administration and management with a focus on marketing. Clifton grew up on a family farm in Holly Springs, North Carolina and went to high school at the Milton Hershey School in Pennsylvania before moving to Greensboro in 2015. He is passionate about fitness and travel.


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Key Documents

2023 Private Equity Strategy Offer Report

We’re excited to release our first annual 2023 Charles Aris Private Equity Strategy Offer Report, which details a subset of offers for private equity strategy searches we completed in the last year.

2023 Former Strategy Consultant Compensation Study

Over the course of Q4 2022, Charles Aris team members surveyed more than 1,000 former strategy consultants. All compensation points were collected anonymously and in compliance with pay equity laws currently in effect for the United States and U.S. territories.