The Oakley Family
Charles Aris Executive Search
Mitch Oakley and his wife, Betsy, founded Charles Aris Executive Search in 1969. Now serving as founder and chairman of the organization, Mitch continues to help guide and nurture the firm’s next generation of leaders, while doing what he loves best – finding great talent.
Chad Oakley joined Charles Aris in 2003 after earning his MBA from Wharton and working as a management consultant for Bain & Company. He became the firm’s chief executive officer in 2016. Chad leads the firm’s Strategy & Corporate Development practice while leading the firm day-to-day.
Andrea (Oakley) Fox currently serves as the firm’s NPS Program Manager and has spent time as a recruiter for the organization. She resides in nearby Raleigh with her husband and two sons.
Allen Oakley joined the firm in 2010 after several years in real estate. He serves as the firm’s chief operating officer, spearheading initiatives across the firm’s administrative, knowledge management and learning and development departments.
Charles Aris is a 51-year old executive search firm that partners with client organizations ranging from startups to Fortune 500s to fill mission-critical hiring needs. Our recruiting expertise extends across eight functional business practices and 10 industries.