by Isabel Hewgley
Marketing Intern at Charles Aris Inc.
International executive recruiting firm Charles Aris Inc. has announced the promotion of TJ Deal to practice leader. In his new role, Deal will help lead the firm’s industry-leading Strategy & Corporate Development practice, where he focuses on finding and attracting senior-level corporate development talent for opportunities within the Tech, Media, & Telecom (TMT) and Industrial sectors.
Deal joined Charles Aris in November 2015 and leveraged his skills to thrive in the performance-driven environment. He has worked his way up the ranks, completing 48 search projects for A-level talent en route to four promotions in four years.
“I’m both thrilled and incredibly humbled to step into this new role, helping to lead the industry’s single-largest Strategy & Corporate Development practice,” Deal said. “I do not take this opportunity lightly and I’m excited for the next chapter of my career at Charles Aris.”
In the practice leader role, Deal will continue to partner with Charles Aris vice president Steven Stewart, who leads the firm’s [Tech, Media and Telecom] industry practice. Deal and Stewart have partnered together since Deal’s time as an associate.
“TJ has become a key member of our Strategy & Corporate Development leadership team,” said Stewart. “His passion for searchwork in the corporate development / M&A space, coupled with his ability to create meaningful relationships with current and former investment bankers, is the perfect recipe for success here. Every day, he creates value for our clients and our candidates, as well as our firm, and I’m fortunate to work with him.”
Deal earned his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to joining Charles Aris, Deal worked as a director at Arbor Supply, a brokerage firm that facilitates the distribution of nonfood items to Military Commissaries.
To learn more about how your organization can benefit from Charles Aris Strategy & Corporate Development recruiting efforts, call TJ Deal at (336) 378-1818, extension 9154, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.