At Charles & Charles we believe recruitment should be made simple. We focus on building sustainable relationships through a personal service and we believe that the best way to invite trust is to build an authentic business. This is our passion and we invest time into being the best at what we do. Quality over quantity is our motto.
Sheldon began his career recruiting in the construction industry over 10 years ago and founded Charles & Charles in 2016. He enjoyed success working with a number of major Main Contractors & during the post recession boom he took the opportunity to initially focus on appointments for Residential Developers before diversifying across multiple markets in the industry.
Sheldon is Managing Director of the business and delivers Estimating & Preconstruction appointments in the US and Internationally.
After graduating with a degree in business studies from Leeds Metropolitan University, Alex started his working career in construction and spent over four successful years working for a leading building services contractor in the UK. Within Charles & Charles, Alex has been responsible for taking the sales and business development lead within the core business focusing mainly on Ireland and Mainland Europe. Alex is a huge Sunderland football fan and likes to keep fit, watch football and play poker in his spare time.
Maryanne is our longest serving member of the business. During her time at Charles & Charles Maryanne has helped the business to develop its marketing strategy before focusing herself on delivering for our clients in North & South Carolina. She has provided a great contribution to company and has continued succesfully building strong relationships with both clients and candidates over recent years.
Ella started with Charles & Charles in 2021 and is one of the companies longest serving members. During this time she has established herself in her market placing Estimating & Preconstruction professionals in Florida. She continues to network within her space and find some of the best talent in the market.
Holly joined Charles & Charles in 2022 and is the group's Marketing & Operations Manager. She has quickly risen through the business and is now responsible for our leading our operations. Along with producing market maps for our key client she is building a Resourcing Team which allows us to find the best talent across America.
Toby joined Charles & Charles in the summer of 2022 and is a Senior member of the business. Toby is looking after some of our best clients in the state of Georgia. Before Charles & Charles Toby spent time recruiting in the Renewable Energy Sector and also worked in finance for JP Morgan. Toby brings hard work & charisma to the team which has contributed to his success in filling some of the “Hard to Fill” positions.
Alessia has a background in property and was identified by the business to focus on International roles. Alessia has been able to bring a consultative approach into the world of Executive Search. She has great enthusiasm for the industry and is excellent at listening to the requirements of both our candidates and clients alike. Alessia focuses on Preconstruction & Estimating role in New Jersey but also has a history of making placements as far East as Saudi Arabia.
Freddie joined Charles & Charles at the start of 2023 and is our specialist in New York City for Estimators & Preconstruction positions. In her spare time Freddie is a Stylist and Creative Director in the fashion world and brings her networking skills to the industry to help our clients identify the right individuals.
After beginning his career as an Agent in the Footballing world, James has joined Charles & Charles to work alongside Toby and his team, focusing on operational roles across the state of Georgia. James has an exceptional attitude for everything he does and is keen to match top companies and upcoming Project Managers.
Harry joined the business coming from a Customer Service background, he has come in with an incredible attitude to ensure he's providing the best service that he can. Harry will be dedicated to helping up and coming Estimators & Project Managers across Washington, D.C. and Maryland to find the best move for their career.
Daisy joined Charles & Charles at the start of 2024 having worked with some of Europes top construction companies. She joins us with a wealth of experience and is focusing on Estimating & Preconstruction roles in Massachusetts.
Kobby joins Charles & Charles after spending his recent years focusing on mid to senior level appointments within the Multi-Family sector. During this time he has built up a strong network which has enabled him to build out team for a number of the country’s top contractors. He is focusing on Superintendent roles up to VP level in Texas. Kobby is into his boxing and is a welcomed addition to the team both personal & professionally.
Denys was approached to join Charles & Charles having spent years doing executive search across the US & Europe. Having spent much of 2023 backpacking around Asia, Denys has returned from his travels & is back in business helping our candidates find exciting opportunities in Pennsylvania.
"Ridiculously efficient is the phrase that comes to mind when I think about Alex. Alex is a knowledgeable and efficient individual who helped me find my new role. He dealt with my situation in a very professional manner and made sure the process ran smoothly for me by providing daily updates, feedback and reassurance. I would highly recommend Alex as a recruiter!"
"Alex is very professional and very good at what he does. Being his client was very easy and having him on board I felt reassured that I was getting his best efforts at all times."
"Sheldon is a great guy to work with. Very straightforward & easy to deal with. Crucially, Sheldon understands the market he operates in. I would highly recommend Sheldon if you are looking to move, or looking for great individuals to grow your team."
"It was a pleasure working with Sheldon. We looked at a range of different roles, until the most suitable one was put forward by Sheldon. He sees and can address everything from the big picture to the minor details."
"Maryanne helped me secure a new job in November 2020. She was very attentive, personable and patient. There was never any pressure, only good guidance and insight which I respected. Would recommend Maryanne and the Charles & Charles Group to anyone pursuing a job change."
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