Charles holds significant experience in serving LBO sponsors on diligence, portfolio and fund strategy assignments. He has also served clients in the consumer products and retail spheres, focusing on food, juvenile products, nutrition and wellness, packaged goods and apparel, as well as financial services, with an emphasis on retail banking, insurance, asset management, mortgage banking and credit cards.
Charles’s core capabilities include due diligence, portfolio analysis and M&A, as well as corporate, business unit and international strategy.
Prior to joining Bain in 1996, Charles served as a vice president for Smith Barney.
He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, as well as bachelor’s degrees in both economics and history from Yale University.