Charlie Fridley

Consulting Partner
charlie@benevagroup.com
(941) 953-3500

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Charlie co-founded The Beneva Group in 1999, and it quickly became a respected and successful affiliate of Management Recruiters International, Inc.  He has been a “Pacesetter” for nine years, MRI’s recognition for its top recruiters, as well as consistently being among the top regional Billing Managers. 

Charlie brings nearly 30 years of industry experience, including R&D, tech service, sales, sales and marketing management and general management positions, managing organizations in excess of 200 employees with three Fortune 500 Companies: Dow Corning, 3M and Avery Dennison. This experience spans the following industries: Pressure-sensitive adhesives, automotive, films and tapes, functional coatings, polymers, and plastics. During his career, Charlie was instrumental in commercializing several new technologies including automotive OEM paint film, silicone plastics additives, PVDF architectural films and Thinsulate® thermal insulation. In his management career, Charlie has worked closely with professional recruiters to hire top talent. He knows what is required by the hiring manager to attract high-performance people in a candidate-driven market.  Charlie has a BS in Chemistry from Grove City College, and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Charlie recruits in the Lean/Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, Operational Excellence, Paper, Packaging, HVAC and related area specialties. He welcomes the opportunity to assist with your executive and professional staffing needs, as well as your own career goals.

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