Charles E. Lew

Managing Director

Charles E Lew (Chuck) founded Coleman Lew + Associates in 1979. Over the past 37 years and more than 375 search engagements, he has earned a national reputation within the search industry. The majority of his searches have involved placing CEOs, presidents, and general managers or their direct reports.

Chuck earned a BS from The Ohio State University and pursued graduate studies at Xavier University. Prior to founding Coleman Lew, he was general manager of an office products company and later a recruiter in the Columbus, Ohio office of a national recruitment firm. Chuck is a US Marine combat veteran who served in Vietnam. He is active in the Charlotte community and a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow. Chuck and his wife have four grown children.

On a personal note

Thirty-five years of competitive racquetball got Chuck three state and two regional championships, the coveted title of national semi-finalist and three rotator cuff surgeries. He’s enough of an optimist to think a switch to pickleball will yield a national championship.