At Kimmel, we know that when it comes to recruiting, knowledge is power. Our professional executive recruiters and consultants specialize in the construction, supply chain, waste and recycling, and automotive industries. Each recruiter concentrates on a specific segment of their industry as well as a particular geographic region. This in-depth knowledge of each specialty and territory makes every market a local market to us.
We are committed to exceeding your expectations and providing unparalleled service. We do things the right way—with the same dedication, honesty, and attitude of service that have been the Kimmel standard for more than 38 years. We believe that we are the best executive search firm in the business, and we look forward to sharing our knowledge with you.
Kimmel & Associates is located in the heart of downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Our office is a three-story Art Moderne commercial building, constructed in 1940. We have beautifully preserved and adapted it for our use. Kimmel is honored to be in this stunning historic area. We are happy to call North Carolina home.
Asheville takes pride in both its mountain heritage and its ability to welcome new traditions. The area is well-known for its eclectic mix of creative artisans and cutting-edge technologists. Situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville's fantastic fall foliage has always drawn people to this enchanted place. Come see the magic yourself!
Owner and Founder Joe Kimmel has a true passion for the industry and the people involved. He has built a company based on the foundation of service, trust, and integrity. More than 35 years later, he is still an active leader within the company as Chairman.Read Full Bio
President/Chief Executive Officer
As President and CEO, Charlie has dedicated his 25+ year career to executive search at Kimmel & Associates. Charlie began his career at Kimmel & Associates in 1990 as a Recruiter. In 1993, he graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, where he received a BA in History.Read Full Bio
Executive Vice Presidents
Mark joined Kimmel & Associates in 2006 as an Associate in the Mechanical & Electrical Division. Mark received a BS in Mathematics - Secondary Education from Appalachian State University. Prior to Kimmel & Associates, Mark was a high school math teacher and coach.Read Full Bio