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Charlie Petrolia

Senior Director
Yorktown, VA

Charlie is an HR executive experienced at directing change management initiatives that achieve business goals and drive world-class employee experience. By melding his Corporate HR leadership with operations acumen, he inspires high-performing remote/onsite teams to deliver profitable revenue growth. CharlieĀ has over 18 years of HR leadership experience at multi-billion-dollar companies. More recently, with Fahrenheit Advisors, Charlie has helped middle market companies and non-profit clients in Interim CHRO and Interim People Operations roles along with HR project work. His past experience includes leading HR Business Partner, L&D and Talent Acquisition teams at companies with wholesale distribution, manufacturing and retail operations.

Charlie has certifications including SHRM-SCP, Change Management, 360 Feedback Coaching and Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt that help him serve our clients to meet their goals.


  • HR strategic leadership
  • M&A talent integration
  • Talent development
  • Culture
  • Change adoption/process improvement
  • Coaching/mentoring
  • Talent acquisition


  • Temperpack
  • The EZ Street Company
  • US LBM Holdings, LLC
  • Ferguson Enterprises
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car


  • B.A., Marquette University
  • Change Management Certification, Prosci
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt, University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • 360 Degree Feedback Coach
  • Courageous Leadership Certified Trainer, Giant Leap Consulting