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Charlie Petrolia

Yorktown, VA

Charlie is an HR executive experienced at directing change management initiatives that achieve business goals, drive world-class employee experience, and maximize stakeholder value. By melding his Corporate HR leadership with field operations acumen, he inspires high-performing remote/onsite teams to deliver profitable revenue growth. Most recently, Charlie was a trusted advisor to the CHRO for a US-based holding company with wholesale distribution, manufacturing, and retail operations.

Over the course of Charlie’s career, he has held oversight of HR Business Partner, L&D, and Talent Acquisition teams for a US-based holding company with $11 billion in annual revenues, 50+ divisions, 400+ locations, and over 16,000 employees. During his tenure, he helped quadruple revenue while advising executive and operations leadership on HR issues to maximize performance, engagement, and acquisition of talent and compliance.  Charlie achieved an industry-high retention for sales and leadership positions through the creation and execution of strategies, based on best practices, for a top-performing HR team by optimizing talent from acquisitions and developing next-generation.


  • HR strategic leadership
  • Talent development
  • Culture
  • Change adoption/process improvement
  • Coaching/mentoring
  • Talent Acquisition


  • US LBM Holdings, LLC
  • Ferguson Enterprises
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car


  • B.A., Marquette University
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • 360 Degree Feedback Coach