Betts Recruiting Welcomes New Vice President of People

Charisse Fontes is a People & Culture expert and thought leader that will enrich the people, culture, and services at Betts.


Betts Recruiting, the leading recruitment firm for sales, marketing, and people operations roles, has welcomed Charisse Fontes into the company to serve as Vice President of People. In this role, Charisse will focus on Leadership Enrichment, Employee Development, Inclusion & Diversity, Culture Enrichment, Wellness, and Strategic People-focused initiatives. Her hiring is the latest in a series of major initiatives and advancements at the company that also includes the launch of Betts Connect, a new online platform seamlessly matching talented professionals with top companies.

Charisse brings an extensive background in People Operations to her role at Betts. Her experience includes numerous senior-level people- and culture-focused roles within startups dating back nearly a decade at Imgur, Culture Circle, Kiip, and other companies.

“I’m excited to be here at a time of growth, opportunity and change. My core focus has always been Humanity First while starting with the true essence of Culture. I can’t think of a better place to empower that message,” commented Charisse, adding, “It’s bigger than recruiting, it’s creating a place where people can find meaningful careers that will impact their lives. To be a part of that is exciting and to support the team of people doing it is such an honor.”

Carolyn Betts Fleming, founder and CEO of Betts Recruiting, commented, “Part of our mission when working with our partners has been building genuine relationships and focusing on the unique needs of individuals. The same applies to our relationships within the company. Charisse is enormously important to our success in this mission internally.”


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