Dave Campbell
President and Owner
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Dave Campbell is the President of Sanford Rose Associates® -South Charlotte, an executive search firm focused on working with companies in the Consumer Products Industry to secure top management talent. Dave has over 25 years of search experience both as a recruiter and a hiring manager. Prior to establishing his own firm, Dave led sales and marketing efforts for major Consumer Products Companies: GE Lighting, Newell/Rubbermaid, Springs Industries (Window Division), Dorel Industries (Home Products Division), and Gibson Greeting Cards. This included winning Vendor of the Year 14 times with the following major retailers: Walmart, Target, Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menard’s, and JC Penney.

Dave has a B.A. degree in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, and is a Six Sigma Black Belt, a Certified Process Improvement Champion, a Certified Project Manager, an Organizational Change Expert, and multi-lingual (Spanish, Portuguese).

Dave’s outstanding ability to find top talent in the Consumer Products industry has been developed over his 17+ years at VP level positions in sales, marketing, product development, and customer service in six different sectors (lighting, housewares, hardware, furniture, home décor, fireplace/heating, and social expressions). Dave’s extensive and varied experience has allowed him to develop of a network consisting of the “Who’s Who” in consumer products. Whether it’s packaged goods or durable products, his skill in finding talent is unsurpassed.

Dave’s knowledge of the consumer products business combined with his outstanding network makes Sanford Rose Associates® – South Charlotte the “Go To” provider of executive level talent for consumer products suppliers and retailers.

Carole Campbell
VP of Operations and CFO
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Carole is responsible for the recruiting strategy for all major searches. She brings to Sanford Rose Associates® – South Charlotte over 15 years of experience in recruiting and management. Her prior roles include: Senior HR Manager for RIHT Mortgage Banking Company; GM of the top producing office in Southern California for Tops Personnel, a major temporary and permanent staffing agency; and Training Manager for Morse Shoe Co., a major footwear retailer, where she became the first female District Manager in the history of the company.


Brian Nelson
Recruiting Specialist
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Brian brings to Sanford Rose Associates® – South Charlotte over 22 years of recruiting and HR experience. He is a leading expert in the Packaging Industry (Corrugate, Flexible & Rigid Plastic). Brian had a successful career as a Recruiting Manager for four major packaging companies. He led both recruiting and candidate research for over 15 years and he’s well-known in the Packaging Industry for his expertise and strong connections. Brian has a BA in Human Resources from the University of Kentucky and is still an advisor to multiple packaging companies regarding their recruitment efforts. His experience, positive energy, creativity, and team spirit make Brian the perfect fit for our firm.

Brad Campbell
Researcher & Marketing Manager
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We are excited to have Brad Campbell join our staff. Brad, joined Sanford Rose Associates® – South Charlotte following his graduation in 2009 from Mars Hill College. At Mars Hill, he achieved his degree in Psychology and was also a varsity lacrosse player, where he led his school to its first-ever Deep South Conference Championship, and set an all-time NCAA record for man-up scoring. He has quickly become an outstanding researcher and also manages the company website and all direct marketing programs. Brad is an excellent candidate researcher and his efforts ensure that only the best qualified candidates will be presented for your consideration.