Charles Whittington serves as a human resources and facility manager for NC State Industry Expansion Solutions (IES). He manages the execution of all human resource related activities such as recruitment and hiring processes, university and departmental employee orientations, performance management programs, records management and employee relations. He is responsible for human resources tasks for all employees (permanent, temporary and student). He also manages the leases for the two IES regional offices and is responsible for the capital assets inventory and insurance and risk management for all IES offices. He maintains the IES policies & keeps the disaster preparedness plan updated. Charles develops and maintains an advanced confidential relationship with directors, supervisors and employees at all levels of the IES organization. Charles has a B.S. in business administration and an A.B.A. in both accounting and business management.