Based in Chicago, Charisse is a Managing Partner and Head of Next Street’s Advisory Practice. In her role, Charisse is responsible for overseeing all elements of the firm’s Advisory Practice, including driving business development, managing profitability and operations, and delivering client solutions. Prior to serving at Head of the Advisory Practice, Charisse was Head of the firm’s Chicago market, a position she assumed upon her arrival at the firm in December of 2015. Over her tenure, Charisse has delivered small business and community investment ecosystem assessments and strategies in Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, and Houston as well as offered tailored financial and investment solutions to clients nationwide. Finally, Charisse has expertise in developing client solutions through a racial equity and inclusive lens.