Based in Charlotte, Charisse is Co-CEO and Board Member of Next Street. In her role, Charisse is responsible for stewarding the firm to deliver on its mission to help small businesses reach their potential. While Charisse has executive oversight of all Revenue-related and Corporate activities at the firm, she also works on a daily basis to ensure that Next Street hits its financial and impact metrics, attracts and retains the best talent, lives into its values, and represents the firm externally. Prior to serving as Co-CEO, Charisse was Head of the Advisory Practice, where she led the unit to provide consulting solutions for institutional clients nationwide. Charisse started at the firm in December of 2015, assuming a mandate to start and grow the firm’s Chicago office. Charisse leads by example and loves to bring authentic joy and a small business first mindset into everything she does at Next Street.