Largest Employers

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Major Employers in the Charlotte Metro Region

Charlotte-area Largest Employers is based on a survey conducted in 2012 by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. 273 firms employ 500 or more people. Of these firms, 151 are either regional / U.S. or world headquarters. They are indicated by an asterisk. For companies not headquartered in the region, contact information is given for the largest location.


20,000 - 32,999 EMPLOYEES

Carolinas HealthCare System*
Mr. Michael Tarwater, CEO
1000 Blythe Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28203    704.355.2000

Wells Fargo Company*
Mr. Kendall Alley, Regional President
301 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC  28282    704.383.4877


10,000 - 19,999 EMPLOYEES

Bank of America*
Mr. Brian T. Moynihan, CEO
100 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC  28202    704.386.5687

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools*
Dr. Heath Morrison, Superintendent
600 E. 4th St., Fifth Floor, Charlotte, NC  28202    980.343.5139

Novant Health*
Mr. Harry L. Smith, Jr., Charlotte Region President
200 Hawthorne Ln., Charlotte, NC  28204    704.384.4000

Walmart & Sam’s Club Stores
Mr. Dave Byrum, General Manager
34 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.487.2500


5,000 - 9,999 EMPLOYEES

City of Charlotte*
Mr. Ron Carlee, City Manager
600 E. 4th St., Charlotte, NC  28202    704.336.7600

Duke Energy Corp.*
Ms. Lynne Good, CEO
550 S. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC  28201    704.382.2355

Food Lion LLC*
Ms. Beth Newlands Campbell, President
2110 Executive Dr., Salisbury, NC  28147    704.633.8250

Harris Teeter*
Mr. Thomas W. Dickson, CEO
701 Crestdale Rd., Matthews, NC  28105    704.372.5404

Lowe’s*
Mr. Robert Niblock, Chairman & CEO
1000 Lowes Blvd., Mooresville, NC  28117    704.758.1000

North Carolina State Government
Mr. Pat McCrory, Governor
600 E. 4th St., 2nd Floor, Charlotte, NC  28202    704.330.5290

U.S. Government
1800 F St. NW, Washington, DC  20405    800.333.4636

US Airways
Mr. Chuck Allen, Director
5501 Josh Birmingham Pkwy., Charlotte, NC  28208    704.359.3000


3,000 - 4,999 EMPLOYEES

Cabarrus County Schools*
Dr. Barry Shepherd, Superintendent
4401 Old Airport Rd., Concord, NC  28025    704.786.6191

CaroMont Health Inc.*
Mr. Doug Luckett, CEO
2525 Court Dr., Gastonia, NC  28054    704.834.2000

Compass Group*
Mr. Gary Green, CEO
2400 Yorkmont Rd., Charlotte, NC  28217    704.328.4000

Daimler Trucks North America LLC
Mr. Mike McCurry, Plant Manager
11550 Statesville Blvd., Cleveland, NC  27013    704.645.5000

Gaston County Schools*
Mr. L. Reeves McGlohon, Superintendent
943 Osceola St., Gastonia, NC  28054    704.866.6100

Mecklenburg County*
Mr. Bobbie Shields, Interim County Manager
600 E. 4th St., Charlotte, NC  28202    704.336.7600

Rowan-Salisbury Schools*
Dr. Judy Grissom, Superintendent
314 N. Ellis St., Salisbury, NC  28144    704.636.7500

Target Stores
Mr. Jim Bauer, District Manager
18 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.849.7372

TIAA-CREF*
Mr. Phillip Goff, Senior Vice President
8500 Andrew Carnegie Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28262    704.988.1000

Time Warner Cable*
Ms. Carol Hevey, Regional Vice President
7910 Crescent Executive Dr., Charlotte, NC  28217    704.731.3700

U.S. Postal Service
Mr. Thomas Callahan, Charlotte Postmaster
2901 Scott Futrell Dr., Charlotte, NC  28228    704.393.4587

Union County Public Schools*
Dr. Mary Davis, Superintendent
400 N. Church St., Monroe, NC  28112    704.296.9898

University of North Carolina at Charlotte*
Dr. Philip Dubois, Chancellor
9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28223    704.687.2000

 
1,500 - 2,999 EMPLOYEES

Accenture & Accenture Credit Services
Mr. Mike Schlaff, Vice President Administration
3 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.522.4200

Adecco Staffing
Ms. Joyce Russell, President
201 S. College St., Ste. 1470, Charlotte, NC  28244    704.358.9500

Aerotek, Inc.
Mr. Greg Jones, Regional Vice President
2359 Perimeter Point Pkwy., Ste. 200, Charlotte, NC  28208    704.329.8180

AT&T North Carolina*
Ms. Venessa Harrison, Area President
300 S. Brevard St., Charlotte, NC  28202    704.417.7799

ATI Allvac*
Mr. Hunter Dalton, President
2020 Ashcraft Ave., Monroe, NC  28110    704.289.4511

BB&T
Mr. Wesley Beckner, Regional President
200 S. College St., Charlotte, NC  28202    704.954.1000

Belk*
Mr. Thomas Belk, Jr., CEO
2801 W. Tyvola Rd., Charlotte, NC  28217    704.357.1000

Bi-Lo
Mr. James Stroud, Store Manager
28 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       803.366.7050

Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘N Biscuits*
Mr. Randy Kibler, CEO
9432 Southern Pine Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28273    704.527.2675

Carowinds
Mr. Bart Kinzel, Vice President Manager
14523 Carowinds Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28273    704.588.2600

Catawba County Schools*
Dr. Dan Brigman, Superintendent
10 E. 25th St., Newton, NC  28658    828.464.8333

Catawba Valley Medical Center*
Mr. J. Anthony Rose, CEO
810 Fairgrove Church Rd., Hickory, NC  28602    828.326.3000

Central Piedmont Community College*
Dr. Tony Zeiss, President
1201 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC  28204    704.330.2722

Cleveland County Schools*
Dr. Bruce Boyles, Superintendent
130 S. Post Rd., Ste. 2, Shelby, NC  28152    704.476.8000

CommScope*
Mr. Eddie Edwards, CEO
1100 CommScope Pl. SE, Hickory, NC  28602    828.324.2200

CORESTAFF Services
Mr. Julia Ryan, Branch Manager
2339 Concord Lake Rd., Concord, NC 28025    704.588.2281

DMSI & DMSI Staffing*
Mr. Nick Santella, President
2127 Ayrsley Town Blvd., Ste. 301, Charlotte, NC  28273    704.587.3674

Family Dollar Stores*
Mr. Howard Levine, Chairman & CEO
10401 Monroe Rd., Matthews, NC  28105    704.847.6961

Fedex Freight, Ground, Air & Office*
Mr. Thomas Putnam, Regional Director
4349 Scott Futrell Dr., Charlotte, NC  28214    704.398.1766

Frye Regional Medical Center
Mr. Robert Hammond, CEO
420 N. Center St., Hickory, NC  28601    828.315.5000

Gaston County*
Mr. Jan Winters, County Manager
128 W. Main Ave., Gastonia, NC  28053    704.866.3101

Hendrick Automotive Group*
Mr. Ed Brown, CEO
6000 Monroe Rd., Charlotte, NC  28212    704.568.5550

Hilton Hotels
Mr. Glenn Simon, General Manager
37 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.377.1500

Home Depot
Mr. Scott Weiss, Store Manager
16 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.786.8300

Ingersoll Rand Co. & Ingersoll Rand Industrial Technologies*
Mr. Mike Lamach, CEO
800 Beaty St., Ste. E, Davidson, NC  28036    704.655.5700

Iredell Health System*
Mr. Edward Rush, CEO
557 Brookdale Dr., Statesville, NC  28677    704.873.5661

Iredell-Statesville Schools*
Mr. Brady Johnson, Superintendent
549 N. Race St., Statesville, NC  28677    704.872.8931

JC Penney Corp. Inc.
Mr. Darrin Strunk, Facilities Manager
13 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.873.2101

Labor Ready
Mr. Alex Munoz, Branch Manager
3440 Saint Vardell Ln., Ste. F-E, Charlotte, NC  28217    704.527.9100

Lash Group, The*
Ms. Tracy Foster, President
3735 Glen Lake Dr., Ste. 300, Charlotte, NC  28208    704.357.8869

Marriott Hotels
Mr. Jim Diehl, General Manager
31 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.333.9000

McDonald’s
Ms. Missy Mills, General Manager
54 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       803.366.2259

Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried Chicken & Long John Silvers
Mr. Mike Langvardt, General Manager
94 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.289.1024

Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Long Horn Steakhouse & Capital Grille
Ms. Brenda Le, General Manager
21 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       803.980.0125

Robert Half International & Robert Half Technology
Ms. Katherine Spencer Lee, Regional Manager
201 S. College St., Ste. 2200, Charlotte, NC  28244    704.339.0550

Rock Hill Schools*
Mr. John Taylor, Interim Superintendent
660 N. Anderson Rd., Rock Hill, SC  29731    803.981.1000

Ross Dress For Less
Mr. Jeff Young, Vice President Manager
1000 Retail Dr., Fort Mill, SC  29715    803.396.2200

S.C. State Government
Ms. Nikki Haley, Governor
1301 Gervais St., Ste. 710, Columbia, SC  29201    866.340.7105

Schaeffler Group*
Mr. Bruce Warmbold, CEO
308 Springhill Farm Rd., Fort Mill, SC  29715    803.548.8500

Siemens
Mr. Mark Pringle, Vice President
5101 Westinghouse Blvd., Charlotte, NC  28273    704.551.5100

TJ Maxx, Marshalls & Homegoods
Mr. Terry Luper, Vice President
20 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.588.9222

UPS/United Parcel Service
Ms. Darcy Reid, District Manager
1514 N. Graham St., Charlotte, NC  28206    704.342.8771

Wendy’s
Mr. Quint Graham, Franchise Owner/President,
Carolina Restaurant Group
54 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.525.3434

WG (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center
Dr. Paul Russo, Director
1601 Brenner Ave., Salisbury, NC  28144    704.638.9000

Windstream Communications*
Mr. Stacy Hale, Division Vice President
10005 Monroe Rd., Matthews, NC  28105    866.445.3402

YMCA of Greater Charlotte*
Mr. Andrew Calhoun, CEO
500 E. Morehead St., Ste. 300, Charlotte, NC  28202    704.716.6200


1,000 - 1,499 EMPLOYEES

Advance Auto Parts
Mr. Frank Stump, Branch Manager
46 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.866.5500

Allen Tate Co. Inc.*
Mr. Allen Tate, CEO
6700 Fairview Rd., Charlotte, NC  28210    704.365.6910

AlliedBarton Security  Services
Mr. DelMar Laury, Vice President Operations
2801 Yorkmont Rd., Ste. 350, Charlotte, NC  28208    704.569.1122

Allstate Insurance Co.
Mr. Chuck Tumlin, Call Center Manager
401 McCullough Dr., Charlotte, NC  28262    704.547.7768

American Red Cross*
Ms. Angela Broome, CEO
2425 Park Rd., Charlotte, NC  28203    704.376.1661

Aon Hewitt
Mr. David Smith, Operations Director
7201 Hewitt Associates Dr., Ste. 500, Charlotte, NC  28262    704.646.0000

Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation
Ms. Joyce B. McGuire, Administrator
10 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.873.0517

Brookdale Senior Living Communities
Ms. Jackie Pittman, Executive Director
21 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.365.8551

Burger King
Ms. Kary Lockstead, General Manager
41 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.594.9943

Catawba County*
Mr. Tom Lundy, County Manager
100 A South West Blvd., Newton, NC  28658    828.465.8200

CB&I*
Mr. Eli Smith, President
128 S. Tryon St., Ste. 400, Charlotte, NC  28202    704.343.7500

Charlotte Pipe & Foundry Co.*
Mr. Roddey Dowd Jr., CEO
2109 Randolph Rd., Charlotte, NC  28207    704.372.5030

Chesterfield County School District*
Dr. Harrison Goodwin, Superintendent
401 West Blvd., Chesterfield, SC  29709    843.623.2175

Chick-Fil-A
Ms. Jackie Simpson, General Manager
34 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.593.0052

Chili’s Grill & Bar & Maggiano’s Little Italy
Mr. Antonio Tillery, General Manager
17 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.916.2300

CitiFinancial
Mr. Matthew C. Cameron, Site President
605 Munn Rd., Fort Mill, SC  29715    803.835.4918

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated*
Mr. J. Frank Harrison, III, CEO
4100 Coca-Cola Plaza, Charlotte, NC  28211    704.557.4000

Conbraco Industries*
Mr. Glenn Mosack, President & CEO
701 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd., Matthews, NC  28105    704.847.9191

Convergys
Ms. Shari Greenwell, Call Center Director
3 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.548.4802

CVS
Ms. Stephanie Lane, Store Manager
71 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.547.9620

Dillard’s Inc.
Mr. Bill Shelton, Logistics Manager
6 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.630.4700

Ethan Allen Inc.
Mr. Randy Rose, Plant Manager
700 S. Main Ave., Maiden, NC  28650    828.428.9361

Fort Mill School District - York 4*
Dr. Chuck Epps, Superintendent
2233 Deerfield Dr., Fort Mill, SC  29715    803.548.2527

HSM*
Mr. David Colburn, President
235 Second Ave. NW, Hickory, NC  28601    828.328.2201

HMSHost
Mr. Larry Jenkins, General Manager
5501 Josh Birmingham Pkwy., Ste. 13, Charlotte, NC  28208    704.359.4316

iQor Inc.
Mr. Tanvir Suri, Senior Vice President Operations
2801 W. Tyvola Rd., 2nd Floor, Charlotte, NC  28217    704.943.1695

Iredell County*
Mr. Ron Smith, County Manager
200 S. Center St., Statesville, NC  28687    704.878.3000

Kohl’s Department Store
Mr. Reginald Felder, Store Manager
10 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.847.7728

Lancaster County School District*
Dr. Gene Moore, Superintendent
300 S. Catawba St., Lancaster, SC  29720    803.416.8806

Lincoln County Schools*
Ms. Sherry Hoyle, Ed.D., Superintendent
353 N. Generals Blvd., Lincolnton, NC  28092    704.732.2261

Merchants Distributors, Inc.*
Mr. Bob McTeir, President
5001 Alex Lee Blvd., Hickory, NC  28601    828.725.4100

Microsoft Corp.
Mr. Reginald Isaac, Director
8055 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC  28273    980.776.8084

OrthoCarolina*
Dr. Daniel Murrey, CEO
4601 Park Rd., Ste. 250, Charlotte, NC  28209    704.323.2000

Parkdale Mills Inc.*
Mr. Anderson Warlick, CEO
531 Cotton Blossom Cir., Gastonia, NC  28054    704.874.5000

Pharr Yarns LLC*
Mr. Joseph Carstarphen, CEO
100 Main St., McAdenville, NC  28110    704.824.3551

Piedmont Medical Center
Mr. Bill Masterson, President & CEO
222 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill, SC  29732    803.329.1234

Red Ventures LLC*
Mr. Ric Elias, CEO
1101 521 Corporate Center Dr., Fort Mill, SC  29707    704.971.2300

Rite Aid Corp.
Mr. Eric Hungarter, Operations Manager
60 Locations in Charlotte-Metro Region       704.371.3600

Rooms To Go
Mr. Malcolm Nightingale, General Manager
2730 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC  28208    704.393.9077

Rowan County*
Mr. Gary Page, County Manager
130 W. Innes St., Salisbury, NC  28144    704.216.8180

Snyder’s-Lance Inc.*
Mr. David Singer, CEO
13024 Ballantyne Corp. Pl., Ste. 900, Charlotte, NC  28277    704.557.8224

Stanly County Board of Education*
Dr. Terry Griffin, Superintendent
1000-4 N. First St., Albemarle, NC  28001    704.961.3000

Tyson Foods
Mr. Jonathan Edwards, Plant Manager
233 S. Secrest Ave., Monroe, NC  28112    704.283.7571

Union County*
Ms. Cynthia Coto, County Manager
500 N. Main St., Monroe, NC  28112    704.283.3500

Vanguard Group Inc., The
Ms. Maribeth Baker, Principal
2525 Water Ridge Pkwy., Charlotte, NC  28217    704.306.9773

Winthrop University*
Dr. Anthony DiGiorgio, President
701 Oakland Ave., Rock Hill, SC  29733    803.323.2211

Wix Filtration Products*
Mr. Keith Wilson, President
1 Wix Way, Gastonia, NC  28054    704.864.6711

York County SC*
Ms. Anna Moore, Interim County Manager
6 S. Congress St., York, SC  29745    803.684.8511