Recruiter. Advisor. Partner

Comprehensive Talent Management Solutions

Q Works is the go-to executive recruitment partner for growing businesses and leading German brands across the United States. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, we offer one-of-a-kind proprietary subscription recruitment solutions, as well as flexible contract staffing and expert advisory.

Committed to Community. Known Internationally

Our firm began with the mission of servicing and facilitating the expansion of German companies in North America. While we continue to provide talent management and consultancy to companies from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, our team’s phenomenal talent has since expanded into local offerings.

Q Works has made it our mission to bring our version of consultative staffing and other business services to professional communities throughout the Carolinas. The diversification of our economy is expanding and we want to be the partner that prepares you throughout the journey, providing maximum value through honest and effective communication

The Q Works Team

Meet the group of talent management experts making a difference in local and international business communities.

Michael Clegg
CEO/Managing Partner

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Katie Trippe
VP of Operations

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Bertina Brase
Executive Recruiter

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Iris Winkelbauer-Hoelzl
Account Executive

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Bob Funderburk
Director of Business Development

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Stephanie Brimigion
Account Executive

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Gayla Tyson
Commercial Construction Recruiter

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Andrew Kavich
Account Manager

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Anna Bramlette
Sales Enablement Specialist

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Chris Whitehead

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Burt Lohoff-Gaida
Business Advisor

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Client Services

Always enhancing your business

We are an innovative recruiting group offering permanent placement and contract recruitment services that help clients build their organizations, systems and talent strategies.

Our proprietary subscription recruitment model is designed to bolster the resources of small businesses, add real utility to the hiring process and prepare your company for any challenge.

Q Works recruiters know exactly what to look for because they’ve been in those jobs before, making our advisory services second to none.


All the people we help grow

At Q Works, we focus on the process — not just the result. Our total solutions span everything from consultative talent strategy support to traditional recruitment. We are constantly seeking out new and innovative ways to help our clients succeed — and it works.

Where other talent access professionals start and stop at process and placement, we remain present and committed to your company’s continued success and expansion. We are the recruiting arm for small businesses, helping keep down operating costs without sacrificing great talent.

Every industry we serve falls within our comprehensive talent management solutions— from placement to outplacement, we fill an advisory role, providing real-time industry feedback so your company can be absolutely informed while avoiding any hiring obstacle.


Find a professional home among those companies we are proud to service and help grow.

Below includes some but not all of the positions that we place:

  • Supply Chain Manager
  • VP of Sales
  • President
  • Director of Marketing
  • Business Analyst
  • Operations Manager
  • National Sales Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Project Manager
  • HR Manager
  • Sales Director
  • Product Development
  • Engineer
  • Senior Buyer
  • Data Scientist
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Plant Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Designer
  • General Manger
  • Controller
  • Planner


Q Works offers the thousand-foot view you can use to maximize the effects of the hiring decisions you make. Put our resources towards your business goals. We are the consultants, advisors and recruiters who live and work within the professional communities we service.