Recruiter Bios

James Pendleton: President

Jim Pendleton is the owner and President of FPC of Charlotte, one of the 68 offices in the largest and longest established national networks of independently owned and operated recruiting organizations specializing in the placement of direct-hire, mid-to-senior level executives and engineering professionals.
An experienced manufacturing executive, Jim brings 30-plus years of insightful business experience centered in turnaround management, operational excellence and profit maximization to the recruiting industry.



Kelly Pendleton: Director of F&B Recruiting at F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants of Charlotte

Kelly Pendleton is Executive Director of F-O-R-T-U-N-E Personnel Consultants of Charlotte, North Carolina; which is part of the 68 office FPC nationwide network. FPC Charlotte has been in existence since 1978. Our experienced staff locates the best candidates for key clients and conducts itself at the highest level of professionalism in all matters. Kelly specializes in recruitment for the Food and Beverage Industry – Food Scientists, Engineers and Marketing professionals. She places mid to senior level professionals on a national basis into positions that match their talents and personalities. As a business owner, Kelly’s goal is to be an active contributor to the professional growth of the Food and Beverage industry by helping manufacturers fill their career opportunities with the most qualified professional candidates.