Rochelle Rivas, PHR

Charlotte, NC

Rochelle Rivas, PHR

Charlotte, NC

Rochelle Rivas is an entrepreneur and President of DARTON GROUP Consulting.

DARTON GROUP specializes in providing highly-experienced project management, finance and accounting professionals for contract consulting engagements and interim roles. The award-winning boutique firm has been connecting top-tier consulting professionals with great companies across the Charlotte, NC region since 2008.

Rochelle is a "power connector" who excels at driving business + careers. In 2013, DARTON GROUP was:

Ranked #12 by Charlotte Business Journal as one of the Charlotte region's fastest-growing private companies.

Ranked #15 by Inc. magazine as one of North Carolina's fastest-growing private companies.

Ranked #49 by Inc. magazine as of one of America's fastest-growing "Business Products & Services" companies.

Ranked #662 on the Inc. 500/5000 list as one of America's fastest-growing private companies.

Nationally certified as a Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Greater Women's Business Council, a regional certifying partner of the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

Since moving to the Queen City from Chicago in 2008, Rochelle has made high-impact contributions in serving both business & the community. She has been the recipient of many honors since her arrival including:

2013 - Named one of Charlotte's "Top 25 Women in Business" by the Charlotte Business Journal.

2012 - Recognized as one of Charlotte's "50 Most Influential Women" by The Mecklenburg Times.

2011 - Honored as a "Woman Extraordinare" by Business Leader Charlotte magazine.

2010 - Named one of Charlotte's "Movers & Shakers" by Business Leader Charlotte magazine.

Rochelle currently serves as Board Chair of Classroom Central (a Charlotte-based non-profit where she has served on the board since 2010). She also serves as on the board of NAWBO Charlotte (National Association of Women Business Owners) as Treasurer.

  • Work
    • Darton Group
  • Education
    • Harvard Business School
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver