Sarah Bondar has been promoted to chief operating officer of The Charles Group. In this position, she oversees business and staffing operations as well as managing key corporate and not-for-profit client accounts. Bondar joined the team at The Charles Group in 2013 and brings more than 14 years of experience in planning events and meetings for various corporate and not-for-profit clients to this new role.

The Charles Group, based in Fairfield, N.J., is full-service domestic and international meeting planning and consulting firm.