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Established in 1974 by Robert H. Perry, the firm is headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina, and our consultants maintain offices in California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, DC.

RH Perry offers excellent credentials and experience in academic executive search, having successfully completed well over 1,000 searches in its history. The firm’s higher education practice consists of senior-level executives with a well-balanced mix of college and university presidential and senior administrative experience and executive search expertise. RH Perry conducts its search practice with two-consultant teams supported by our dedicated Senior Associates and staff.

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The firm’s higher education practice consists of senior-level executives with a well-balanced mix of college, university and community college presidential experience and executive search expertise.

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RH Perry & Associates Recruits President for Onondaga Community College

Asheville, NC-based RH Perry & Associates has assisted in the recruitment of Warren M. Hilton as the next president of Onondaga Community College in Onondaga Hill, NY. He will become the school’s ninth president and its first black president, succeeding Casey Crabill who is retiring after nine years at the college. Senior consultants Jessie Thompson and Gene

RH Perry Seeks CFO for California State University Stanislaus

Asheville, NC-based RH Perry & Associates has been enlisted to find the next vice president for business and finance/chief financial officer for California State University Stanislaus in Turlock. Leading the assignment are Sue DeWine, senior consultant, and Paul G. Doeg, president and chief operating officer, of the search firm. Reporting directly to the university president, the

RH Perry & Associates Assists Erie County Community College in President Search

Asheville, NC-based RH Perry & Associates has assisted the Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania in recruiting Chris Gray as its first president. “The board of trustees, after an extensive national search, is proud to appoint Christopher Gray as the founding president of the Erie County Community College of Pennsylvania,” said Ronald Dinicola, chairman of the

Erie Community College Selects RH Perry & Associates to Find Inaugural President

Asheville, NC-based RH Perry & Associates has been selected by Erie Community College to lead its search for its inaugural president. President and chief operating officer Paul G. Doeg is leading the assignment along with senior consultants Jesse M. Thompson and Tom DaRin. Erie County’s newest community college also recently named its first interim president, Judith Gay.