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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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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.

RH Perry & Associates Assists College of Mount Saint Vincent

Asheville, NC-based RH Perry & Associates has assisted the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY, in the recruitment of Susan R. Burns as its sixth president. Managing partner Matthew Kilcoyne and senior consultant Kathy Krendl led the assignment. Last year, Charles L. Flynn Jr. announced that he would be stepping down after 20 years as

RH Perry & Associates Seeking President for National Catholic Educational Association 

The National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) has retained Asheville, NC-based RH Perry & Associates to lead its search for a new president and CEO. Managing partner Matthew Kilcoyne and senior consultant Sue Dewine are leading the assignment. The president/CEO reports to the board of directors and is responsible for fulfillment of NCEA’s mission to enhance the vitality and

College of Mount Saint Vincent Taps RH Perry & Associates for President Search

Asheville, NC-based RH Perry & Associates has been chosen to find the next president for the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, NY. Managing partner Matthew Kilcoyne and senior consultant Kathy Krendl are spearheading the assignment. Last summer, Charles L. Flynn Jr. announced that he would be stepping down after 20 years in the