Christopher Perez, CPC
Chris is a Certified Personnel Consultant and brings over 25 years of staff development and healthcare industry experience to his executive search practice. His healthcare industry career includes senior positions in pharmaceutical sales, marketing, and healthcare communications, including 12 years as an executive or owner of accredited medical education companies.
As a medical education professional, Chris gathered valuable insights into the personal and career development goals of healthcare professionals across a variety of disciplines and industry sectors. These critical insights are now applied to his healthcare recruiting efforts every day. Because of his background, Chris understands the complex landscape facing the healthcare industry today, as well as its enormous opportunities. He knows the questions to ask that will surface the strongest candidates. He takes the time to build relationships so that he can understand the underlying motivations and needs of the individuals and organizations he represents. His ultimate goal is to provide the human capital that drives quality care and improved outcomes in public health.
Chris has been active in the medical education professional community. While a member of the Alliance for CME (now the ACEHP), he served on judging panels to recognize best practices in continuing professional development. He has been a featured presenter at numerous Alliance annual meetings. He has been active in the North American Association of Medical Education and Communication Companies (now known as NAMEC). Chris has also been invited to serve as faculty for an annual Workshop held by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).
Chris is a member of the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) as well as other recruiting industry organizations. He is listed in the National Registry of Certified Staffing Industry Professionals.
Chris is deeply involved in nonprofit board service in the areas of healthcare, philanthropy, and education. He has served as an officer on the Board of Directors of the Montgomery County (MD) Mental Health Association. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Mercy Health Clinic, one of the largest free health clinics in Montgomery County, Maryland. He is Vice President and a Board member of The Club Foundation, a philanthropic organization in Bethesda, Maryland. Chris is also 2nd Vice President of the Auburn University Parents' Association Board of Directors.