RH Perry & Associates is one of the most experienced, and most successful executive search firms in the country. Our firm’s primary focus is to assist institutions of higher education in the identification and selection of their leadership.

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, Virginia and Washington, DC.

RH Perry offers excellent credentials and experience in academic executive search, having successfully completed 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 experience, 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.

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

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.

Paul Doeg

PAUL G. DOEG, President & Chief Operating Officer, has supported more than 250 of the firm's search assignments. Read more...

Rob Perry

ROBERT HASTINGS PERRY, President Emeritus, founded the firm in 1974. He has over 38 years of experience in executive search. Read more...

Matt Kilcoyne

MATT KILCOYNE, Managing Partner, has supported over 200 of the firm’s search assignments. Read more...

SEARCH COUNSEL

Sue DeWine

Sue DeWine, Senior Consultant, has 45 years of experience as a higher education administrator and fundraiser. Read more...

JEAN A. SCOTT

Jean Scott, Senior Consultant, has served for 38 years in faculty and administrative positions. Read more...

Elizabeth (Liz) Rocklin

Liz Rocklin, Senior Consultant, brings 20 years of experience in community and technical college executive search. Read more...

Roger Martin

Roger Martin, Senior Consultant, brings over 40 years of experience in higher education administration to our presidential search practice. Read more...

John M. Hutchinson

John Hutchinson, Senior Consultant, brings over 35 years of experience in higher education as a teacher and administrator. Read more...

Jesse M. Thompson

Jesse Thompson, Senior Consultant, directs the firm's community and technical college search practice. Read more...

Thomas K. DaRin

Tom DaRin, Senior Consultant, leads the firm's enrollment management practice. Read more...

Dorothy S. Poole

Dorothy Poole, Senior Consultant, has 35 years of leadership experience in higher education, technology and customer service industries. Read more...

OUR TEAM

Sue Boggs

Sue Boggs, Senior Associate, supports candidate communications, sourcing, preliminary screening and finalist due diligence. Read more...

Crystal Goodhall

Crystal Goodhall, Senior Associate, supports candidate communications, sourcing, preliminary screening and finalist due diligence. Read more...

Mark Koenig

Mark Koenig, is a Senior Associate and Director of Communications for the firm. Read more...

Katherine Ladd

Katherine Ladd, Senior Associate, directs the firm's information technology. Read more...

ANET SKILLIN

Anet Skillin is Director of Finance and Administration for the firm. Read more...