Ray Knight

Managing Partner, Jobplex

Ray serves as a Managing Partner in the Diversity and Life Sciences Practice Groups. With more than 15 years of executive search experience, he focuses on producing diverse candidate slates and specializes in roles for the healthcare and medical device industries.

Ray Knight

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Prior to joining Jobplex, Ray founded and led The Knight Group, an executive search firm focused on healthcare and diversity. In addition, he was the Managing Director of a boutique executive search firm, where he focused on healthcare, pharmaceuticals, medical device and hospital networks.

Previously, Ray was Deputy Director and CIO for the State of Illinois focused on strategic planning and performance management for the Department of Child & Family Services. He also served as COO for General Wellness Inc, a healthcare consultancy start-up.

Ray earned his Bachelor’s degree in economics from Oberlin College, where he was a member of the varsity basketball team. He holds a Master’s degree in public policy and finance from the University of Chicago.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Our Diversity Practice Group was launched in 2010, with the express focus of supporting our clients need for diverse teams. Through a consultative and collaborative approach, internally and externally, DHR and our partners have worked to bring the importance of…
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Healthcare Services

The major areas of specialization that we focus on are: Specialty Segment Private Equity/Venture Capital Payer Services Provider Services Leadership Expertise Boards of Directors CEOs All Executive-level and C-suite Roles Functional Expertise Operations Compliance Medical/Clinical Leadership Human Resources Executives Information…
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Life Science

Attracting the best senior leaders in today’s competitive life science industry is a sizable task that requires a strategic and tactical team-based approach. Our experience, amplified by our first-hand understanding of the life science market, provides a compelling value proposition in building long-term consultative relationships with clients.
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