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Phil Ellis Associates, Inc. is a professional search and recruiting firm specializing in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and allied industries and operates under the guidance of Phil Ellis, a veteran of the search and recruiting industry since 1978.

It has been obvious to us that few search and recruiting businesses understand the unique and demanding requirements of recruiting health care products professionals. Phil Ellis Associates, Inc. (PEA) is in its 39th year of providing such service and remains committed to being the premier health care products search and recruiting agency.

Phil has served numerous companies nationwide as an Executive Recruiter and Consultant in organizational development and compensation. He has received numerous industry awards from professional associations including being named the North Carolina Professional Consultant of the Year. Prior to 1978, Phil worked for Abbott Laboratories as a Recruiting Specialist and Compensation/Benefits Manager.

Lee Douglas began his career with Almay Cosmetics. He advanced through the ranks and became the Director of QA and Technical Services before moving to Director of Materials. Lee joined PEA in 1983. A CQE, Lee is a member of ASQC, ACS, RAPS, and ISPE and specializes in technical recruiting.

John Lee worked as a Director of Operations for a major food products company before joining PEA in 1989. Earlier, John worked for Abbott Laboratories in QA, engineering, and production in a small-volume parenterals plant. John was a Certified Quality Engineer, Quality Auditor, and Value Engineer who recruits across the spectrum of career disciplines.

Andy Ellis graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and after pursuing other career interests, joined PEA in 2011as a Researcher and Internet Services Coordinator. Subsequently, he expanded his expertise to include recruiting in most pharmaceutical disciplines.

Tina Nicks is a graduate of UNCW. She has been working in Executive Recruitment for 17 years. Her expertise lies in the Pharmaceutical/Bio-Pharmaceutical industries focusing on Manufacturing, Clinical Research and Development. She has worked with the Phil Ellis team for 11 plus years.