Our Executive Staff
David J. Ducharme, President & Owner: Founded the FPC of Hilton Head office in 1992. His areas of recruiting expertise are Quality and Regulatory Affairs professionals in the Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industries. Searches are conducted from the Vice President to Engineer or Associate level on a contingent or retained basis. David is a member of American Society of Quality (ASQ) and Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS). Over the years he has established relationships with client companies and candidates based on trust, professionalism and performance. He served on the Board of Advisors of FPC Franchise. He is a graduate of McGill University, Montreal, Canada and a former professional European hockey player.
Rob Phillips, Director of Engineering: Rob heads up our Engineering recruiting efforts both in Research and Development and Manufacturing/Operations. This would include engineers and executives whose backgrounds cover medical device concept formation through commercialization. He has placed Software, Electrical, Mechanical and Systems Engineers with some of the top companies in the US as well as Management professionals up to and including the VP level. He has been recognized by FPC National as a top performer among recruiters across the nation.
Rob joined FPC of Hilton Head directly from the world of collegiate athletics where he was a recruiter and coach. He has served both Waynesburg University of Pennsylvania and Urbana University of Ohio. He was widely regarded as one of the most successful small college coaches in the country, accumulating over 500 collegiate wins in his 23 year career. Rob was able to bring great athletic talent together with academic excellence. His teams achieved a 99% graduation rate and were consistently ranked in the top 20 nationally for academic performance. Rob received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Ohio University.