Management Team

Randy Cagan

Randy Cagan, Managing Partner

Randy specializes in placing industry leaders in manufacturing, medical devices and pharmaceuticals.  Areas of search expertise include Operations, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs and R&D.

Randy began his recruiting career with FPC Raleigh in 1986 and now serves as company President.   His background includes extensive sales and marketing experience within the industries he serves.  Randy has a BA as well as an MBA and in 1998 received his CPC Certification from the National Association of Personnel Services.

 David Singer Dave Singer, Managing Partner

Dave Singer established the Supply Chain Management and Purchasing practice at FPC of Raleigh in 1990. During his tenure he has consistently been one of the top Supply Chain recruiters and has helped the Raleigh office achieve the #1 ranking in the FPC network. He is an active member of the NAPM, NCEITA, and CED, and also holds the CPC designation, which is the highest-level of national certification in the search industry. Dave is a graduate of Wilkes University
For the past 20 years he has consulted with companies to benchmark their procurement structures and assisted with salary surveys in Purchasing Magazine. Dave has developed a niche assisting multiple Fortune 500 companies build their centrally lead strategic sourcing

Executive Recruiters

Brent Bogart FPC Raleigh

Brent Bogart, Executive Recruiter – Supply Chain & Operations Management

Brent Bogart began his professional career with IBM’s procurement group. Upon relocation to Raleigh, NC, he moved in to a Materials Management leadership capacity with a contract manufacturing organization, and ultimately into an Operations Management capacity with a local fabrication company. He holds a BS from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY, and holds a CPIM certification through APICS, as well as a Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Brent is a specialist in the recruitment for Supply Chain professionals. With a heavy focus on the “Operations” end of the Supply Chain, Brent works closely with Production Planning, Demand Planning, Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP – SIOP) professionals across industries.

Joanne Gehas FPC Raleigh

Joanne Gehas, Ph.D., CPC, Executive Recruiter, Pharmaceutical/Biotech/Medical Device

 Joanne specializes in placing bench level scientists through VP management levels within the pharmaceutical industry.  She holds a BS in Chemistry from Bucknell University and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Delaware.  As a former Director within pharmaceutical R&D, Joanne is uniquely qualified to understand the specific hiring needs for her clients.  Joanne’s main areas of recruiting expertise are CMC-related pharmaceutical development activities (post-IND stage):  analytical development/validation, formulation development and scale-up, technical transfer, quality control, stability, CMC project management, and process development. Joanne has been consistently ranked within the Top Ten FPC recruiters nationwide multiple times since 2007 and awarded “Platinum” recruiter status numerous times. Joanne received her CPC (Certified Personnel Consultant) certification in 2009.

 Kevin Gaffney FPC Raleigh

Kevin Gaffney, Executive Recruiter

Kevin Gaffney has extensive recruiting experience specializing in the Biotech and Pharmaceutical Industries primarily involving Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations and Product Development placements.  Kevin has earned a BA in Economic from Stonehill College and an MBA from the University of New Haven.

Kevin’s typical client searches include:  Dir/VP Manufacturing, Sr. Manager Compliance Systems, Sr. Dir QA, Validation Manager/Engineer, Principal/Sr. Engineer – Automation & Controls Systems, Principal/Sr. Project Engineer, Principal/Sr. Process Engineer, EH&S Manager, Facilities Manager, Sr. Process Development Scientist, Sr. Manager Maintenance Systems.

 Cindy Hicks FPC Raleigh

Cindy Hicks, Executive Recruiter

Cindy began her career as a Procurement and Supply Chain Recruiter with FPC . As a nationally recognized expert, she was a regular contributor to Purchasing magazine and consultant to many Fortune 500 companies procurement organizations. She joined Corning Inc as a Senior Recruiter in their Purchasing and Transportation Dept, recruiting many top notch purchasing experts who are still there today. Cindy then entered the fast paced world of RPO Staffing, supporting multiple companies including Verizon, Walmart, Hitachi Data Systems, Dow Corning and Westinghouse to name a few. Her experience evolved to include recruitment of Technical, Engineering,Operations and Corporate Governance professionals.
Cindy has returned to FPC and her executive search firm roots with an emphasis within the Chemical industry. She will be recruiting for mid to executive level talent within all functional areas in the Chemical, Spec Chem, Plastics and Ceramics industries. Cindy received her BS from St Joseph College and her Master’s from Barry University.

 Lori O'Toole FPC Raleigh

Lori O’Toole, Executive Recruiter – EHS, HR, Operations and Legal Talent Specialist

Lori O’Toole joined FPC of Raleigh in October 2012 after a long and successful career as an Attorney and Human Resource Executive with companies in the manufacturing, services and financial sectors. Lori’s focus now is on helping companies bring top HR and EHS talent into their organizations. Her ability to identify top talent in her areas of expertise has made her a sought-after resource for manufacturing, distribution and service companies and has made her a welcome addition to the full service consultative relationships FPC has with its client companies. Lori’s unique in-depth understanding of Human Resources and Environmental Health & Safety, and how they impact the business environment, along with her legal acumen and knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations in her specialty areas, allows her to reach deep into the candidate pool to find the best talent for her clients.

 Shelly Reyes FPC Raleigh

Shelly Reyes, Sr. Recruiting Coordinator

Shelly joined FPC Raleigh as a Recruiting Coordinator in 2008.  She supports our team of consultants in the areas of client liaison, online research and market surveillance.  Prior to joining FPC Shelly held several corporate administrative and customer support positions.  Shelly is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.