The People


Peter A. RabinowitzPETER A. RABINOWITZ

Mr. Rabinowitz is the President of PAR Associates Inc.; a Boston based executive search and selection firm. He works closely with senior corporate officers and Boards to evaluate their business needs, define leadership roles and governance structures and ultimately, assist in the selection of key management personnel for their organizations. He has addressed major companies on such topics as executive selection, compensation, and position analysis and description.

Since establishing PAR Associates Inc. in 1980, the scope of Mr. Rabinowitz' search consulting has extended to include healthcare, cultural, financial services, manufacturing and commercial organizations, nationwide. He has derived several engagements through the venture capital community, including referral work from: Parthenon Capital; Cardinal Health Partners; Acacia Venture Partners; Accel Partners; Ferrer, Freeman, Thompson; Sierra; Oak Investment Partners, Mayfield Fund, Salix Ventures LP, et. al. His work has covered several functional areas: administration, operations, finance, human resources, marketing and development.

Prior to the establishment of PAR Associates Inc., Mr. Rabinowitz was Executive Vice President of Bartholdi & Company (1973-1980). While building this member firm of the Association of Executive Search Consultants from a two to fifty-three person corporation, Mr. Rabinowitz was responsible for handling senior engagements for some of the nation's largest organizations including AT&T, Exxon, Chase Manhattan Bank, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, etc.

A graduate of Milton Academy, Lawrence University, and the Jacob Hiatt Institute of Brandeis University, Mr. Rabinowitz has served on a number of local and national boards, including: Overseer of WGBH, Boston; Executive Committee of American Jewish World Service, New York City; Environmental Scanning/Strategic Planning Committee of the United Way of America, Washington, DC; Member of Advisory Board Family and Children's Policy Center Brandeis University; Board of Directors of the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston.