Jerry Place

Executive Search Specialist

Office: 850-650-2277
Cell: 816-289-2160

Jerry Place has considerable experience in academic leadership in engineering, computer science, science and technical fields which he applies to executive search in these fields at all types of organizations. Based on his experience as Interim Dean and Associate Dean at the University of Missouri Kansas City, he also specializes in dean and mid-level academic leadership searches. He was the founding member of a Computer Science program; served as lead consultant in the creation, organization and staffing of an engineering school; consulted in LAN and WAN architecture, design and implementation; consulted in the design, construction and start-up of an optical network with a national footprint; and has served as an expert witness in forensic finance. Place is retired from the United States Marine Corps Reserve. From the University of Missouri Kansas City he holds B.B.A and M.B.A. degrees and from the University of Kansas he holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.