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Barb Perkins's Contacts

  • Farooq Khan, MBA CPCU ARM
  • Lynn Fleming
  • Heidi Ferguson
  • Dwight Denton
  • Chris Lorne
  • Charmain Calancia, CRM
  • Kathleen (Kathy) Findlay
  • Gwen Tassone
  • Cathy Myles
  • Heather Martinson
  • Donna Brown
  • Derek Connick
  • Eileen Lesko
  • Simon Frigon
  • David Blain

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Barb Perkins and Farooq Khan, MBA CPCU ARM are now friends
Mar 21, 2012
Heidi Ferguson and Barb Perkins are now friends
Mar 31, 2010
Barb Perkins joined a group
Thumbnail "R"estoring "U"rban "S"tructures and "H"abitat

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Mar 11, 2010
Barb Perkins joined a group

WICC, Ontario Chapter

Mobilizing For A Cure: Since the inception of WICC in 1996, with the help of the entire insurance industry and its supporters, well over $11,000,000 has been raised nationally in support of cancer research and education.See More
Mar 5, 2010
Barb Perkins left a comment for Chris Lorne
"will try and call you later this week. Cheers, Barb"
Jan 19, 2010
Barb Perkins left a comment for Chris Lorne
"OMG, it has been a long time, how are you? How are things going with your new life in Canada and in the insurance world? Do you have a number during the day that I can reach you at? Cheers, Barb"
Jan 18, 2010
Barb Perkins and Chris Lorne are now friends
Jan 18, 2010
Barb Perkins updated their profile
Jan 7, 2010
Barb Perkins and Simon Frigon are now friends
Jan 4, 2010
Barb Perkins updated their profile photo
Jan 3, 2010
Barb Perkins left a comment for Charmain Calancia, CRM
"Thanks for adding me a friend, hope all is well with you, we should go for lunch, considering we work in the same Office Tower:)"
Oct 29, 2009
Barb Perkins and Charmain Calancia, CRM are now friends
Oct 29, 2009
Barb Perkins is now a member of instouch
Oct 29, 2009

Profile Information

Current Title
Prinicpal and Senior Executive Search Consultant
Current Employer
Perkins Professional Search Ltd
751 Scotia Place 2
10060 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3R8
Past Employment/Experience
Harcourt Recruiting, Vice-President
Edmonton, Alberta Canada

NRI Staffing, General Manager
Washington, D.C. USa
Bachelor of Arts, Concentration Fashion Merchandising, James Madison University
Edmonton, Alberta Canada
Professional Summary
After 25 successful years in recruitment, Barb Perkins, CPC, founded and launched Perkins Professional Search Ltd. PPS's specializes in two desk practices: Insurance and Accounting. PPS conducts searches for all levels of property and casualty insurance, risk management and group benefits. The Accounting discipline includes executive designated searches for CFO's, VP Finance, Controllers, Assistant Controllers and Senior Accountants and Payroll. PPS's core concentration is permanent, contingency or retained searches.

Barb began her recruiting career in 1984 in Washington, DC. She was the General Manager for a large mulit-branch national recruiting firm. She joined Harcourt Recruiting Specialists in 1992. In 1997, she became Vice-President of Harcourt. She holds her CPC designation.

Barb has built a rewarding career and attributes her success to her unique ability to establish long-term business relationships with each client. Her comprehensive knowledge of the Insurance and Accounting industries assists her in identifying pinnacle talent for her clients and “the right fit” for their corporate culture. Her network of contacts includes influential executives and business leaders across Canada.

Barb is a knowledgeable and interactive member of the Edmonton business community. She volunteers with numerous business and community organizations: ACSESS (Association of Canadian Search, Employment and Staffing Services); Edmonton Insurance Association; CIBC Run for the Cure; and The Alzheimers Society’s Run to Remember.

Barb has been a Rotarian since 2001 and currently serves as Chair for the Sergeant of Arms Committee.

She became a Pinnacle member in 2007, ( and is proud to be a part of this elite consortium of recruiters. Barb has established herself as a dominant recruiter in her niche and has written several articles for publications that are industry specific, Insurance West Magazine and the The Alberta Broker.
Associations and Groups
Pinnacle Society
Edmonton Insurance Association
Rotary Club of Edmonton

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