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​FGP Hires Mark Crist as Director of Executive Search

GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 17, 2020) FGP, Find Great People announced today that it has hired Mark Crist as Director of Executive Search.

Crist joins FGP with more than 20 years of experience in the professional recruiting industry. A seasoned recruiting and search professional, Crist has recruited leadership roles in contingency search, retained search and project-based recruiting.

He joins FGP from PinPoint Solutions, where he led the company’s contingency search division for the last 14 years. Crist spent the first 10 years of his career with Spherion Corporation in its professional recruiting division. He developed his career from Researcher to Executive Recruitment and Account Management roles, and finally Managing Director for Spherion’s Greenville, S.C. operation.

“We are excited for Mark to join the FGP team!” said John Uprichard, FGP President and Chief Executive Officer. “He brings more than 20 plus years of professional recruiting experience and a proven track record managing teams in the executive search space.

“His wealth of knowledge and work with large, complex organizations across multiple industry segments will be a catalyst for the continued growth in our Executive Search Division. We look forward to utilizing his expertise and leadership experience to further enable the FGP team in finding great people to build great companies.”

FGP ranks #72 in the Best Recruiters, Professional Services category and #73 in the Best Recruiters, Executive Search category.

About FGP | Find Great People

Founded in 1982, FGP is a nationally recognized talent acquisition and human resources consulting firm specializing in the healthcare, government, financial services, manufacturing and engineering, nonprofit, professional services and technology sectors. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., with offices in Columbia, S.C. and Nashville, Tenn., FGP offers a talent platform that includes direct hire search, temporary staffing, technology recruiting, outplacement services and human resources consulting. Named to the Grant Thornton list of South Carolina’s Top 100 privately held companies every year since 2013, FGP also has appeared six times on the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies in the United States. FGP exists to build great companies by connecting them with their greatest asset—great people. For more information about the company and its services, visit