Leadership: Mark Crist

Office: 864-271-2212

Mark is the Managing Director of PinPoint Solutions and leads the contingency search division for the company.  He has worked in the Executive Search industry since 1995.  He spent the first 10 years of his career with the professional recruiting division of Spherion Corporation.  Starting out as a Researcher he then progressed into Executive Recruitment and Account Management roles before eventually becoming the Managing Director for Spherion’s Professional Services operation in Greenville, SC.  Mark left Spherion after 10 years to join PinPoint Solutions in 2005 to develop the contingency recruiting capability of the firm.  He now runs his own desk in addition to managing the contingency recruiting team.  Mark has placed professionals from the individual contributor level up to senior vice president and he has worked across a wide variety of industries during his time in the recruiting industry.  His primary focus now is to lead the company’s effort to continue to develop and grow in the medical device, clinical diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries.  He has has spent much of the last 5 years doing a significant amount of work in this space.  Mark has his BSBA from Ohio State University and an MBA from Clemson University.  Mark is married with two children.  He is an avid college  football and basketball fan.  Go Bucks!  He also enjoys playing guitar and bass and is a bass player in a local blues/classic rock band in his free time (www.itchyandthechiggers.com).


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