Raymond J. Arroyo
Managing Director at Reffett Associates
- Hartford, Connecticut Area
- Hospital & Health Care
Raymond J. Arroyo's Overview
- Managing Director at Reffett Associates
- Member of the Board of Directors at National Hispanic Medical Association
- Secretary (and Chairman-Elect) of the Board of Directors at United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Treasurer, Board of Trustees at Wheeler Clinic
Miguel Melendez Munoz
Raymond J. Arroyo's Summary
Senior Level Executive Search Consultant.
My background includes significant senior level human resources experience in several industries and geographies. As such, I have first-hand experience of the many challenges that HR and business leaders face and can connect the right people with the right opportunities.
Fortune 100 bilingual leader with more than 25 years of HR and business experience assessing talent needs in consumer goods, professional and financial services, association/nonprofit, and healthcare sectors.
Recognized as a top 100 Most Influential Hispanic with robust, professional network across many industries and geographies with a LinkedIn connection reach of more than 20 million people;
Has written extensively on the power of networking, including as a Huffington Post contributor; and B.S. and M.S. degrees from New York University; Governance certificate from Harvard University.
Serve as Secretary and Chairman-Elect of the Board of Directors of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, an Officer of the Board of Trustees of the Wheeler Clinic and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Hispanic Medical Association.
Served on ALPFA's Corporate Advisory Board, as President of PRIMER, as Chairman of the Corporate and Philanthropic Council of HACU and as a member of the Board of Regents of the University of Hartford.
In 2010 and 2011 was selected by Hispanic Business magazine as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics; by the National Society of Hispanic MBAs for the Corporate Executive Excellence Brillante award; by PricewaterhouseCoopers as one of its exemplary alumnus and featured on its KeyWord magazine; by Urban Professional magazine as one of the 100 Top Executives in Corporate America, and was the feature cover story on Diversity Executive magazine.
Raymond J. Arroyo's Experience
April 2014 – Present (6 months) Hartford, Connecticut Area
Provide retained executive search services to several types of organizations, including Healthcare (including Accountable Care Organizations), Insurance, Consumer Goods, Professional and Financial services, and Nonprofit sectors. Focused mainly in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts markets, but also nationally.
Reffett Associates is a veteran-owned search firm founded in 1994, with a strong focus on diversity, particularly among the African-American and Hispanic marketplace.
Reffett Associates is a nationally recognized, fully retained executive search firm and one of the premiere boutique firms in the executive search industry. We have extensive experience in retail and consumer packaged goods, IT, e-commerce, finance, private equity, insurance, healthcare, commercial & federal services, government sectors and associations and non-profit organizations. Last year, Reffett Associates was the single largest provider of executive search services to the federal government.
Member of the Board of Directors
Nonprofit; 1-10 employees; Health, Wellness and Fitness industry
April 2012 – Present (2 years 6 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area
Represent the interests of more than 45,000 licensed Hispanic physicians in the U.S.
Secretary (and Chairman-Elect) of the Board of Directors
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry
August 2011 – Present (3 years 2 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area
The USHCC (www.ushcc.com) is a national organization in the US dedicated to foster Hispanic economic development of 3.1 million Hispanic-owned businesses Through its network of more than 200 local Hispanic Chambers of Commerce and Hispanic business organizations, the USHCC effectively communicates the needs and potential of Hispanic enterprise to the public and private sector of the US and Latin America. As of October 2012, Secretary of the Board of Directors.
Treasurer, Board of Trustees
Nonprofit; 501-1000 employees; Mental Health Care industry
September 2008 – Present (6 years 1 month) Plainville, CT
Wheeler Clinic is an independent, not-for-profit, community-based organization that provides a comprehensive continuum of mental health and substance abuse recovery services, special education, child welfare, early childhood, community justice, foster care, employee assistance, and prevention and wellness programs. We serve more than 30,000 children, adolescents and adults in Connecticut each year.
Chairman of the Finance Committee.
Raymond J. Arroyo's Volunteer Experience & Causes
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Raymond J. Arroyo's Publications
Raymond J. Arroyo's Skills & Expertise
- Executive Search
- Retained Search
- Strategic Planning
- Public Speaking
- Business Strategy
- Human Resources
- Diversity & Inclusion
- Business Development
- Talent Management
- Leadership Development
- Community Outreach
- Program Management
- Organizational Development
- Employee Benefits
- Team Building
- Resume Writing
- Integrated Marketing
- Marketing Strategy
- Higher Education
- Project Planning
- Change Management
- Marketing Communications
- Employee Relations
- Social Media
- Customer Service
- Team Leadership
- New Business Development
- Executive Coaching
- Social Networking
- Strategic Leadership
- Cross-functional Team Leadership
- HR Consulting
- Small Business
- Strategic Communications
- Executive Management
Raymond J. Arroyo's Languages
English(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Spanish(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Raymond J. Arroyo's Education
Exec. Education, Corporate Governance: Leadership in the Boardroom
2007 – 2007
This executive leadership program is offered by the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility in partnership with the Harvard Business School.
Activities and Societies: Completed intensive governance course to better understand how board of directors are meant to work.
M.S., Organizational Behavior
1990 – 1993
Completed my Master's Degree in Organizational Behavior with a 3.92 GPA
Activities and Societies: Served on the student chapter Board of SHRM.
B.S., Organizational Communications
1987 – 1990
Activities and Societies: Completed my Bachelor's of Art degree.
Miguel Melendez Munoz
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