June 1, 2017
St. Louis, MO – June 1, 2017. Decipher (www.decipherglobal.com), an HR solutions and market intelligence business, announces its inaugural Advisory Board members and the appointment of a Chief Operating Officer that will help guide the company through its next phase of rapid growth and product development. Legal innovator David Perla and legal industry veteran and lateral hiring expert Howard Flack have been appointed to Decipher’s Advisory Board while legal business intelligence and analytics expert Rebecca Holdredge has been named Chief Operating Officer.
David Perla brings more than 22 years of experience to the Decipher Advisory Board. Most recently, he served as President - Bloomberg BNA Legal Division/Bloomberg Law, where he oversaw all of Bloomberg BNA’s legal and related products, including its flagship Bloomberg Law enterprise legal news, information, and tools platform. Perla also co-founded Pangea3 where, from 2004 to 2012, he served as Co-CEO and director for the legal process outsourcing provider.
Howard Flack brings over three decades of experience to the Decipher Advisory Board. He spent over 30 years at Hogan Lovells, including most recently as the firm’s Lateral Recruitment and Integration Partner. He is a widely recognized expert on lateral partner recruitment, retention, and integration.
“As we celebrate our one year anniversary, we have been fortunate to have secured the expertise of David Perla and Howard Flack. David and Howard have helped transform and grow legal businesses and law firms, respectively, and are passionate about helping Decipher’s clients improve their lateral partner hiring program by dramatically reducing risk.” said Howard Rosenberg, Co-Founder and CEO of Decipher.
In addition to these two powerhouse veterans of the legal industry, Decipher is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Holdredge as Chief Operating Officer. As an actuary, attorney, and Six Sigma Black Belt, Rebecca is a business leader with over 15 years of innovation, analytics, and operational experience with professional services organizations. She joined from Bryan Cave LLP where she managed an award-winning group focused on encouraging attorneys to improve efficiency, transparency, and quality by developing best practices and leveraging technology. She earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Tulane University School of Law, and a B.S., magna cum laude, in Math and Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis. “Law firm performance is under tremendous pressure, and our clients will benefit immensely from Rebecca’s expertise in innovation, data analysis and operational efficiency,” commented Michael Ellenhorn, Co-Founder and General Counsel of Decipher.
Decipher (decipherglobal.com) is an HR solutions and market intelligence business serving investors, companies, and law firms. Powered by deep-dive intelligence, next-generation analytics and technology, Decipher’s investigative products and reports ensure better hires and acquisitions - every time - helping our clients grow safely and more efficiently. Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, Decipher’s founders and advisors are all veterans of the legal, HR, and technology industries.
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David Perla and Howard Flack Named to Decipher’s Advisory Board; Rebecca Holdredge Named Chief Operating Officer
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