Director of Healthcare Programs
Eric Perlstein joined Edwards in September 2014 as the Director of our Healthcare Strategic Business Unit. In this role, Eric provides our Healthcare customers with high-quality support and solutions. He will work to define program management roles and responsibilities; provide guidance in the maturity of System Development Life Cycles (SDLC); plan for project communication between senior management, client stakeholders and Program staff; and identify an approach for risk management while upholding Edwards’ core values. Eric also assists in the Healthcare specific business development efforts across Edwards’ four Solution Areas to promote overall growth.
Eric has more than 25 years of Project Management experience as a contractor to the federal government. Previously, he worked at ManTech where his responsibilities included operational management, business portfolio planning and oversight of the CMS portfolio PMO. His work with CMS included client relationship management; portfolio and operational management; and process, productivity and efficiency improvement. Prior to working at ManTech, Eric supported Applied Integrated Technologies, Special Operations Technology, BAE Systems and Scientific and Engineering Solutions.
Until recently, Eric served as the President of the PMI Baltimore Chapter, aiding the Board since 2006. During his tenure, he established programs and processes in improving communication to its membership, developed newsletters, added additional education seminars, and provided effective social media for membership outreach. Eric received the 2012 PMI Leader of the Year Award for his commitment and support that led to membership growth and educational offerings within the PMI Baltimore Chapter. Under his leadership, the Baltimore Chapter received the top international award for Communication and Collaboration as well as Member Services (2010-2012).
Eric holds a BS in Business Administration from the University of Hartford. He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Risk Management Professional (RMP), as well as an ITIL Service Management Professional, and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner.