- Executive Assistant
Eileen Perez joins the International Outreach Program as Executive Assistant, supporting Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo. Of Puerto Rican heritage, Eileen was born in New York City and grew up in a bilingual English-Spanish home. She majored in Computer Information Systems at Cumberland College in Southern New Jersey. Eileen has worked in the Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Sales industries, often supporting both domestic and international clientele. Her diverse professional background includes experience in Technical Support, Web Development, Telecommunications, Training, and Sales Support. Eileen relocated to the Memphis area in 2007 with her family. She served the last three years as an Administrative Specialist supporting the Interim directors of International Outreach, and as interim Budget and Contract Specialist. Prior to that she served four years as an Aflac Regional Administrator and Recruiting Coordinator for an Aflac Regional Director in the Memphis area. Her admiration for the work done at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, along with her passion and desire to contribute and make a difference have led her to pursue a career with St. Jude’s International Outreach Program.