hrQ, an award-winning professional services firm focused exclusively on the human resources profession, announced today that Brent McCombs has joined as VP & Managing Director of hrQ’s Houston office. Brent comes to hrQ from Intermountain Health, where he served as AVP-HR overseeing Talent Acquisition and Workforce Optimization. He previously held HR leadership roles within a KKR portfolio company, Waste Management, ThermoFisher Scientific, Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Cardinal Health.

“We are pleased with the strength of human resource talent acquisition and workforce planning expertise Brent brings from many significant companies. The depth of his national network and knowledge of the human capital professional services sector will serve hrQ’s current and future client base well,” said Kathy Rapp, CEO of hrQ.

“hrQ has been a respected brand and operation in the Houston market for almost ten years now, and Brent’s depth in the healthcare industry along with his passion around the talent lifecycle in organizations will complement the outstanding work the team is already doing in the market and beyond,” explained Rapp.

hrQ serves hundreds of companies by providing high-caliber human resource talent via three service offerings: HR search, interim HR staffing and HR consulting. The company serves a national client base via locations in Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco.