Meet our team of professionals:


Vaso Perimenis Ekstein

Vaso has been a principal with Ekstein Consulting Services for 12 years. Vaso is currently Vice President of Human Resources for Novant Health, in Winston Salem, NC.  Previously, she was the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources for Baptist Health South Florida, an organization that  won the coveted Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For and Working Mother Magazine Best Employer awards. Vaso has provided human resources leadership excellence and worked for the optimization of employee retention, attraction, communication, interaction and productivity, providing human resources leadership as a regular member of the senior operations group, responsible for developing human resource policies & practices that directly support business strategy and goals. She has an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Miami and a Masters in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. Vaso is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, and holds a Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification. 

Vaso is the co-author of the new book, "HR and the New Hispanic Workforce." The book is available for purchase through the SHRM bookstore or


Jason Ekstein

Jason has been consulting professionally since 1997, focused entirely on Human Resource Information Systems.  He acts as a strategic partner, and achieves results through strong leadership and implementation skills, technical and troubleshooting expertise, project management and process improvement, and relationship-building.  Jason assists organizations in achieving talent management objectives using technology and process innovation.  He is a seasoned expert who has completed many full life cycle implementations and has worked with over 40 clients, providing solutions including business needs analysis, system design, system testing, training, post implementation support, and interim staff augmentation.  Jason has worked with clients in the following industries: Healthcare, Retail, Not-for-Profit, Government, Professional services, Utilities, Pharmaceuticals, Entertainment/Leisure, Manufacturing, and Education.  He holds an undergraduate degree from Boston University and a Masters in Business Administration from the University at Albany.