Our Story

Discovery Search Partners is a full-service retained executive search firm with offices located in Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, and Richmond. Our partners offer deep expertise in all facets of the life sciences industry and have successfully executed and completed hundreds of searches for clients ranging from multi-national Fortune 500 companies to pre-revenue start-up enterprises.

The firm was formed in 2009 by a group of experienced life science and recruitment professionals dedicated to creating the optimal search and integration experience for their clients. Together, our partners have over sixty years of success placing high-level executives in all areas of the dynamic field of healthcare and life sciences.

We are client-focused, execution-oriented, and community-minded. Our market expertise combined with our relationship-driven model has enabled us to successfully execute some of the most difficult searches in the life sciences industry. Each project is personally led and managed by one of our partners, in addition to a team of experienced, skilled search professionals who understand the intricacies of the highly competitive life sciences market.

Discovery Search Partners is a member of the Signium Group, one of the world's leading executive search and leadership consulting firms with offices in nearly 30 countries. This global resourse allows DSP to provide our clients with the best service whether domestically or internationally. To learn more about Signium, visit them at www.signium.com.

  • Don Evans

    With more than 25 years of experience in executive search, Don has emerged as a recognized authority in the search and selection of high caliber executives within the healthcare industry.

  • Bill O’Callaghan

    Bill has extensive expertise in all facets of human capital consulting and talent management and brings vast experience to Discovery Search Partners where he specializes in medical devices, diagnos

  • Bryan Shea
    Client Partner

    Bryan has over 20 years of experience in Executive Search, working primarily in the life sciences industry with a focus on Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Diagnostics, and Medical Devices.  His clientele

  • Todd Jamison
    Client Partner

    Todd joined DSP in January 2021 and has more than eight years of experience in client development and recruitment for biopharmaceutical, non-profit, and medical device companies.

  • Brian Evans
    Practice Director

    Brian has been with Discovery Search Partners since 2013 and is based in the Philadelphia area office.

  • Susan Brzezinski
    Director of Research

    Susan founded Athena Research Consulting in 2009 to provide executive search research support and human capital co

  • Caroline Geverd
    Administrative Manager and Marketing Coordinator

    Caroline Geverd rejoined DSP in August 2021 as Administrative Manager and Marketing Coordinator.

  • Rich Alexander

    Rich serves clients in pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices, and consumer health.

Who is Discovery Search Partners

Discovery Search Partners is one of the industry’s premier retained executive search firms focusing exclusively on the comprehensive field of life sciences.

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