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
    Partner

    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
    Partner

    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

  • Bob Majczan
    Partner Emeritus

    Bob built his career providing senior-level executive recruitment services and human resources consulting to pharmaceutical and biotechnology client organizations.

  • Rich Alexander
    Partner

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

  • 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

  • Brian Evans
    Practice Director

    Brian has been with Discovery Search Partners since 2013 and is based in the Moorestown, NJ office.

  • Natalia Bilash
    Recruiting Consultant

    Natalia Bilash has 15 years of experience in retained executive search. She has extensive experience recruiting for life science companies for whom she uses a consultative approach on how to solve

  • Fred Taraschi
    Recruiting Consultant

    Fred Taraschi is a Recruiting Consultant at Discovery Search Partners and conducts search projects for senior executive, general management, and functional management positions.

  • Lily Monroe
    Recruiting Consultant

    Lily Monroe has 10+ years of recruiting experience & 8 years of executive search experience. She has extensive experience recruiting for life science companies (CROs, pharmaceutical, biotech, h

  • Elizabeth White
    Recruiting Consultant

    With more than 25 years of experience in executive search, Liz has recruited executives across most functional areas to include at the CEO and Board level.  Much of her time has been spent working

  • Sue McKay
    Recruiting Consultant

    Sue is a Managing Director at Discovery Search Partners and based in the firm’s Wellesley, Massachusetts office.

  • Jennifer Shaffer
    Administrative Assistant

    Jennifer joined Discovery Search Partners at the beginning of 2019 as Administrative Assistant.

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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