Founded in 1994, The Bowdoin Group is an executive search firm that specializes in executive and strategic roles, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) services, and major team expansions for a wide range of companies, from small firms building out their executive team to larger firms sourcing talent for rapid market expansion.

With deep expertise in BioPharma, Digital Health, FinTech, and Technology, The Bowdoin Group is a national leader with the ability to source talent and service companies globally. The company’s service reputation has earned it a ranking in the top 2% of the recruiting industry for client satisfaction year after year, and most recently won Best of Staffing 2020 Diamond Awards for both Client and Talent based on our NPS of 95 (compared to the staffing industry average of 24). The Bowdoin Group is also active in supporting the broader ecosystem as well as several non-profit causes, including Life Science Cares, NEVCA, Hack Diversity, and FinTech Sandbox.

At The Bowdoin Group, we take the service part as seriously as the search itself. Going beyond just filling a position, we add strategic advisement and expertise to zero in on how we can make you more successful. Customized, personalized service, along with an enviable record of finding the best talent (that stays) keeps 86% of our clients coming back for additional searches. Your requirements, goals, and industry are unique. You need to trust that your search partner is an extension of your team – finding the optimal fit based on skills, experience, diversity and culture.  Our practice leaders have deep expertise in executive and leadership search, as well as the nuances for the industries they each serve. Above all, the personal attention and our partnership model have been ingrained into our culture from day one.

Solutions and Expertise

Our clients are redefining, challenging, changing, and embracing the future at a rapid pace – and we’re right there with them. Let us help you along your journey – let’s build the future together.

  • Advisory Services
  • Assessment
  • Culture Shaping
  • Data Analy./Mrkt. Intell.
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Flex RPO
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Org. Chart Mapping
  • Recruitment Research
  • Alt. Investments
  • Asset Management
  • Biotechnology
  • Clean Tech./Sustain.
  • Clinical Research
  • Cloud Based
  • Commercial Banking
  • Consulting
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Services
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Devices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hedge Funds
  • High Tech
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Mgmt.
  • Machine Learning
  • Medical
  • Mobile
  • Payments/Processes
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Services
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Software
  • Trade Finance
  • Venture Capital
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.

News Briefings

The Bowdoin Group Recruits CEO for Alpha II, Taps 3 Other Leaders for Digital Health Companies

The Bowdoin Group, a Boston-based executive recruitment firm, has placed the new chief executive officer for Alpha II, which provides software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for healthcare professionals, clearinghouses and government entities. Todd Doze joins the Tallahassee-based company from TransUnion, where he was vice president of reimbursement solutions. The search was spearheaded by Josh Gottlieb, managing director, digital

The Bowdoin Group Appoints Senior Finance Leader

The Bowdoin Group, a Boston-based executive search firm, has expanded with the addition of Terri Ryan as vice president of finance. She brings a strong finance background to The Bowdoin Group and experience in building and managing companies in high growth environments with increasing levels of complexity. Ms. Ryan has over 25 years of experience

10 Tips for Networking with Executive Recruiters During COVID-19

As invaluable as executive search firms are for companies, they can also make a tremendous difference in the careers of professionals who are in the market for a new job. During COVID-19, what can be more important for an aspiring job changer than tapping into the right recruiter’s network for forethought as well as networking

Is the Person You Know the Best Person for the Job?

We’ve all heard someone say, “I’ve got the perfect person for this job.” You’re probably thinking, “Great. That makes my life easier.” But what if the recommender is biased? What if there’s a much better candidate out there? What if the person being referred is the best candidate? A new report by Paul Manning of The Bowdoin Group

Press Releases

RecoveryOne Hires Bill Meehan as Executive Vice President of Enterprise Sales

(April 13, 2020)  RecoveryOne, a leading innovator in evidence-based solutions that personalize and improve the path to recovery from musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, today announced that Bill Meehan has been hired as the company’s executive vice president of enterprise sales. With nearly 25 years of sales leadership experience in health insurance, healthcare innovation, and Medicare delivery, Meehan brings

Using Remote Work as an Opportunity to Build Stronger, More Connected Teams

(April 10, 2020) MassChallenge FinTech wrapped up last month with our annual FinTech ReFuel event, where all 34 startups and 21 corporate partners gathered (virtually) to share best practices and key learnings on successful enterprise-startup partnerships. The cohort also participated in our enterprise-readiness programming, designed to provide guidance to startups as they scale. This year’s

Jim Urquhart, Managing Director, FinTech Selected for MassChallenge FinTech ReFuel Panel

(March 25, 2020) The Bowdoin Group, an executive search firm based in the Greater Boston Area, is pleased to support this year’s fully remote MassChallenge FinTech ReFuel conference. We are thrilled to share that our own Jim Urquhart, Managing Director, FinTech, will be speaking in an afternoon session called “Building Teams and Culture” during this virtual summit. Please

The Bowdoin Group Wins ClearlyRated’s 2020 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Diamond Awards

WALTHAM, Mass., – February 4, 2020 – The Bowdoin Group, an executive search firm with deep expertise in leadership search and strategic team expansions for growth-stage companies, announced today that they have again won both Best of Staffing Client and Talent Diamond Awards for providing superior service to their clients and candidates for at least five consecutive years. ClearlyRated’s


In the Media

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Executive search firm The Bowdoin Group promoted Scott Aldsworth to president. Aldsworth had joined the firm in 2016 as chief revenue officer. In addition, Katelyn Marini was promoted to managing director.
The Bowdoin Group was ranked #186 in a recent Forbes America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms


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