About Us

Caliber Associates is a premier boutique firm comprised of a select group of highly experienced search professionals and biopharmaceutical executives focused exclusively in the life sciences sector. The firm’s leaders collectively bring 70+ years of industry knowledge and accomplishment.

Experience
Our track record of success encompasses partnerships with over 150 leading companies and completion of more than 700 searches. We have placed strategic leaders with broad therapeutic and functional reach.

Listening with deep understanding
We pay incredible attention to the details. We communicate frequently and thoroughly with our clients and candidates. Using our highly developed evaluation and assessment skills, we get the fit right. We pursue every search with a great sense of urgency.

Together with our clients, we achieve success. Caliber Associates finds the leaders who find the cures.

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Our Principals bring over seventy years combined life science executive search expertise. We have assembled a highly adept, energetic and client-centric team to support your critical leadership needs.

Solutions And Expertise

Caliber Associates is a premier boutique firm comprised of a select group of highly experienced search professionals and biopharmaceutical executives focused exclusively in the life sciences sector. The firm’s leaders collectively bring 70+ years of industry knowledge and accomplishment.

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
Industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Diagnostics
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Clinical Research
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Manufacturing
  • Operations

News Briefings

Caliber Associates Fills Senior Post for INOVIO Pharmaceuticals

San Diego, CA- based Caliber Associates recently placed David Liebowitz as senior vice president, clinical development at INOVIO Pharmaceuticals. The assignment was led by Steven P. Hochberg, the search firm’s founder and CEO. “David is a highly experienced and strategic leader of clinical development having advanced numerous programs through the regulatory process,” said Mr. Hochberg. Dr. Liebowitz

How COVID-19 Has Reset the Talent Game in Healthcare and Life Sciences

Healthcare and life science organizations have been turning to executive search firms more than ever to acquire world-class leadership. The most pressing challenge has been finding high impact, innovative leaders. Three months into 2022, the economic picture is improving. But what is going to light the match to overcome the economic impact felt from the

Caliber Associates Fills Top Post for NextCure

San Diego, CA- based Caliber Associates recently placed Amir Hafeez as senior vice president of clinical research and development oncology at NextCure in Beltsville, MD. “Amir brings an impressive record of oncology clinical development experience and a track record of success for advancing clinical candidates,” said Steven Hochberg, the search firm’s founder and CEO. Dr. Hafeez will

Caliber Associates Recruits Chief Development Officer for Coherus BioSciences

San Diego, CA- based Caliber Associates recently placed Theresa LaVallee as the chief development officer at Coherus BioSciences in Redwood City, CA. Dr. LaVallee will serve as a member of the company’s executive leadership team and oversee all regulatory matters and product development functions, reporting to Denny Lanfear, president and CEO of Coherus. “Theresa is a terrific addition to

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Leadership in a Post-Covid World

In this brand new episode of ‘Talent Talks,’ Hunt Scanlon Media host Rob Adams is joined by Steve Hochberg, CEO of Caliber Associates. In this podcast, Mr. Hochberg discusses how COVID-19 has changed leadership expectations and shares how leaders can promote and sustain culture as employees return to the workplace. Listen now!