About Us

Slone Partners delivers the leaders who build amazing scientific healthcare organizations – People Are Our Science®. Since 2000, Slone Partners specializes in delivering world-class C-suite leadership, executive, and upper management talent to the most promising and established life sciences, biotech, diagnostics, precision medicine, CRO, and laboratory services companies.

With coast-to-coast presence in the most active healthcare industry hubs of Boston, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, San Diego, Austin, Research Triangle Park NC, and Washington DC, Slone Partners uniquely and precisely provides an array of executive search and advisory services to innovative scientific healthcare companies. 


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Our leadership is deeply embedded in the industry and supported by an Advisory Board of experts from every sector that we serve.

Staying at the cutting edge of every change in the market allows us to deliver the right candidates for your business and provide invaluable counsel no matter how unique your needs.

Solutions And Expertise

Founded in 2000, Slone Partners is a premier executive search firm that specializes in recruitment for the life sciences, diagnostics, data & analytics, and laboratory testing services industries with offices in Boston, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco.

  • Board Services
  • Executive Search
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Services
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.

News Briefings

Slone Partners Recruits Chief Medical Officer at Lumen Bio

Over the past few months, numerous healthcare organizations have turned to executive search firms to find new chief medical officers. And in the era of COVID-19 we can expect this to be another burgeoning area for executive search firms. Recently, life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners placed Mike Spigarelli as chief medical officer of Lumen Bioscience in Seattle,

Slone Partners Appoints Executive Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners has added esteemed educator Candace Nortey as executive director of diversity, equity and inclusion. In this newly created role, she will help expand the firm’s diversity efforts to enhance opportunities for minority candidates, both internally and for the company’s client partners. “Candace Nortey is an extremely accomplished leader in her field and brings

Slone Partners Adds Branding Leadership Expert to Advisory Board

Sumitovant Biopharma executive Mary Stutts has joined the advisory board of executive search firm Slone Partners. Ms. Stutts is a renowned C-level global branding and growth expert who has provided strategic counsel in the biotechnology, healthcare, technology, and media industries at Fortune 200 companies including Genentech, Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealth Group, and Comcast

Slone Partners Recruits CEO for Mesa Biotech

Executive search firm  Slone Partners has recruited Ingo Chakravarty as the new president and CEO of Mesa Biotech. He assumes leadership of the company less than two months after it received emergency use authorization from the Federal Drug Administration to market its 30-minute point-of-care molecular SARS-CoV-2 test. Mr. Chakravarty succeeds Dr. Hong Cai, co-founder and CEO of Mesa Biotech since

Press Releases

Slone Partners, Where People Are Our Science®, Places Amol Chaubal as Chief Financial Officer at Quanterix

BOSTON, MA, April 12, 2019 – Slone Partners, North America’s leading executive search firm for life sciences and diagnostics companies, announces the placement of Amol Chaubal at Quanterix Corporation as Chief Financial Officer. Responsible for the strategic and tactical financial health of Quanterix as the precision medicine company executes rapid scaling, Mr. Chaubal will report to

Slone Partners, Where People Are Our Science®, Places Lloyd Sanders As CEO At Epic Sciences, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 16, 2019 – Slone Partners, North America’s leading executive search firm for life sciences and diagnostics companies, announces the placement of Lloyd Sanders at Epic Sciences, Inc. as Chief Executive Officer. With headquarters in San Diego, California, Mr. Sanders is responsible for all strategic and business aspects of the oncological diagnostics company. Epic Sciences

Slone Partners Places Eric Blair as Chief Commercial Officer at Argonaut Manufacturing Services, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO – December 5, 2018 – Slone Partners, North America’s leading executive search firm for life sciences and diagnostics companies, announces the placement of Eric Blair at Argonaut Manufacturing Services as Chief Commercial Officer. Now responsible for the development and execution of the company’s commercial activities, alliances, and growth opportunities, Mr. Blair will be based

Slone Partners Healthcare Executive Search Places David Rappaport at OraSure Technologies as SVP Business Development

BOSTON, MA, May 01, 2018  – Slone Partners, North America’s leading executive search firm for life sciences and diagnostics companies, announces the placement of David Rappaport at OraSure Technologies as Senior Vice President, Business Development. Mr. Rappaport will be based at the Company’s headquarters in Bethlehem, PA. Publicly-traded OraSure Technologies (NASDAQ: OSUR) develops, manufactures and distributes fourteen

Slone Partners Executive Search Hosts Healthcare Capital Partners Panel

SOUTH RIDING, VA, October 24, 2017 —Slone Partners, North America’s premier healthcare industry executive search firm, organized a focused panel discussion, Building an Amazing Organization With the Strength of the Right Financial Partners, achieving rare insights into the importance of strategic financing for nascent-stage healthcare firms. The panel participants – Bijan Salehizadeh, MD, Managing Director of