About Us

Slone Partners delivers the leaders who build amazing scientific healthcare organizations – People Are Our Science®. Since 2000, Slone Partners specializes in delivering premier and diverse executives, leaders, and Board members to the most promising and established companies focused in biotechnology, pharma services, life science tools, diagnostics, genomics, clinical services, medical devices, data and analytics, and food sciences.

With coast-to-coast presence in the most active life science and healthcare industry hubs around the United States, Slone Partners uniquely and precisely provides an array of executive search, advisory services, and diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy to innovative scientific healthcare companies.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Recent Placements

Leadership

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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 companies focused in biotechnology, pharma services, life science tools, diagnostics, genomics, clinical services, medical devices, data and analytics, and food sciences.

Solutions
  • Board Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
Industries
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Services
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceuticals
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • CFO
  • Chief Commercial Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Chief Science Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Counsel
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Head of Department
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.

News Briefings

Slone Partners Recruits CEO for Hygieia

Life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners has placed Doug Lawrence as the new chief executive officer of Hygieia, a digital therapeutics company for insulin therapy. “Doug Lawrence is an extraordinarily driven and accomplished diabetes technology leader with a track record of tremendous success leading global business operations,” said Tara Kochis, president of Slone Partners. “He brings tremendous experience and a

Slone Partners Appoints Practice Leader for Healthcare

Life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners has named Melissa Hurst as practice leader for healthcare. “Melissa Hurst is a very smart, talented, and experienced leader in healthcare executive search,” said Leslie Loveless, CEO of Slone Partners. “As practice leader, she will drive our strategic efforts to build out Slone Partners’ healthcare client base and expand our partnerships with some

Slone Partners Recruits CFO for Clear Labs

Life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners has placed Edward Fan as the new chief financial officer of Clear Labs, a provider of fully automated, next-generation sequencing for turnkey genomic surveillance and diagnostics. “Edward Fan is a highly respected and admired financial and operations leader with a wealth of experience across healthcare and the life sciences industry,” said Leslie

Slone Partners Names Chief Talent Officer

Life sciences-focused search firm Slone Partners has expanded with the addition of Alicia Montgomery as chief talent officer. “Alicia Montgomery is a true superstar in the recruiting world,” said Leslie Loveless, CEO of Slone Partners. “She has a passion for providing an exceptional client experience and for developing effective training and onboarding programs to help advance internal talent.

Press Releases

Slone Partners Places Patrick Genestin as Chief Business Officer at 1910 Genetics

New CBO brings more than 25 years of pharmaceutical business development experience SOUTH RIDING, VA. – October 20, 2022 –Slone Partners, a nationwide executive search firm for life sciences, biotechnology, and healthcare companies, has announced the placement of Patrick Genestin as Chief Business Officer at 1910 Genetics, a biotechnology company integrating artificial intelligence (AI), computation, and biological automation to

Slone Partners Places Doug Lawrence as Chief Executive Officer at Hygieia

New CEO brings more than 30 years of medical technology leadership to new role SOUTH RIDING, VA. – August 26, 2022 – Slone Partners, a nationwide executive search firm for life sciences, biotechnology, and healthcare companies, has announced the placement of Doug Lawrence as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Hygieia, a leading digital therapeutics company for insulin therapy, where he

Melissa Hurst Practice Leader for Healthcare at Slone Partners

SOUTH RIDING, VA. – August 18, 2022 – Slone Partners, a nationwide executive search firm for life sciences, biotechnology, and healthcare companies, has announced that Melissa Hurst has been named Practice Leader for Healthcare. With her extensive background in healthcare executive search, Hurst will focus on expanding the company’s client base with hospitals, health systems, and academic centers. She

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategies by Slone Partners Receives HRCI Accreditation

SOUTH RIDING, VA. – August 16, 2022 – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Strategies by Slone Partners has received Approved Provider (AP) accreditation from the HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). As an AP, DEI Strategies at Slone Partners will offer quality public continuing education events/training and private engagements that are pre-approved based on aligning with HRCI’s Exam Content Outlines. The events meeting those outlines

Slone Partners Places Michael Shaffer as Chief Financial Officer at Renovo Solutions

SOUTH RIDING, VA. – August 8, 2022 –Slone Partners, a nationwide executive search firm for life sciences, biotechnology, and healthcare companies, has announced the placement of Michael Shaffer as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Renovo Solutions, a leading healthcare technology management company that recently received a growth equity investment from Water Street Healthcare Partners. Shaffer