About Us

Founded in 2000, Slone Partners is the premier executive search firm that delivers top diverse and visionary leaders who build amazing life sciences and healthcare and organizations. With a nationwide presence in the most active industry hubs, we specialize in discovering and placing world-class C-Suite leadership, executive, and upper management talent with experience, conviction, and cultural competence in emerging and well-established companies. Our portfolio of executive search and advisory services includes diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy, education, and training. Slone Partners proudly holds the designation as a Certified LGBT Business Enterprise™ by the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and has earned recognition as a Top Executive Search Firm and a Top 20 Diversity and Inclusion Services firm by Manage HR. To learn more about Slone Partners’ value proposition and processes, visit www.slonepartners.com or call 888.784.3422.


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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.

  • Board Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Academic/Faculty
  • AI
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Research
  • Diagnostics
  • Endpoint Security
  • Genomics/ Laboratory Services
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Services
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Medical
  • Medical Devices
  • Network Security
  • Non-Profits
  • Pharma Services & Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Precision Medicine
  • Research Tools
  • Security
  • Wearables
  • 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

7 Reasons Why Companies Hire Search Firms 

In times of change, a crucial executive-level appointment can mean the difference between success and catastrophe. Last time, your company may have kept this critical search in-house, leveraged its own network or hired a contingency recruiter. But, mistakes were made, and you now know that a bad hire to a crucial position can have detrimental

Slone Partners Finds CEO for Epic Sciences

Executive search firm Slone Partners has placed Lloyd Sanders as the new CEO of Epic Sciences in San Diego, CA. He replaces Murali Prahalad, who stepped down after six years at the helm to pursue new opportunities. Dr. Prahalad has been appointed to Epic’s board of directors. Leslie Loveless, partner and CEO, led the search along with Kim

Slone Partners Recruits Chief Commercial Officer for Argonaut Manufacturing Services

Executive search firm Slone Partners has placed Eric Blair as the new chief commercial officer of Argonaut Manufacturing Services in Carlsbad, CA. He will be responsible for the development and execution of the company’s commercial activities, alliances and growth opportunities. “Argonaut is poised to do great things in biotech, and world-class leadership will prove vitally important

Slone Partners Finds New CEO for SomaLogic

Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields, according to analysts at Hunt Scanlon Media, which tracks trends in the executive search and leadership solutions space. This has led to an increased need for recruiting firms to deliver top-drawer leaders throughout the sector. Executive search firm Slone Partners recently placed Roy Smythe as CEO of biomarker discovery and

Press Releases

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

Slone Partners Completes Board of Directors Search for True Health

SOUTH RIDING, VA, September 29, 2017 — Premier national executive search firm, Slone Partners, announces the placement of Patrick Young to the Board of Directors for True Health Group, the parent company of True Health Diagnostics. Founded in 2014, True Health Diagnostics is a leading integrated diagnostics and healthcare services organization specializing in early detection and management of

Slone Partners Expands Across California

SOUTH RIDING, VA, August 24, 2017 — Slone Partners, North America’s premier healthcare industry-focused executive search firm, today announced the creation of a corporate Western Division and related expansion activities throughout California. This strategic initiative, overseen by Slone Partners President Tara Kochis-Stach, better allows the Company to service dozens of current California-based clients, develop relationships with

Slone Partners Fills VP of Scientific Affairs Role for Cambridge Biomedical

SOUTH RIDING, VA, June 20, 2017 — National executive search firm, Slone Partners, announces the placement of Linda Robbie, PhD, a well-versed leader with extensive assay development and biomarker expertise, as VP of Scientific Affairs at Cambridge Biomedical. Established in 1997, Cambridge Biomedical is a Boston CRO specializing in bio-analytical assay development and sample testing services. The organization acts

Slone Partners Hosts Precision Medicine Event

SOUTH RIDING, VA, June 14, 2017 — Slone Partners welcomed a panel of premier industry leaders on June 8th to discuss the initiative steered by the executive search firm, “Building Value in Precision Medicine: Can We Overcome the Obstacles?” Michael Pellini, MD, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Foundation Medicine, led an open discussion with expert