July 2, 2013 – Kincannon & Reed has named Deborah Schonberger as a senior associate in its Washington, D.C., area practice. Ms. Schonberger will add expertise to complement the firm's growth in life sciences. Most recently, she served as a senior associate as well as director of global practice operations and knowledge manager for the life sciences practice at Heidrick & Struggles. Previously, Ms. Schonberger supported the development and growth of Heidrick's Washington, D.C., office as office administrator. She has assisted in the execution of over 450 senior-level search assignments in life sciences, healthcare services, HCIT, information technology, not-for-profit, higher education, and consumer markets. Greg Duerksen, president of Kincannon & Reed, said: “Deborah brings in depth executive search execution talent and strong operational leadership to our team. Her skill set will support our continuous efforts to better serve our clients around the globe and build the firm." Founded in 1981, Kincannon & Reed is focused exclusively on the food, agribusiness, and life sciences sectors and serves clients throughout the world from its offices in the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.