“Close collaboration with clients is key to finding the right talent.”
Heather Linehan focuses on cross-functional VP and C-level suite level assignments, working with venture-backed, development stage, and high-growth publicly-held companies in the medical device, biopharma, diagnostic, digital health, and health IT markets. With her collaborative approach to recruitment and a deep background in research, Heather is adept at identifying, tracking and aligning top talent with top companies. She is highly-regarded for her work on key technical searches in R&D, clinical operations, regulatory affairs and quality assurance, as well as on commercial searches in general management, sales, marketing and business development.
Prior to joining BioQuest in 2007, Heather held leadership positions at retained search firm, McCormack & Farrow, specializing in recruitment strategy, and candidate development and evaluation.
Heather is the Founding President of the Southern California Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) and most recently led the establishment of the HBA's Advisory Board. An avid athlete, Heather enjoys playing soccer, running and practicing yoga.
Heather received her Bachelor of Science degree in social sciences from the University of California, Irvine.