"A search partner who truly understands your market provides unbiased referencing on executives, deep knowledge of companies' track records in product development and commercial execution, and the ability to quickly pinpoint where the strongest talent lies."

Steve has led numerous global executive searches in the Life Sciences Practice of ON Partners, including successful assignments in Europe and Asia.

He has a proven track record of identifying and retaining visionary leaders across broad functions including research + development, commercial and business development, as well as information technology and digital.

Steve specializes in addressing global development and commercial challenges for emerging life sciences and healthcare companies, as well as large multinational biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostics, and medical device companies. He draws on a broad global network of talent and thought leaders across both industry and academia.

Prior to ON Partners, he spent nearly a decade with two other global executive search firms. Earlier in his career, Steve was affiliated with a San Francisco-based boutique retained search firm.

Steve is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego. He is based in the Annapolis office of ON Partners, and he lives in Severna Park with his wife and two daughters.

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