Client Profiles

Our firm Slone Partners is a premier executive search firm that specializes in recruitment for the life sciences, biotechnology, diagnostics, data & analytics, and laboratory testing services industries with offices nationwide including Boston, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, San Diego, and Research Triangle Park.

Our clients are cutting edge organizations driving innovation and progress in the life sciences, diagnostics, data & analytics, and laboratory testing services industries. These trailblazers lead the future of healthcare by advancing care delivery and enabling patients to receive the right treatment at the right time.

Wherever their operations lie in the healthcare continuum, our clients are involved in incredibly meaningful work. They seek to secure the brightest leaders to join their organizations.

At Slone Partners, we provide guidance and assist innovative, world-class organizations in acquiring the best talent and building high performance teams. Whether you are in startup mode or well established, we work closely with your leadership team and key stakeholders to develop a strong hiring strategy and find those industry experts that are the perfect fit for your organization.



We are always striving for new ways to improve the quality of our service and believe in building long-term, successful partnerships with clients. In our quest for excellence, we place a high value on feedback.

Read what leaders from our client partners have to say.

Slone is a national search firm that, in summary, truly “gets it”. They have a deep understanding of and experience in our industry and have a vast network of truly outstanding talent in the space. I have had the pleasure of partnering with Leslie and her team on critical, senior level searches. Slone’s genuine passion, caring, and commitment to be truly a part of us, beyond a typical search firm’s surface level representation of the company, resulted in outstanding hires in unprecedented timeframes for such senior level roles.

— Curtis Demick
Vice President of Human Resources, Goldfinch Bio

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Working with Slone Partners was a pleasure because of the high level of customer service their team modeled throughout the entire search. They quickly identified top-notch candidates and focused on whether each would be a good cultural fit for our company. With a principal/partner involved throughout the search, we always felt as if we were the only client. And, we heard from candidates for our search and others’ that their experience with Slone Partners was as positive as ours. This is critical from an employer’s standpoint.

— Andrea (Andy) Danforth
SVP Human Resources

Slone Partners has been a terrific business partner to PathGroup. Their access and resources, including their Advisory Board, have proven to be an asset to our company. We can, and do, rely on Slone Partners to deliver outstanding service.

— Ben Davis, MD
CEO of PathGroup


Slone Partners presented me with an executive opportunity that was a perfect fit for my range of experience and my professional goals. Throughout the entire recruitment process, I have felt supported and informed resulting in a smooth transition. I look forward to working with the great team at Avomeen Analytical Services and contributing to the continued success of the company. Partnering with Slone Partners has allowed me to move my career forward and reach a new professional milestone. Thank you Slone Partners.

– Mark Harvill
CEO, Avomeen Analytical Services

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At Inova Diagnostics, we recruit highly talented individuals who are aligned with our values and are driven to achieve outstanding results. We work with Slone Partners to recruit high-demand, important roles, because of their access and ability to attract the top leaders in this space. Their professionalism and the customer experience is truly exceptional. As we continue to grow and to redefine the boundaries of autoimmune testing, we will look to Slone Partners to deliver the right leaders for our organization.

— Bryan Hoenig
VP of Commercial Operations

Inova Diagnostics

The team at Slone Partners exhibited exceptional poise, dedication, and professionalism throughout our search for a Chief Medical Officer. The CMO position plays a critical role in our company’s success, so it was imperative for us to identify and recruit the most qualified and interested candidates. Slone Partners was patient and adept at managing expectations and timing to attract the top talent that best suited our requirements. We are delighted with the result!

— Nikole E. Kimes, PhD
Founder & CEO, Siolta Therapeutics


Slone Partners was a thoroughly professional, reliable, and effective partner through the process of securing and rounding out our c-suite and other key hires. They understood our need as a fast-growing company for attracting top talent, and they came through. I would recommend them highly to any company like ours in the life sciences.

— Oguzhan Atay, PhD
Co-founder and CEO, BillionToOne, Inc.


When building a rapid growth company and culture, your people are your biggest point of differentiation.  We used Slone Partners to place three senior members of our team and the quality of the candidates they sourced was excellent.  More importantly, the seamless integration and contributions from those new team members has been immense.  If you want a responsive, intuitive and successful recruiting firm I highly recommend Slone.

David Sheehan
President and CEO, Nucleus Biologics

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It was very impressive how Slone Partners partnered with us: you approached an essential re-recruitment effort with the same energy and enthusiasm as the first time. This says a lot about your organization. Thank you!

— Joan W. Buchanan, SPHR
Senior Director HR, ARKRAY USA, INC


Over multiple engagements through many years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Slone Partners to successfully place a number of vital leadership roles within LGC, Biosearch Technologies. Slone Partners’ expertise, timeliness and professionalism in the recruitment of our senior executive teams has proven to be a winning partnership.

— Jessie Hjelle
Human Resource Manager, LGC, Biosearch Technologies

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I am very impressed with Slone Partners’ screening process and exceptional service. Ashley was fantastic and took care of every detail. I have hired many management people and this was the best experience that I have had. Many thanks.

— Michael Allen
President & CEO, Embolx

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When searching for a Chief Commercial Officer, we relied upon Slone Partners to identify candidates who weren’t just world-class, but sought-after by others in the industry. During every step of our engagement, Slone Partners was not only extraordinarily communicative and managed the process as an invested extension of our team, they also took the time necessary to understand and express the needs of presented candidates, ensuring the best possible outcome. Making strategic hires is vitally important, and we would recommend Slone Partners to any life sciences company seeking essential leadership.

— Wayne Woodard

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Working with Slone Partners as a candidate was a rewarding experience both professionally and personally. I received the support needed from the firm as they helped me prepare for the interview process, navigate the visa process, and coordinate my family’s move from the UK to the US. Joining the Velocity Clinical Research team was a natural, strategic progression for me and I’m grateful to Slone Partners for the connection to this great company.

— Paul Evans
President & Chief Executive Officer, Velocity Clinical Research

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Our company is growing quickly and in need of highly skilled and visionary leadership that fits our unique culture. Working together with the very dedicated team at Slone Partners, we were able to find the right group of candidates, and are delighted with the outcome. The entire process was seamless and enjoyable – from our initial meetings to the candidate selection and onboarding – and we look forward to partnering with the team at Slone again soon. They are a pleasure to work with!

— Janice Chen
Co-Founder and CTO, Mammoth Biosciences

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We have worked closely with the team at Slone Partners on several mid and high-level executive searches in recent years, and I am very impressed! They are incredibly professional, diligent, thorough, and efficient – from the initial discovery meetings through the onboarding process. They take their time to gain a deep understanding of our requirements, and then they execute, allowing me and my team to focus on the other searches that we are conducting. I highly recommend Slone Partners to any life sciences company that places a premium on recruiting extraordinary talent.

— Mike Busch
VP Human Resources, Aldevron

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We are very pleased with the tremendous results we have achieved working with the team at Slone Partners in filling several high-level executive & leadership positions. They are thoroughly professional, strategic, and responsive, and I am extremely impressed with their range of services in sourcing, recruiting, and onboarding high-quality candidates. There is little doubt that we will continue our partnership in the future!

Carrie Carter 
SVP of People Operations, IsoPlexis

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Slone Partners Designated by Hunt Scanlon Media as one of the “Top 50 Healthcare and Life Science Search Firms

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