“THE ENGINE OF THE INNOVATION ECONOMY IS BREAKTHROUGH, FIRST-IN-CLASS, NOVEL THINKING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS, COUPLED WITH THE REQUISITE INVESTMENT IN LEADERSHIP TALENT THAT IS COURAGEOUS ENOUGH TO EMPLOY A DARWINIAN-LIKE RESPONSE TO AN EVER CHANGING LANDSCAPE.”
Molly works closely with Healthcare Venture Capital and Private Equity firms along with Biopharma and Medical Technology portfolio companies in landing senior level talent. She has more than 20 years of search leadership experience within large and boutique search firms recruiting investment professionals and senior operators for a wide range of emerging and established life sciences companies.
Her clients on the investment side have included Corporate Venture Capital funds, public and private investment vehicles, as well as, global health and impact investment funds. She has completed searches for Partners of several first-time investment funds and has a passion for “diving deep” to identify and assess the requisite leadership competencies in order to be successful in this type of start-up operating environment.
On the portfolio side, she has recruited senior leaders for emerging companies where the hire is Employee #1 and she has also worked with large cap, public life sciences clients that are looking to move the needle and/or drive transformation with an impactful hire. Her clients on the operating side include companies that compete in Biotechnology, Biopharma, Medical Device, Diagnostics, and Digital Health.
Molly is a supporter of the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, which is the only philanthropy solely focused on accelerating the development of drugs to prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. In addition, she is a member of the New England Women in Science (NEWS) and volunteers as a business mentor for C-Sweetener, a not-for-profit dedicated to connecting female leaders on the path to the healthcare C-Suite.
Molly earned her BA degree from the Journalism School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.