Life Sciences

Life Sciences

Howard-Sloan Life Sciences Division is dedicated to providing the highest-level recruitment services across the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries while placing our candidates into life changing roles. We appreciate that our candidates and clients are conducting research that will positively impact millions of lives on a global scale, and we take pride in being a part of that journey through our partnerships.

Our foundation is our team of specialized consultants, who are focused on niche areas within Life Sciences and driven to be experts in their individual markets. This is how we build the strongest networks and relationships while having the ability to provide the best market insight and analysis. Howard-Sloan’s long-term relationships, industry expertise, and sophisticated database facilitate the search.
Clients and candidates rely on us to understand their needs, and therefore match skills to job requirements and personalities to corporate cultures. The reason we are successful is because of our ability to actively listen to our customers. We’re enthusiastic to listen and learn from our customers to best help with searches across R&D, Clinical Development, and Commercial.  


We are an experienced team with an average tenure of 10+ years. We have a strong entrepreneurial spirit. The atmosphere is positive, professional, collegial, and creative. The people are successful, dedicated, energetic with high integrity.


President And Co-founder Of Life Sciences Division

Shaun Abrams, President and Co-Founder of Howard-Sloan’s Life Sciences division, specializes in the placement of professionals across niche areas in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, and Medical Device industries. His diverse list of clients ranges from small start-up Biotech to large global Pharma and Med Device, Contract Research Organizations, Contract Manufacturing Organizations, Diagnostics, Healthcare, and more.

Shaun joined Howard-Sloan as an industry expert with years of recruitment experience in the Life Sciences space, having recruited for and managed searches across Biometrics, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Writing, Clinical Operations and Clinical Development.

Shaun received his B.S. in Marketing and Business Management from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.


Vice President, Life Sciences - Head of Florida Office




Senior Search Consultant

Nick Deal


Andria Zinka

Senior Search Consultant