The Marcus & Associates Team

For over 30 years Marcus & Associates has been entrusted as a search partner for a select group of clients who share our belief that our organizations’ most important resource is its people. We have strategically built our firm to mirror the organizational structure of our healthcare and Life Sciences clients. Each of our teams, comprised of functional area experts, are highly skilled in identifying, recruiting and closing seasoned industry leaders and fast-track rising stars, within their specialties from Early Research to Development to Clinical to Operations through to Commercialization. We are consistently relied upon to fill key positions with the narrowest requirements.

The strength of our team is enhanced by the expertise our consultants have within their respective scientific, clinical, technical and commercial functions, derived from direct experience and sole focus working in their respective areas. Our decades of experience provides us with a unique insight into our industry and allow us to provide the highest level of service. We leverage our 400,000+ proprietary database as well as a multitude of other resources to generate leads to all of the qualified candidates available. The following is a more specific breakdown of the scientific, clinical, technical and commercial areas of the healthcare and Life Sciences industry that our teams service.

Our Research & Development team is unparalleled in identifying and recruiting functional experts and the industry’s leading drivers of science and technology across the wide breadth of scientific and technical specialties from Early Research to Technical Operations, including the hardest to find and acquire talent within areas such as:

Analytical Sciences
Assay Development
Bio-Analytical Sciences

Preclinical Development
Process Sciences

Product Development
Project Management
Translational Sciences

The Clinical & Medical team’s personal relationships with a distinguished network of KOLs, thought leaders, etc., gives them access to recruit and place world-class CMOs, Medical Directors, Physicians and other clinicians with our clients in Clinical Development, Clinical Safety, Clinical Operations, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Research, Early Development, Exploratory Medicine, Medical Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Risk Assessment, Translational Medicine, etc.

Clinical Bioanalytical
Clinical Data Management

Clinical Development
Clinical DMPK
Clinical Operations

Clinical Pharmacology
Drug Safety / Pharmacovigilance
Translational Medicine
Medical Affairs

Our Regulatory team specializes in recruiting high performing regulatory talent with proven experience working with regulatory agencies around the world and successfully leading IND, NDA, BLA, MAA, etc. efforts across Regulatory functions, including:

Advertising and Promotion


Regional Strategy

The Commercial team is preeminent in the industry in the recruitment of proven healthcare and life sciences commercial leadership talent that possesses a proven track record of successful product commercialization across Marketing, Market Research, Commercial Insights, Analytics and Operations, Managed Markets, Strategy, etc. Our Commercial team itself possesses the same kind of credentials (Top 5 MBA, etc). and experience (Marketing, Sales, Account Management) as the candidates that our clients are looking for in these areas. These credentials and experience that we posses first hand enable us to better understand our clients’ needs in Commercial and better evaluate the Commercial candidates we recruit.

Our Human Resources/Corporate team provides our clients an exceptional opportunity to recruit top candidates across Human Resources and Corporate functions, including:

Business Development

Talent Acquisition
Talent Management

Training and Development

The Product Development/ CMC team is preeminent in the industry in the recruitment of proven Life Sciences leadership talent. See below for some of the functions we cover.

Analytical Sciences
CMC Project Management
Drug Delivery


Process Development
Quality Assurance
Quality Control
Supply Chain

Management Team

Joshua Marcus

As President, Joshua Marcus has guided the business for over a decade through the pitfalls and joys of growth and change. He is adamant about keeping the firm boutique in size to ensure our ability to provide exceptional, targeted service. Josh is passionate about the industry and helping our clients find the best talent to ensure their success.

Rory Faulkner
Senior Vice President

Rory Faulkner has helped guide the business over the past 12 years and brings a diverse background to the team and skillset to each client project he manages. He earned a master’s degree in managerial communication from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, and bachelors degree in business from the same school.

Ray Rodriguez
Senior Vice President

With over 14 years of providing leadership, Ray Rodriguez brings a strong management background to the team. As a former trainer for Dale Carnegie, Ray’s award winning managements skills have translated to exceptional service for our clients. Ray’s knowledge and passion about Life Sciences is evident in everything he does.

Contact Marcus & Associates

Contact us

Location US Offices Locations: New York, New England, West Coast and Southeast.
International Office Location: Asia
HQ Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1017 Yorktown Heights, NY 10598

Phone (877) 675-7100


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