Our Commitment to Diversity

A Message from Joshua Marcus, President of Marcus & Associates:

At Marcus & Associates, we believe that diversity is not just a buzzword – it’s a cornerstone of excellence. As President, I am proud to reaffirm our firm’s steadfast commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our work.

In the competitive landscape of life sciences and healthcare executive search and interim staffing, we understand the critical importance of tapping into diverse talent pools. Our commitment to diversity extends beyond mere words – it’s deeply ingrained in our processes, values, and actions.

Here’s what you can expect from us:

Proactive Approach: We proactively seek out candidates from diverse backgrounds, including those traditionally underrepresented in the industry. By casting a wider net and embracing diversity in all its forms, we ensure that we’re presenting you with the most qualified and innovative candidates for your needs.

Inclusive Partnerships: We believe that diversity fosters innovation and drives success. That’s why we are dedicated to building inclusive partnerships with clients who share our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Together, we can create dynamic teams that reflect the diverse perspectives of the communities we serve.

Measurable Impact: We believe in accountability. That’s why we track and measure our progress in promoting diversity within our firm and across our client engagements. We are committed to transparency and continuous improvement as we work together to build a more diverse and inclusive future.

Embracing Diversity Internally: We practice what we preach. Within our own organization, diversity is not just a goal – it’s a lived reality. We embrace diversity at every level, from our leadership team to our staff members. We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered to thrive.

At Marcus & Associates, diversity is a fundamental principle that guides everything we do. We invite you to join us in embracing diversity and unlocking the full potential of your organization.

Thank you for your partnership and your shared commitment to excellence.

Warm regards,

Joshua Marcus
Marcus & Associates

The Results 

As a minority and woman owned business, we’re proud to be able to share our results from 2023 when it comes to the diversity of placements for our client partners.


More than 42% of our placements identified as women


Over 66% of our placements identified as diversity candidates

Marcus & Associates - Life Sciences Executive Search Firm