SVP of Corporate Development Candidate


Corp Dev / M&A, Executive Search

11 years



Affable, driven, and impacful M&A and organic growth strategy professional in his prime. History of success building and managing corporate development operations for accelerated growth private-equity backed businesses in life sciences, pharma tools, diagnostics, and environmental sustainability markets. Specialized in building buy-side operations, running strategic planning exercises, and sourcing and executing transformative transactions to build businesses quickly while positioning them for further growth opportunities.

Why Hire This Candidate (In Their Own Words): “I am a strategic buy-side M&A professional focused on building companies. I drive results and I’m a team player who is collaborative and easy to work with.”

Strengths: (1) building and running a corporate development function that aligns with the strategic plan, (2) rolling up sleeves while encouraging and working with a team to get things done, and (3) building trusting relationships.

Career Highlight 1: Built a strategic corp dev process from scratch at a private equity owned company, successfully executed 12 deals in 3 and a half years, which led to the sale of the company for a return in the high teens.

Career Highlight 2: Successfully closed about 30 buy-side middle market deals ranging in size of a few millions dollars to upwards of $350m in deal value, including about 10 overseas acquisitions, including a few sell-side transactions (carve-out and asset sale).

Career Highlight 3: Developed a strategic acquisitions initiative for a growing life sciences company that acquired 4 companies and combined them to create a new vertical in a new market.

Hobbies & Personal Interests: Reading and writing (fiction), coaching youth sports, fitness, cooking, vacation and traveling with family, and hosting parties.

Education: MBA, JD

Industry Experience: Healthcare, Life Sciences and Biotech, Private Equity

Company Fit: Great fit for VC or PE-backed companies seeking aggressive growth.

Management Experience: 6 years’ experience managing small teams.

Open To: Hybrid, In-office, Remote

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