Evan brings dual medical and business backgrounds to executive search, drawing on both his training as a physician and his industry experience in biotechnology and venture capital to help Life Sciences and healthcare companies build exceptional management teams.
He has placed transformative Board Directors, C-suite leaders, and VP-level talent across a broad range of functions, including Commercial, Finance, Strategy, Operations, R&D, Clinical, Regulatory, Medical Affairs, Health Economics, and healthcare and academic leadership. In addition, Evan has worked with organizations of all stages and types, from venture-backed biotechs to multibillion-dollar global MedTech companies and top-tier academic medical centers.
Evan takes very seriously his role as his clients’ trusted advisor and representative to the talent marketplace. He is especially well-equipped for mission-critical and/or highly technical searches in which his background as a physician, investor, and research scientist confer a distinct advantage in accessing and evaluating the industry’s most dynamic leaders.
Prior to joining ZRG, Evan was a client partner with another global executive search firm, where he served primarily biopharma and medical technology companies in the US, Europe, and Asia. He began his executive search career with an Atlanta-based boutique leading senior searches for MedTech, biotech, and diagnostics companies.
Earlier, Evan founded and led a Life Sciences strategy consultancy, worked in Genetech’s Market Analysis and Strategy group, founded a nonprofit organization supporting healthcare entrepreneurship, and advised venture capital and private equity firms investing in health technologies.
Areas of Expertise
Evan’s expertise spans Life Sciences (biopharma, MedTech, diagnostics) and healthcare (HCIT, healthcare services, medical centers, research). He has placed CEO, CFO, COO, CTO, CMO; Commercial, Finance, Strategy, Operations, R&D, Clinical, Regulatory, Medical Affairs, Health Economics; board directors; and physician leaders.
Evan earned his MD from Emory University School of Medicine, where he led a seminar in biomedical entrepreneurship and published several peer-reviewed scientific studies. He also earned an MBA with concentrations in Strategy and Finance from Emory’s Goizueta Business School and an undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University.
Hobbies and Interests
Evan enjoys skydiving and BASE jumping, skiing, mountain biking, reading, and traveling. He is passionate about life science innovation and has invested in both private and public biotechnology companies.