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Sarah Cueto
Principal
San Diego, CA

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Sarah Cueto joined ZRG Partners in 2019 via the acquisition of Toft Group, a boutique retained executive search firm specializing in Life Sciences. She has worked exclusively in Life Sciences for her entire career in executive search. Sarah recruits Vice President through C-suite roles within her client companies across a broad span of functional areas. She specializes in commercial roles, including CBO/CCO/SVP, R&D, as well as physician recruitment. She has placed executives within startups all the way up to Fortune 500 companies. Her sweet spot is placing leadership within emerging biotech organizations at times of rapid growth, and her passion lies in identifying and placing diverse talent.

Previous Experience

At Toft Group, now a ZRG company, Sarah was Director of Executive Search. She had been recognized multiple years in a row for targeting top talent at a rapid pace, receiving awards for fastest searches and most targeted searches. Prior to joining Toft Group, Sarah was a recruiter at a San Diego-based staffing agency ranked in the top 1% of recruitment firms nationwide. She worked within the Professional Practice division, gaining experience with a broad range of roles and industries. Notably, Sarah achieved the company’s first international placements and worked a full-cycle recruitment desk from search origination to placement. Prior to entering executive search, Sarah worked in the biotech industry for an oncology diagnostics company, holding various roles within Sales & Marketing.

Education

Sarah holds her BS in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior from UC Davis.