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Mike Rutkowski

Mike Rutkowski

Managing Director...

Mike Rutkowski is the Managing Director of the Investigo US business, responsible for its strategic and operational growth and direction, and focused on developing additional business lines and expansion into new geographical regions.

Mike brings over 20 years of recruitment and consulting experience supporting various sectors and industries, and has provided specialized recruitment and managed solutions to North American and global customers.

He has held roles such as managing director and country manager, and was a founding partner of a...

Craig Brown

Craig Brown

US Director...

Craig joined Investigo in 2017 to lead the company's global expansion into the US. Moving to the US in 2010, he has since successfully launched two different recruitment businesses across three different offices in America. With a recruitment career starting in London, UK in 2005, he brings a wealth of relevant experience, including over a decade recruiting into both the medical communications, and the agency world. Craig and his team are currently focused on offering staffing solutions into the medical...

Robert Woodhouse

Robert Woodhouse

Director -...

​Rob joined the company in May 2021 as Director of Technology, managing our Philadelphia office. He has over 10 years’ tech recruitment experience, starting in the UK in 2011, and has been working on the East Coast in North America since 2017. Highly experienced in building teams from the ground up whilst remaining very hands-on, Rob prides himself and his teams on their quality of service to both candidates and clients, and has huge aspirations for the US Tech Team....

Elizabeth Bevan

Elizabeth Bevan

Associate Director...

Elizabeth works within our Pharma and Life Sciences team recruiting for roles based in the US, specialising in recruiting for the medical marketing and communications industries. Typical mandates Elizabeth works on include Group Account Director, Scientific Director and Account Supervisor. Elizabeth recruits for senior to executive level professionals across an array of successful medical communication agencies.

Melody Lam

Melody Lam

Associate Director...

Melody Lam is the Associate Director of our West Coast Medical Device and Diagnostics division, based in San Diego, CA. She joined us in 2022 and comes with eight years of recruitment experience from East Coast to West. In the last several years, Melody has successfully built and developed record-breaking teams while remaining hands-on as a top performer focused on medical device and diagnostic recruitment for niche, high level positions ranging from feasibility through commercialization and post-market. She prides...

Anna Koutelas

Anna Koutelas

Senior Consultant...

Anna Koutelas works within our Creative team in our NYC office, specializing in recruiting for marketing and advertising agencies. Typical mandates Anna works on include Digital Designers, Art Directors, Creative Directors, Account and Media candidates. Anna recruits for mid-level up to director-level and has experience working with an array of successful companies including Mythic Agency, Decibel Media, Grafik Agency, and more.

 

“Special thanks to Anna Koutelas who made this the most seamless and enjoyable experience. Could not have asked for a better sounding board or cheerleader!”

Becky Krage

Becky Krage

Partner -...

Becky joined Investigo back in 2018 and runs our Cell and Gene Therapy Division out of San Diego, CA and sits on the US Life Sciences team. Having almost eight years of life sciences recruitment experience, she partners with innovative and forward-thinking biotechs from stealth mode start-ups to larger entities looking to spin-out smaller labs with a cell or gene therapy focus. More recently, Becky has been heading and managing RPO projects for both East and West Coast organizations and was one of the first members to join the US business.

Bria Gaber

Bria Gaber

Principal Consultant...

Bria Gaber works within our Life Sciences team in our New York office, specializing in identifying top talent at the executive level within Regulatory Affairs & Strategy (to include CMC, Operations, Commercial Ad/Promo), Medical Writing, and Clinical Development for a variety of biotech & pharmaceutical clients across the US market. Typical mandates Bria works on include VP Regulatory Affairs, Executive Director of Clinical Development, Medical Director, Senior Director of Medical Writing, Head of Clinical Operations, Head of Clinical Research, and recruits for Director to C-Suite Executives.

Having almost 10 years of recruitment experience, Bria has partnered with many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, from start-ups to large-size, and has successfully placed top talent at all executive levels. Bria has experience working with an array of successful companies including Daiichi Sankyo, CSL Behring, Incyte, TrialSpark, Halloran Consulting Group, Nucleix.

Bria brings a top-tier network of candidates to her clients and focuses on building long-lasting relationships by focusing on honest partnerships. For more information on either our US business or the life sciences team, please contact Bria directly at Bria.Gaber@investigo-us.com.

Casey Eller

Casey Eller

Consultant

Casey works within our Technology team in our Philadelphia, PA office, specializing in recruiting for General Tech. Typical mandates Casey works on include Data and Business Analysts, Software Engineers, Project/Product Managers, Directors of IT and many more recruits for all different levels from entry to Director level has experience working with an array of successful companies including WPP, Armanino and Nucleix.

Catherine Cox

Catherine Cox

Head of...

Cat is our Head of Learning & Development for our offices across the USA and sits in the People & Culture Team. The team has an array of responsibilities including overseeing every new colleague we bring into Investigo, their development whilst they are here, making sure everyone has the tools they need to succeed, whilst having lots of fun along the way.

Chloe Cummins

Chloe Cummins

Senior Consultant...

Chloe Cummins works within our Life Sciences team in our New York office, specializing in recruiting for Clinical Operations. Typical mandates Chloe Cummins works on include Clinical Trial Assistant, Clinical Research Associate, Clinical Trial Manager, and Clinical Project Manager. Chloe Cummins has experience working with an array of successful companies including Biogen, Takeda, and PPD.

 

"I reached out to a new recruitment firm as a last resort to help with several positions that we had been struggling to fill for a few months. Chloe was quick to present a strategy and managed to deliver some exceptional candidates in a whirlwind timeframe. She is passionate about the service she provides, and I would work with her again in a heartbeat."

Vice President, Clinical Operations | US based CRO  

Clint Elmes

Clint Elmes

Partner

Clint works within our Medical Communications team in our New York office, specializing in recruiting for Client Services and Project Management within Healthcare Advertising. Typical mandates Clint works on include Account Supervisor, Account Director, VP Client Services, SVP Client Services, Senior Project Manager and Associate Director of Project Management. Clint has experience working with an array of successful companies including MM&M Top 10 network agencies all the way through to exceptional smaller independent and start-up agencies.

​"There is something truly unique about working with a recruiter who successfully places a candidate at their dream company, yet the candidate can’t help but feel a bit disappointed that they won’t be speaking with their recruiter every day because they made that much of a positive impact on them. That was my experience with Clinton"

Diya Badigar

Diya Badigar

Senior Consultant...

​Diya works within our Strategy & Consulting team in our New York office, with a focus on People Consulting. Typical mandates Diya works on include senior/partner-level roles across the Human Capital Consulting Market across North America. Diya has 8 years of recruitment experience working with an array of successful companies including BCG, Mercer, PwC, EY, Accenture & Deloitte.

 

 “I have worked successfully with Diya as both a hiring manager and a candidate and she is a skilled recruitment professional on both sides in the transformation space. She takes the time to research and ensure that she truly matches candidates to companies to meet professional and cultural needs and ensure long-term success for both. I was impressed by her focus and service delivery, with targeted questioning, great negotiation skills, and without excess meaningless sales fluff. A true cut above the rest.” - Digital Transformation and Change Specialist

 

 

Heather Rowan

Heather Rowan

Talent Acquisition...

Heather Rowan is our Talent Acquisition Lead within our US business supporting the Life Sciences, Medcomms, and Strategy divisions. The Talent Acquisition team has an array of responsibilities including internal stakeholder management, the entire internal recruitment lifecycle, facilitating a positive and consistent candidate experience, and assisting with our overall recruitment strategy/branding.

 

Isabella Carcione

Isabella Carcione

Consultant

Isabella works within our Medical Device Recruitment Team in our San Diego office, specializing in recruiting for Engineering. Typical mandates Isabella works on include Senior Software Engineers, Software Development Engineers, Network Engineers, Biomedical Engineers, Principal Software Engineers, Sr. Project Engineers, and Sr. Design Engineers. Isabella recruits Junior Engineers up to Directors of Engineering and has experience working with an array of successful companies ranging from smaller start-ups to fortune 500 companies

Jacob Alexander

Jacob Alexander

Head of...

Jacob works within our technology team in our Philadelphia office, specializing in recruiting for independent NetSuite contract resources. Typical mandates Jacob works on include NetSuite consultants, developers, administrators, architects, and project Managers. Jacob has experience building a successful team of contractors for various NetSuite Partners and customers within the ecosystem.

 

“It is great working with Jacob, and I know any opportunities he talks with me about and represents me for will be well qualified and matched. He has taken the time to get to know me and understand my experience. He is a trusted consultant, and I will always be happy to recommend him”

Jacob Taffet-Isaza

Jacob Taffet-Isaza

Senior Consultant...

Jacob Taffet-Isaza works within our Technology team in our New York office, specializing in recruiting for contract NetSuite positions. Typical roles Jacob works on include NetSuite consultants, developers, administrators, architects, and project managers. He has 3 years of experience in the cloud technology staffing industry working with an array of successful organizations from startups to Fortune 500 companies.

 Jacob met with our team to help match us with the exact resources we needed to ensure a seamless integration. He was both knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with; I would recommend him to anyone who is considering bringing on contractors.

 

James Roberson

James Roberson

Principal Consultant...

James Roberson works within our Technology team in our New York office, specializing in recruiting for NetSuite roles into end-users. Typical mandates James works and has had success placing include NetSuite Administrator, NetSuite Developer, Director of ERP/IT – NetSuite, NetSuite Project Manager, NetSuite Business System Analyst, Controller with NetSuite, Finance Analyst with NetSuite, and Accountant with NetSuite.

Jessica Petersen

Jessica Petersen

Manager

Jessica Petersen works within our Technology Division in our Denver office, specializing in recruitment for Salesforce professionals. Typical requirements Jess works on include Salesforce Developers, Administrators, Implementation Consultants, Cloud Specialists, Technical & Solutions Architects, Business Analysts, Project & Program Managers, & Product Owners. Jess recruits for junior to senior level consultants and has experience working with an array of successful companies including Soho House, Imperva, Ibotta, Go Nimbly, Episource, & Side Inc.

“I have known Jessica for quite some time. She is so hardworking, patient, and never hesitates to help! Every company and candidate she partners with will be utterly happy to work with her.” -, Salesforce Marketing Cloud Specialist at Soho House

Jillian Kirk

Jillian Kirk

Senior Consultant...

Jill works within our Technology team in our Philadelphia office, specializing in recruiting for all types of IT recruitment needs. Typical mandates Jill works on include software engineering, data science, & analytics roles. Jill recruits for all levels of candidates in these spaces has experience working with an array of successful companies across Marketing, Healthcare, CPG, & Financial Services organizations to name a few.

John Altieri

John Altieri

Associate Director...

John is the Associate Director of our Technology division, based out of our Philadelphia office. He has over 9 years of recruitment experience and has successfully built and managed top-performing teams that specialize in direct hire recruitment within niche cloud technology ecosystems. John has partnered with numerous boutique – enterprise professional services firms to build high-performing sales & delivery teams.

John Connors

John Connors

Consultant

John works within our Tech team in our Philadelphia office, specializing in recruiting for Salesforce direct hire positions. Typical positions that John works on include Salesforce Administrators, Developers, Architects, as well as sales executives. John recruits for VP to entry-level roles and has experience working with an array of successful companies from early start-up, Fortune 500, and large and small Salesforce Partners.

Lauren Lechleitner

Lauren Lechleitner

Senior Consultant...

Lauren works within our Portfolio Technology team in our Philadelphia office, specializing in recruiting for all types of IT recruitment needs. Typical mandates Lauren works on include software engineering, data science, & analytics roles. Lauren recruits for all levels of candidates in these spaces and has experience working with an array of successful companies across Marketing, Healthcare, CPG, & Financial Services organizations to name a few.

Lindsey Mills

Lindsey Mills

Senior Consultant...

​​Lindsey works within our Salesforce team in our Philadelphia office, specializing in recruiting for Salesforce direct hire roles across all industries. Typical mandates Lindsey works on include Salesforce Administrators, Business Analysts, Consultants, Developers, Architects, and Directors. Lindsey recruits for Administrator to Director level roles and has experience working with an array of successful companies, from start-ups to large Salesforce Partners.

Lisa Holmes

Lisa Holmes

Operations Manager...

Lisa Holmes is our US Operations Manager based in our New York City office.  Lisa oversees daily operations for our US offices, technology systems, employee onboarding and employee satisfaction.

Lucy Psaltis

Lucy Psaltis

Principal Consultant...

Lucy works within our Life Sciences team in our NYC office, specializing in recruiting for clinical development and medical affairs within the biopharma industry. Typical mandates Lucy works on include Medical Directors, Clinical Scientists, Head of/VP Clinical Development, Chief Medical Officer, Head of/VP Medical Affairs, Medical Science Liaisons, and beyond. Lucy recruits for Associate Director up to Senior Executive level roles and has experience working with an array of successful companies including top 5 pharma and industry-leading biotech companies.