Tom Jagielo joined McCarthy Bertschy as a Partner in December 2022 after 2.5
years with the bioStrategies Group, a strategy/analytics-focused management
consulting firm recently acquired by Charles Rivers & Associates. Prior to
that, Tom spent 25 years building and leading the life science search
practice at Martin Partners, a rapidly growing and innovative boutique
search firm in Chicago, Illinois.
Tom has over 25 years of experience recruiting in the Life Sciences
industry. His clients span the biotechnology, pharma, molecular diagnostics,
medical device and specialized consulting sub-sectors. They have ranged from
large, public Industry leaders (Amgen, Genentech) to private, cutting edge,
novel science start-up companies (GRAIL, Cognoa). Functionally, he has
recruited General Management, Commercial/Business segment Heads,
Medical/Scientific Affairs, and Value/Access/Policy/Pricing/Reimbursement
roles. He is an entrepreneurial professional with a deep understanding of
the changing healthcare landscape including precision medicine, molecular
diagnostics, gene/cell therapies and digital health.
Tom began his career in sales with Roche Laboratories, the pharma division
of Hoffmann La Roche. He is originally from Ohio where he graduated from
Miami University. He now calls Wayne, Illinois home having resided in this
“Norman Rockwell” equestrian community since 1995. Tom is a member of the
Dunham Woods Riding Club and the University Club of Chicago. He originally
was a very active squash and tennis player but now finds himself on the
platform or pickleball courts.
Fun Fact: Tom is a huge professional tennis fan and is working towards
attending all four major tournaments. One more to go – the Australian Open!