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Spilling the Tea with Biopharma Recruiters, a Q&A event

Posted by on Monday, February 5, 2024 in Upcoming BRET Office of Career Development Events .


Join us for an insightful Q&A session featuring two distinguished speakers in the field of Biopharma recruitment: Jeff Caskey, Founder of Nexagen Search and Eric Celidonio, Founder & Managing Partner of Recruiting. Learn from Jeff and Eric’s expertise. With a wealth of experience in the biomedical industry, Jeff and Eric specialize in connecting talented individuals with innovative opportunities and are leading players in executive search for the life sciences sector. Gain insights into the current trends and demands of the Biopharma job market, and discover what sets successful candidates apart. Bring your questions and hear them spill the tea!

Registration is requested

Eric Celidonio – Founder & Managing Partner, Recruiting

Eric’s career in biopharma spans over 25 years. He began his career in biologics R&D for companies such as Bayer and Pfizer before transitioning into staffing and executive search. He has held corporate talent acquisition leadership roles at Merck KgAA, Novartis and Moderna. Eric’s experience includes architecting, building and leading talent acquisitions teams, implementing unique talent attraction campaigns and providing consultative talent solutions for companies seeking exemplary technical, scientific, clinical and medical leadership. Eric is a graduate for UMass Boston, where he received his B.S. in Biology. 

Jeff Caskey – Founder, NexAGen Search

Jeff Caskey brings a decade of experience in recruiting and sales in the biotech, pharmaceutical, and clinical research industries. In his early career, Jeff served as a Pharmaceutical Sales Manager, where he represented a diverse range of products across therapeutic areas such as women’s health, gastroenterology, and neurology. For the past seven years, Jeff has been dedicated to supporting growth-stage companies, leveraging his industry knowledge and extensive network to build high-caliber technical and leadership teams at the forefront of developing new technologies and medicines to benefit patients. With a personalized approach and a track record of success, Jeff has earned a reputation as a trusted advisor and a leader in talent acquisition, partnering with companies across the world to attract top-tier professionals who can drive innovation. 

Jeff is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where he received his B.S in Exercise and Health Science. He enjoys spending time with his wife (Lilli) and son (Cavan), playing golf, and writing music.  

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