Beacon Hill Pharma Leadership

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Our Beacon Hill Pharma executives are not only experts at leading and directing our industry and functional groups, but they are world-class practitioners as well, delivering results every day.

Ryan Pirnat, Managing Director and EVP, Executive Committee Member

Mr. Pirnat is responsible for leading and directing Beacon Hill Pharma and its national expansion, overseeing staffing service/delivery, sales and daily operations, while personally focusing on clients spanning the country. Mr. Pirnat brings over 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and staffing industry. He has been consistent in delivering results, building strong relationships and strengthening market position from start-up phase all the way through fortune 500 companies. Prior to joining Beacon Hill, Mr. Pirnat led a sales team with a national pharmaceutical staffing firm where he serviced both local and national accounts. He began his staffing career in recruiting, locating and delivering hard to find talent in time-sensitive situations. Mr. Pirnat attended Depaul Universtity for his Masters in Business Administration and Illinois State University for his Bachelors of Science degree, where he majored in Marketing.

Liz Davies, Division Director

Ms. Davies is responsible for leading and directing Beacon Hill Pharma’s Boston office, as well as managing national and local accounts. She brings 10 years of solutions-based sales experience to the team within the healthcare technology and pharmaceutical/biotech industries. Prior to joining Beacon Hill Pharma, Ms. Davies led a sales team with a national consulting firm and has consistently been a top performer throughout her career. Ms. Davies earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Clemson University.

Juliette Hilliard, Recruiting Manager

Ms. Hilliard is responsible for directing Beacon Hill Pharma’s Chicago recruiting team and providing top talent to both local and regional accounts. Prior to joining Beacon Hill, she was a top performer for two clinical research staffing firms where she recruited and managed accounts for clinical research professionals on both a local and national basis for temp as well as direct hire. Ms. Hilliard received a Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University (SDSU) where she majored in Psychology.

Shakira Irizarry, Recruiting Manager

Ms. Irizarry is responsible for directing Beacon Hill Pharma’s Boston recruiting team and providing top talent to both local and regional accounts. Prior to joining Beacon Hill, Ms. Irizarry worked for two large clinical research staffing firms where she managed multiple teams with the goal to grow and expand business nationally and to gain more market share in the life sciences staffing industry. Ms. Irizarry has been a top performer in her field for years and has gained recognition for her ability to launch and develop producing teams nationwide and globally. Ms Irizarry received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

John O’Grady, Recruiting Manager

Mr. O’Grady is responsible for directing Beacon Hill Pharma’s recruiting team and providing top talent to both local and regional accounts. Prior to joining Beacon Hill, he was a nationally-recognized, top performer for one of the largest clinical research staffing firms in the nation where he recruited clinical research professionals on both a local and national basis. Mr. O’Grady received a Bachelor of Science Degree in business from Miami University (OH) where he majored in marketing.

Christine Obercian, Division Director

Ms. Obercian is responsible for leading and directing Beacon Hill Pharma’s King of Prussia office, located just outside of Philadelphia, as well as managing national and local accounts. She brings nearly 20 years of experience within the life sciences industry, including clinical research and project management, working with and for various sponsors and CROs on international drug and device trials across various therapeutic areas and phases. Prior to joining Beacon Hill Pharma, Ms. Obercian developed and managed a clinical research service division of an international company. Ms. Obercian earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Washington & Lee University, a Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Kentucky, and a PhD (a.b.d.) in Psychology from California Coast University, and is a PMI certified Project Management Professional.

 

Maricela Ostrand, Division Director

Mrs. Ostrand is responsible for leading and directing Beacon Hill Pharma from the Chicagoland office, as well as managing national and local accounts. She is known for delivering solutions within the pharmaceutical industry and has been an expert in both recruiting and sales. Prior to joining Beacon Hill Pharma, Mrs. Ostrand was a business development director for a national pharmaceutical staffing firm and also has over a decade of corporate human resources/recruitment experience with pharmaceutical companies. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University where she majored in Marketing.

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