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“I hold The Parnassus Group as the benchmark for how executive recruiting should be managed. The hires have exceeded my expectations as they have begun to assume responsibility in their roles. The Parnassus Group provided outstanding candidates and helped manage them through the process of selection and offers.”
-Carolyn Kibler, Group Vice President of Operations


We partnered with DaVita to place seventeen leaders over a twenty-six month period at Sr. Director, Vice President and General Manager levels. The partnership tunneled past the dormant fields of traditional candidates and into fresh streams of savvy doers who saw the company’s culture and strategy as essential to their personal career fulfillment.
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Alere’s leadership was challenged with looking for senior leaders in marketing and sales for business units, whose background required refined market disciplines and financial savvy. Alere’s actions drove changes in the entire system of care delivery and care funding which forced our team to consider talent solutions that were relevant immediately as well as three years into the future. The leaders we identified came from the strongest organizations in healthcare, embodied Alere culture, and held deep academic roots in their product spaces. 
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“I trust The Parnassus Group because they understood who I was an individual and as a professional and knew where and how to blend that” – Asher Royal
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Prior to Alere, Tina graduated from Princeton and went on to get her MBA from Harvard. She worked at several multi-national medical device companies in various commercial leadership roles. She also have experience with small-cap medical device companies in the endovascular space. She joined Alere as Vice President of Global Marketing and Product Development for its largest business unit. Her team is tasked with setting long-term growth strategies for the diagnostic franchises and launching promising technology products on a global basis.
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“I was looking for a major cultural overhaul to work again with peers and be a part of a team that had a market savvy leadership. It was very important that I move to a company with a culture of respect – where it was expected that people treat each other with dignity and sincerity.” – Laurel Nelson
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“James and John didn’t simply help me ‘land a job,’ they led me through a highly introspective exercise and connected me with an organization that perfectly aligned with my personal values and professional goals. The Parnassus Group was so in touch with their client and the culture, that I feel like I started my orientation well before I was hired and hit the ground in full stride on day one.”-Chris Price, Vice President of Hospital Services