Rita is a Partner with Cornerstone Search Group. She is responsible for leading executive level searches for clients that include companies ranging from top global pharmaceutical leaders to emerging biotech firms. Rita’s search expertise includes several areas spanning from Health Economics Outcomes Research and Market Access (where she co-leads this practice area for her firm), Clinical Research & Development, Clinical Operations, Medical Affairs, Drug Safety / Pharmacovigilance, Marketing, Human Resources and Legal.
Prior to joining Cornerstone Search Group, Rita was Director of Business Development for Career Blazers, a national recruiting firm. She was instrumental in building the legal recruitment practice for their New Jersey office from its inception in 2004 through 2008.
Rita began her professional search career in 2000 with Michael E. Marion & Associates where she provided retained executive search services for several pharmaceutical & biotech clients.
Rita attended Ramapo College and Bergen Community College where she majored in Nursing.