The Bowdoin Group Expands to West Coast with Appointment of Principal, Talent Acquisition Services

Lori Smudsky joins The Bowdoin Group to Build Upon Recruiting Services in San Francisco Bay Area

Posted by Emily Leinbach on October 22nd, 2018


WALTHAM, Mass. – October 23, 2018 – The Bowdoin Group, an executive search firm with deep expertise in leadership search and strategic build-outs for innovative companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lori Smudsky as a Principal, Talent Acquisition Services based in San Francisco. Smudsky will be The Bowdoin Group’s first team member based on the West Coast and will focus on overseeing Talent Acquisition Support Services for our clients.

“At The Bowdoin Group, we are dedicated to transforming companies and developing careers by providing our clients the right talent and industry expertise to create extraordinary teams,” said Dave Melville, Founder and CEO of The Bowdoin Group. “Lori brings extensive experience and passion for recruiting to our firm, and will serve as a key driver in our recruiting process outsourcing services on the West Coast and across the U.S.”

Karen Walker Beecher, Chief Operating Officer at The Bowdoin Group, added, “There is a real need for support when it comes to finding and hiring the right talent, especially as companies scale to achieve their aggressive growth goals. We create solutions for our clients’ hiring needs by providing best practices that are customized and supported by implementing processes, people, and technology. Lori’s appointment serves as the launch pad to further expand our service offerings to the West Coast. The Bowdoin Group is fortunate to welcome Lori to our growing team!”

“It’s exciting to join a team with such a dedication to delivering excellence at every touchpoint. I’m looking forward to building upon The Bowdoin Group’s recruiting operations and executive search business on the West Coast as the firm focuses on growing our Talent Acquisition Support Services nationwide,” said Smudsky.

Prior to joining The Bowdoin Group, Smudsky served as the Talent Acquisition Lead in California on-site for Intarcia Therapeutics, a private, pre-commercial biotechnology company. There, she hired over 200 people during her nearly three-year tenure. Prior to Intarcia, Smudsky owned and operated a San Francisco Bay Area branch of the boutique executive recruiting franchise Corps Team / Mom Corps. Smudsky holds a B.A. from Ohio Wesleyan and an M.S. in Journalism from Northwestern University.

About The Bowdoin Group

 Founded in 1994, The Bowdoin Group is an award-winning executive search firm that specializes in leadership and strategic roles for a wide range of companies, from small firms building out their executive team to large firms sourcing talent for rapid market expansion. With deep expertise in BioPharma, Digital Health, FinTech and Financial Services, and Software, The Bowdoin Group is an industry leader with a depth of experience in sourcing talent and servicing companies globally. The company’s service reputation earned it a ranking in the top 2% of the recruiting industry for client satisfaction. Bowdoin is active in supporting Boston’s entrepreneurial ecosystem as well as several non-profit causes.

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