Executive Team

Kathy Cole

Kathy Cole is president and co-founder of BioSearch, a premiere search firm founded in 2000. Focused on the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, Kathy has built a successful 20-year business development career in executive search and management consulting. Kathy’s unique understanding of her clients’ mission and business has enabled her to develop exceptional partnerships with more than 50 premier biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies nationwide. With a commitment to excellence paramount in her process, Kathy has played an integral role in earning BioSearch a reputation for the highest ethical and quality standards.

Prior to founding BioSearch, Kathy was vice president for a national staffing firm and launched its West Coast division.

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Todd Fulscher

Todd Fulscher co-founded BioSearch in 2000 with the concept of personalizing the recruiting approach. Todd’s role is to manage candidate development. He ensures that each candidate is matched with the best position and fit for their background and experience. He also ensures that each candidate is consistently updated on the career landscape changes in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry. Todd’s vast network of industry professionals rely on him to provide critical information pertaining to their individual career objectives. Today, more than 300 candidates have been successfully placed based on Todd’s personalized approach. Todd’s success is evident based on the enthusiastic endorsements he has received from his trusted network via his LinkedIn page.

Prior to co-founding BioSearch, Todd was recognized as a leading search professional for over five-years, recruiting candidates for the biopharmaceutical and medical-device industries.

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  • "BioSearch has the experience, network, and know how to identify, recruit and secure top industry talent. I have seen the quality of individuals brought through them into organizations and, as well, have had the privilege of their representation as a candidate. They are consistently of the highest integrity; are tremendous communicators; and seek to optimize process, match and retention to the benefit of all. I give them my highest and unreserved recommendation." -  Todd Yancey, MD - Senior Vice President, Clinical Development – Immuno-Oncology, BeiGene

  • "Working with the BioSearch team has enabled us to build a strong, cohesive group at Gritstone Oncology. They understand who we are, and how we work, and tailor the candidate selection accordingly. Searches are consequently efficient and effective."

    - Andrew Allen, MD, PhD - President and CMO, Gritstone Oncology

  • "When BioSearch says that they have a great candidate for us to consider, I can absolutely count on that to be the case. Our mutual respect for each other has meant that their candidates already arrive for their interview with a positive impression of Sierra as a preferred place to work."

    - Barbara Klencke, MD - Chief Development Officer, Sierra Oncology

  • "When it comes to recruiting companies, I give my highest recommendations to BioSearch. I have worked with them for many years as a client. They consistantly provided high quality candidates for our open positions, greatly reducing our recruiting and hiring timelines. I recently entrusted them with my own career search which resulted in a position that exceeded my expectations."
    - Jeff Knight, PhD -  Vice President, Clinical Operations, Halozyme Therapeutics