Chris Clancy

Director, Discovery & Preclinical, Permanent Placement

Chris is a recruitment thought leader focused on sourcing and securing talented Drug Discovery and Preclinical Development Scientists for a select group of Biotech companies. A hallmark of Chris’ work is the long tenure of his candidates, due to his keen ability to match technical qualifications and unique personality traits. He and his team have successfully delivered on over 140 mission critical search assignments in the past seven years.  Bringing a high level of integrity and attention to fine detail to his campaigns, Chris is a preferred leader in the search for laboratory to leadership talents in the areas of Discovery Biology, Discovery Chemistry, Immunology, Translational Biology, Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Preclinical Development from the VP level down through the reporting structure. He is passionate about helping top Biotech partners find invaluable talents that not only drive the science but also the cultures of the organizations they choose to join with his team's help and guidance.

Outside of work, Chris is passionate about helping raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis, Parkinson's, and other critical disease areas through philanthropic fundraising for research to fund cures. He and his wife live with their three daughters and one newborn son in New Hampshire and enjoy the 4 seasons of fun the Seacoast affords them. He is also an avid die-hard fan of the Patriots, Red Sox, and Celtics. Chris obtained his B.A. in Mass Communication from the University of Maine at Orono and has worked in non-profit and telecommunications industry prior to joining Stratacuity's permanent hire team.