Cathy Moll, CPC

Partner | Life Sciences

About Cathy Moll

Cathy is a Partner and Manager with ThinkingAhead. She leads a core group of professionals with a client base in the Life Sciences practice at the office in Wilmington, North Carolina, which she opened in 1997.

Prior to joining ThinkingAhead, Cathy completed 17 years as a professional recruiter in the Healthcare Temporary Staffing industry. She is a graduate of the University of Tampa with a  B.A. in Sociology, and is also a Certified Personnel Consultant. Cathy and her husband Gene enjoy the coastal living of Wilmington after spending many years in the Midwest. Their daughter Hayley is a graduate of Elon University and completed a graduate degree in Public History at NC State University. In her spare time, Cathy is an avid walker, tries hard not to miss a Jazzercise class and loves football season. She has twice-participated in the 39-mile Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Cathy was the 2010 recipient of the Southwestern Ralph Mosely Award for Excellence which recognizes an individual committed to highly ethical business practices, strong leadership skills, and active community involvement. She was also awarded the ThinkingAhead Fellow Award which represents the highest honor within ThinkingAhead Executive Search. It is bestowed upon an elite group who has demonstrated excellence in the pursuit of knowledge or practice within the Executive Search profession. Fellows are appointed by senior leadership within the firm, and qualifications begin with exceeding 10 years’ tenure, including five years as a Partner, $2.5 million in services fees, exemplary involvement with internal and external training, trade group leadership, and a unique contribution to the firm.

  • Expertise
  • Clinical Development
  • Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Medical Affairs
  • Skill Sets
  • VP, Global Clinical Development
  • Senior Director, Global Clinical Development
  • Executive Director, Regulatory Operations
  • VP, Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management
  • Director, Regulatory Affairs
  • Director, Clinical Outsourcing
quotation marks
  • I recently had the pleasure of working with Cathy as part of a search for my next career opportunity. While I was extremely impressed with Cathy’s knowledge and professionalism, I was even more impressed by her obvious interest in ensuring that my individual requirements were being met. She does an outstanding job of keeping candidates informed and in following up on any questions. Cathy’s warm and friendly manner makes it a pleasure to work with her. I would highly recommend Cathy to anyone wishing to work with a top-notch pharmaceutical recruiter.

    - Senior Pharmaceutical Leader
  • I have had the privilege of working with Cathy for many years. She has helped find candidates for challenging positions within my companies. Cathy is a person who cares about the proper fit between the candidate and the company. She takes time to get to know you and the needs of your company. She is honest, forthcoming and reliable. She has also provided advice and direction about my own career. I feel that I can call on her anytime and she will assist me with whatever I need. I highly recommend Cathy to anyone in search of a very personable and trustworthy career recruiter.

    - Director, Program and Alliance Management
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