Life Sciences Partner

Elise Gay, CPC

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About Elise Gay, CPC

Elise Gay is a Recruiter on the Life Sciences team of ThinkingAhead and is based remotely in Morehead City, NC.  She works with biotech, biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical companies to place executives in Medical Affairs, Medical Communications, Legal and Life Sciences roles. Elise is the 2023 recipient of the Ralph Mosley Award, a peer-nominated award that represents the highest honor at ThinkingAhead.

Elise is a graduate of East Carolina University where she earned a Master of Arts in Teaching and from North Carolina State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

Prior to joining ThinkingAhead, Elise has worked in several different industries including corporate recruiting, corporate training and clinical research.

Elise and her family and dog love life on the coast and are active outdoors and in the community.

It is my pleasure to recommend Elise Gay. I have worked with Elise to find a position for myself and help me fill several vacancies at my company. She possesses a comforting confidence and an impressive ability to communicate effectively, both traits that make her an excellent recruiter. As a recruiter, she works to find not only candidates who are technically qualified but who are also the right fit for a company’s culture. She takes the time to get to know her talent pool and identify characteristics and values that support both the employee and the hiring company. Elise is persistent and develops strategies and tactics to put forward suitable candidates. Elise demonstrates persistence, strategy, and passion in her work which makes her a pleasure to work with during the recruiting and hiring process.”

– National Director, Medical Science Liaison

Medical Science Liaisons
Medical Affairs
Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology
Scientific Communication