Ryan Search & Consulting Adds Life Sciences Leader to Board of Advisors
Extensive business experience to add insight into executive search and
FRANKLIN, Tenn. -- October 3, 2013
George Dunbar, an entrepreneur and management consultant in the life sciences
arena, has been named to the Board of Advisors of Ryan Search & Consulting,
which provides talent acquisition and development services to clients
nationwide in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing,
healthcare, life sciences and economic development fields.
Dunbar heads Franklin, Tennessee-based Dunbar Group LLC and is also a partner
with Arboretum Ventures, a venture capital firm headquartered in Ann Arbor,
Michigan that specializes in the healthcare sector.
“George’s deep knowledge spans a number of leadership and board roles at
cutting-edge bioscience and venture capital companies in the U.S.,” said Dan
Ryan, principal, Ryan Search & Consulting. “He’s an excellent strategic change
agent and will be invaluable as we continue to identify, place and mentor top
leadership candidates for our life sciences clients.”
For his work with both The Dunbar Group and Arboretum Ventures, Dunbar
utilizes his wide-ranging healthcare operating experience as the former CEO of
a number of venture-backed healthcare companies to evaluate new investment
opportunities in diagnostics, life science tools and medical devices.
Current and previous CEO and board assignments include: Diagnovus LLC, a
Nashville, Tennessee-based early stage company that develops clinical
information and molecular diagnostic tests for rare and under-served diseases;
Quantum Dot, which commercialized MIT-developed fluorescent labeling/detection
reagents; Epic Therapeutics, an MIT-related prostate cancer drug program; and
StemCells, Inc, which helped develop Stanford University stem cell
He also currently serves as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
at CerviLenz and serves on the boards of directors for KFx Medical and
Dunbar is a graduate of Auburn University, holding both an MBA and an
Electrical Engineering degree. He serves on the university’s College of
Business MBA Advisory Board.
About Ryan Search & Consulting
Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Ryan Search & Consulting provides Talent
Acquisition and Talent Development services for clients across the U.S. in the
architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, life
science and economic development fields. For more information:
www.ryansearch.net or 615-656-3535.
Frank Limpus, 615-668-9938
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