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Brittney McDonough

Managing Director

Brittney McDonough is Managing Director and Chair of BarkerGilmore’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice. She partners with executive leadership on a national platform and focuses on identifying and delivering top legal and compliance talent across a wide range of organizations including service providers, insurers, senior living, health IT, medical device, and pharmaceutical companies. Brittney deploys an extremely personalized, client-centric approach and builds trust and rapport with ease.

Brittney is committed to understanding her clients’ unique needs. She is process-driven and uses a consultative method to ensure clients know exactly what to expect at all stages of the engagement. Brittney’s unique ability to see beyond the resume – alongside her tailored execution of BarkerGilmore’s CustomFitSM research, recruiting, and assessment process – means an exceptional cultural fit for client and candidate alike leading to high stick rates. Because of this, clients are always keen to engage her for their next strategic hire.

Some of Brittney’s recent engagements include a General Counsel for a rapidly growing, national health services company; a Risk Management leader for a technologically advanced, expanding healthcare system; a Deputy General Counsel for a fast-growing, pre-IPO health IT company; a Chief Privacy Officer for a global, leading pharmaceutical company; and a General Counsel for a nationally-leading, private equity-backed health services company.

Prior to joining BarkerGilmore, Brittney spent a decade at a Fortune 500 company where she held a variety of strategic leadership roles. Foundationally trained in project management, Brittney’s ability to listen, envision, communicate, and execute consistently results in highly successful engagements and client satisfaction.

Brittney earned her B.A., cum laude, from the State University of New York at Geneseo. She currently resides in Fairport, NY with her husband and their two children.

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