Our Team


Jonathan Guidi – President

Jon is currently the President of HealthCare Recruiters International and leads the Executive Search practice. Jon has managed many key relationships across a variety of sectors and is an expert in developing recruiting strategies to scale a business that requires a specialized workforce.

Previously, Jon spent 10 years with Morgan Stanley and UBS Financial ending his tenure as Senior Vice President. Jon began his career as a Financial Analyst for San Mateo County. Jon is a regular speaker at global recruiting events and is widely considered a global thought leader on innovation and technology usage in the recruitment sector.




Matthew DeCasare

Matthew has over 10 years of healthcare and life science full-desk recruiting. He started as a Recruiter at HCRI and has moved into more Business Development and Account Management focused positions, including being the Principal of the company’s sourcing service division.

Matthew excels at working with clients to determine a staffing strategy around their hiring goals, tailoring HCRI’s suite of services to individual clients needs and executing on a strategic partnership. Prior to his work at HCRI, Matthew was an EMT and Paramedic.




Stephen Jacobs – Principal

As Principal of HealthCare Recruiters International, Steve focuses primarily on senior management and executive level searches for Medical Device, Biopharma and Health Technology companies. He is adept at sourcing candidates for positions requiring highly specific work related experiences or educational credentials. His areas of expertise span from Product Development (R&D, Clinical Operations) to Commercial and customer facing positions (Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Contracting, Medical Affairs).

Steve draws on his own leadership experience with Fortune 500 and startup healthcare companies including J&J, Abbott, Fresenius, Orthocare Innovations and Checkpoint Surgical. He offers value-added expertise, including the design of optimal candidate profiles and compensation benchmarking. The candidates he presents have been thoroughly vetted for position “fit” and are offered for consideration with an accompanying candidate profile.




Tim Flanagan – Senior Partner

Tim has over a decade of experience in placing experienced talent in the healthcare community. His clients range in size from Fortune 10 to early stage startups. As Senior Partner at Healthcare Recruiters International, Tim helps lead the company’s recruiting division with a focus on Clinical Executive Level positions. Tim leverages his extensive background in Medical Sales and Healthcare industry experience to deliver proven staffing solutions for his clients. His consultative approach allows him to create unique solutions for each client’s situation.




Carol Raia – Senior Consultant

Carol focuses on commercially focused search in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Carol brings 37 years of recruiting experience to her engagements. Carol has built new product development, marketing and sales teams for some of the world’s most respected medical products companies. Carol resides in Orange County California and works on searches nationwide.



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