Erica MacKay began working with executive search teams at the Development Guild/DDI in Brookline, MA. Their focus was on finding strong leadership and building strategies for non-profit organizations nation wide. Erica then joined D.E. Shaw’s Strategic Growth group and helped build their talented software development team in Cambridge, MA. Her group also recruited financial traders for FarSight.com, the first online brokerage site built by D.E. Shaw.
Located in Chapel Hill, NC she is focusing on senior executive searches in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
Erica is married to a microbiologist and they have two children. In her spare time she is a painter who shows in local galleries and is an animal rescuer.