Shawn Friend



Based in Wilmington, NC Shawn Friend brings 15 years of executive search to the table. He has been involved in building numerous clinical teams for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in both the private and public sectors. He has consistently crafted partnerships that provide talent solutions to help battle the numerous unmet medical needs across the world.


Shawn specializes in clinical operations and development. Over the course of his career, Shawn has witnessed the approval of numerous life changing products. Not only does he have the opportunity to see individual lives changed through his recruiting efforts, he gets to partake in literally making the world a better place for all of us.


In addition to his time here at Prestige, Shawn stays busy with his three daughters. He enjoys coaching their soccer teams and strategizing how to keep the boys away.