OUR LEADERSHIP

MEET THE ASHTON TWEED TEAM 

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CEO & Partner

Jim Rudman

CEO & Partner

Jim is the founder of Ashton Tweed and co-creator of the Life Sciences Talent Bank. He has specialized in identifying talent in the life sciences industry for over 25 years. Ashton Tweed was formed in 2004 to combine the flexibility and versatility of Interim Talent (highly skilled professionals on a project basis) with the art and refinement of Executive Search (very specialized talent on a retained, permanent basis). Jim is passionate about providing superior services to both candidates and clients alike. He has two wonderful daughters, enjoys the Philadelphia restaurant scene and the occasional Ashton cigar!

Partner

Jordan Warshafsky

Partner

Jordan has over 25 years of life science industry experience with an extensive background in pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotechnology. A co-creator of the Life Sciences Talent Bank, he has previously held industry senior corporate-level leadership positions in business development, global marketing and strategic planning to include being the President of a start-up life science company. Jordan is the company “ambassador” and can be found at many of the region’s Life Sciences Industry meetings. He is married with three wonderful sons, enjoys travelling internationally and spending time with friends and family.

Vice President

Lea Wolfinger

Vice President

Lea has over 15 years of executive recruiting experience, with over 8 years devoted to the life sciences industry. She works in all areas of placement within the Life Sciences, with a focus on interim, interim-to-hire, and permanent positions at the executive level. Lea pioneers the development of creative strategies to identify and connect with top candidates. In addition, she works closely with Ashton Tweed partners to meet business development goals and retain client business. Due to her enthusiasm, creativity, and focus, she is a self-starter that can tackle any project. Lea also loves the summer, staying fit, and going to the beach every chance she gets.

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Director - Executive Recruitment

Ashley Phillips

Director - Executive Recruitment

With a background in health sciences, psychology, biology, and patient care, Ashley decided to put her skills to work in the search industry. Her background in the life sciences and personal experience in the hospital make her a true expert at placing candidates in narrow scientific and technical roles. In her spare time, Ashley volunteers for the National MS Society and at a lab rescue. She has two black labs, enjoys good food and drink and being outside and active.

Executive Search Consultant

Cindy Warner

Executive Search Consultant

Cindy has over 15 years executive search experience having transitioned into search from the advertising industry. The past 10 years have been dedicated to life sciences including pharma, biotech, medical devices, and consumer health. She has successfully worked in a broad range of disciplines, including C-suite roles. When she’s not on the phone, she loves to cook, go to concerts, and hike with her dog Harry.

Research Associate

Alicia Mullin

Research Associate

Alicia has a B.S. and M.S. in Biology from the Pennsylvania State University. Her career work has included Client Relations with Alliance Consulting Group, Associate Scientist at SmithKline, a Biology Teacher for Teach for America, and a Sales Representative at Merck. In recent years Alicia has been raising her two children. At Ashton Tweed, Alicia specializes in narrow research for highly specialized projects. With over seven years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Alicia utilizes her extensive knowledge as a tool in her research.

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Director - Administration

Jodi Herbein

Director - Administration

Jodi is happy to be overseeing the accounting at Ashton Tweed as well as handling other administrative duties. She graduated from Millersville University and has worked with a variety of different businesses. Jodi has a love for numbers and finances, but she truly enjoys the balance of accounting and administrative tasks along with getting to connect with Ashton Tweed’s candidates and clients from all around the country. Jodi is a mom to three amazing daughters, and enjoys music, working out, cooking, and her crazy dog, Curley.

Director - Information Technology

Eryn Utz

Director - Information Technology

Eryn manages Ashton Tweed’s database of over 70,000 contacts and provides our team with superior research for all of our positions. Additionally she manages administration and our outsourced research functions. She has an in-depth knowledge of computer science and software engineering. Eryn is also an expert in historical costume, dance, and cooking. She and her husband have three grown children.

Director – Marketing

Kelsey Hoffman

Director – Marketing

Kelsey is energetic and creative. With a background in film and creative writing, she manages the company marketing programs and gives her initiatives and digital media campaigns an innovative spin. Her specialty within Ashton Tweed is marketing yourself and your skills through various outlets. In her free time, Kelsey is a writer and professional figure skating coach.

Ashton Tweed Interim Colleagues

Ashton Tweed Interim Colleagues

Yes, we practice what we preach! Ashton Tweed utilizes a virtual team of Interim researchers and recruiters world-wide for projects that require extra support or a special expertise. There are some colleagues that have supported the company since the company was established in 2004!

CONTACT ASHTON TWEED

CONTACT ASHTON TWEED

Phone: (610) 725-0290 Fax: (610) 975-0291 Email: info@ashtontweed.com Ashton Tweed, Ltd. 565 E. Swedesford Rd. Suite 214 Wayne, PA 19087

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