New position reflects company’s commitment to long-term business planning and growth


SOUTH RIDING, VA. – February 21, 2023Slone Partners, a nationwide executive search firm for life sciences, biotechnology, and healthcare companies, has announced that Bridget K. Burke has been named Chief Business Officer, a new position that reflects the company’s commitment to long-term business planning and growth. In her new role, Burke will serve as an important part of the Slone Partners leadership team and will be responsible for leading, developing, and managing client development opportunities that result in active search engagements and client partnerships.

Before joining Slone Partners, Burke was Principal at Acertitude, Private Equity Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Group, where she led execution on full life cycle national talent searches to identify C-suite professionals in private equity firms’ portfolio companies. Prior to that, Burke was Principal at ZRG Partners, a global executive search firm, after serving a four-year stretch at The Angelitti Group, where she was the lead client manager to healthcare, educational institutions, and religious and community organizations, providing a range of philanthropic counsel including strategic planning, board management, development office assessments, and feasibility studies. Earlier in her career, Burke was a Major Gift Officer at Drew University and Director of Parent Programs at Brooks School, a college preparatory school in North Andover, Massachusetts. She also has legal experience, having founded her own law firm, and having served as a tax specialist.

“Bridget Burke is a tremendously talented, driven, and accomplished business leader with a wide range of experience over more than 20 years in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors that she will draw upon as she joins our team,” said Slone Partners CEO Leslie Loveless. “She possesses both the broader vision and the very practical on-the-ground set of skills that it will take to help elevate and expand Slone Partners’ business portfolio.”

A Massachusetts native and lifetime Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins fan, Burke received her B.A. in Government from Skidmore College and her J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Slone Partners delivers the leaders who build amazing and diverse life sciences and healthcare organizations – People Are Our Science®. Founded in 2000, Slone Partners specializes in delivering world-class C-suite leadership, executive, and upper management talent to the most promising and established biotech, diagnostics, research tools, healthcare, precision medicine, medical device, and laboratory services companies. With national and global clients, Slone Partners uniquely and precisely provides an array of executive search and advisory services, including diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy, to innovative life sciences and healthcare companies. To learn more about Slone Partners’ value proposition and processes, visit or call 888.784.3422.