Linda Sierra

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Linda Sierra is Vice President, Business Development at Toft Group Executive Search based in San Diego, having joined in 2010.  She is an accomplished recruiter and Human Resource professional, having spent eighteen years working in the Biotechnology (pharmaceutical and diagnostic) industry within both private and public companies. For the past fourteen of those years, Linda worked as a Human Resources Generalist, with an emphasis on recruiting and HRIS, at Biotech companies including Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Nereus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in San Diego, and ViroLogic, Inc. (now Monogram Biosciences) in South San Francisco. Earlier in her career, Linda held Executive Administrative support roles with Canji, Inc., Cytel Corporation, and Ernst & Young.


Linda Sierra has a Certificate in Human Resources which she initiated at the University of California, Berkeley Extension and completed at the University of California, San Diego.

Awards & Accolades

Distinguished Achiever 2011, 2012 & 2014

Linda Sierra has received the Four Star Producer award for ranking as one of the Top Five Executive Search Consultants within the entire SRA International network at least four times during the year. Linda actually appeared on this list seven times in 2012 and is one of only two executive search consultants who received this award in 2012. As Top Producer in 2012, Linda was also recognized for her significant contribution in search within the entire SRA International network of 50+ offices.