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Executive search firm Toft Group places Deanna Hunt as Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs with HealthTell, Inc. in San Ramon, CA.

Toft Group Executive Search has placed Ms. Deanna Hunt as Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs with HealthTell, Inc. in San Ramon, California. Prior to joining HealthTell, Ms. Hunt was Director of Regulatory Affairs for Amnio Technology, LLC. Ms. Hunt has held joint QA & RA leadership positions where she has provided quality & regulatory oversight for a multitude of medical technologies.  She was previously Director of QA and Regulatory Affairs with Plasmology4, and she worked as a Quality Systems Manager with CIRTEC Medical Systems.

Ms. Hunt holds a B.S. in Psychology from the College of Charleston.

About Toft Group Executive Search

Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies working at the intersection of biotech and high tech. Toft Group’s targeted, accurate search process translates into exceptional return-on-investment for clients nationwide.  The team’s extensive relationship network and diversity focus enables Toft Group to present more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise meet. Toft Group excels at quickly filling the hardest to hire leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.

About HealthTell, Inc.

HealthTell, Inc., headquartered in San Ramon, CA, is pioneering the field of immunomics. The company is developing next generation immune profiling assays that broadly characterize the immune system, serving as a platform technology for the biopharmaceutical, search and clinical communities. The technology uses a proprietary immune profiling technology to analyze the immune system’s response against disease – with unprecedented depth and specificity. With applications in drug target discovery, monoclonal antibody characterization, and disease monitoring and therapeutic response, HealthTell will shed new light on important diseases such as autoimmune, cancer, CNS, and infectious disease. HealthTell operates a state-of-the-art high throughput centralized laboratory in San Ramon, CA that supports clients in biopharmaceuticals and research collaborators.

Executive search firm Toft Group places Paul Ciccolella as Senior Vice President, Global Operations with CareDX in Brisbane, CA.

Toft Group Executive Search has placed Mr. Paul Ciccolella as Senior Vice President of Global Operations with Care DX in Brisbane, California. Before joining CareDx, Mr. Ciccolella was Vice President, Engineering and Manufacturing at Pacific Biosciences. At PacBio he led the transfer and scale up of processes and product improvements for SMRT Cells (nanofabricated DNA sequencing chips) and managed a complex global manufacturing process. Prior to PacBio, Paul worked with Affymetrix in various roles of increasing responsibility in research and development, quality, and manufacturing, developing novel test methods that improved DNA microarray quality and laid the groundwork for future technology advancements.

Mr. Ciccolella studied Materials Science & Engineering, earning his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and Master of Science from Stanford University.

About Toft Group Executive Search

Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies working at the intersection of biotech and high tech. Toft Group’s targeted, accurate search process translates into exceptional return-on-investment for clients nationwide.  The team’s extensive relationship network and diversity focus enables Toft Group to present more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise meet. Toft Group excels at quickly filling the hardest to hire leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.

About CareDX, Inc.

CareDx, Inc., headquartered in Brisbane, California, is a molecular diagnostics company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value diagnostic solutions for transplant recipients. CareDx offers products along the pre- and post-transplant testing continuum

Executive search firm Toft Group has placed Sarah Gunhouse as Senior Vice President of Sales with Millennium Health in San Diego, CA.

Toft Group Executive Search has placed Sarah Gunhouse as Senior Vice President of Sales with Millennium Health in San Diego, California. Ms. Gunhouse was recently the Vice President of Specialty Sales with Quest Diagnostics where she had a significant impact at the company while holding progressive sales leadership roles. Before working for Quest, Ms. Gunhouse served as the Vice President of Sales for OraSure Technologies. She led U.S. Sales with Biosite, and also worked in Sales Training and with the National Accounts team.

Ms. Gunhouse holds a BS from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

About Toft Group Executive Search

Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies working at the intersection of biotech and high tech. Toft Group’s targeted, accurate search process translates into exceptional return-on-investment for clients nationwide.  The team’s extensive relationship network and diversity focus enables Toft Group to present more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise meet. Toft Group excels at quickly filling the hardest to hire leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.

About Millennium Health

Millennium Health is transforming the way medications are prescribed by providing accurate, timely and actionable information that helps clinicians optimize treatment decisions for their patients. They offer a suite of services that includes Millennium PGTSM, Millennium UDTSM and Millennium OFTSM. Their genetics brand, CogenDx, offers DxWound and DxSurgical. Millennium Health’s comprehensive health solutions provide Personalized Medication Intelligence.