The CUDDY team is comprised of executive search consultants and researchers with dedicated areas of specialization.
Patrice Cuddy, Managing Partner
In her over 15 years of professional practice, Patrice Cuddy has created a successful legacy of helping leaders strategically build high-performance teams. She specializes in working with top companies to find top professionals in sales, marketing, commercial development, technology, market research and medical communications.
For nearly two decades, Patrice has worked side-by-side with senior level executives from start-ups and multi-national organizations to build leadership teams that produce quantifiable results. Her industry insights in leading an executive search firm built on the principles o f honesty, integrity, accountability, productivity and confidentiality have lauded her praise from both employers and candidates in the U.S. and internationally. Patrice spent a number of years living abroad in both France and Italy and beyond bringing fluency in multiple languages, this experience has been instrumental in successfully conducting international business.
Patrice’s passion, humor, energy and determination are transparent from the moment you interact.
Patrice brings balance and passion to her own life with her two sons on the North Shore of Boston and their family home on Nantucket. She loves sports and the outdoors. She makes time to connect with her community by volunteering for her children's school and local charitable organizations that support healthcare and the arts.
Jennifer Gould, Vice President for Research
Jennifer Gould is Vice President of Research at CUDDY Associates, with over a decade of executive search recruiting experience in healthcare. She brings the astute ability to lead a team of researchers and executes on every assignment.
Her impressive track record in landing best-in-class talent—most often with passive candidates —speaks to her real-time pulse on industry trends, unwavering discretion, sensitivity to bandwidth and responsiveness.
Jennifer’s greatest strength is her ability to build relationships with candidates and intuitively align them with the right clients. She has extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare industries and is driven to exceed expectations.
Jennifer has spent five years abroad, living in both Asia and Europe, which has translated successfully in executing global assignments. She resides in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado with her family and is active outdoors and in her community.