Who We Are

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Allen-Jeffers Associates is uniquely able to provide top caliber candidates.  Each member of our firm has held significant positions within the medical device or pharmaceutical industry.  Our approach is consultative, not sales driven.  Our first and primary goal is the support of our clients.


Bob Jeffers



Bob Jeffers, President and Founder of Allen-Jeffers Associates, Inc. began his recruiting career with Reed-Mathews Consultants, a niche medical recruitment firm in 1976.  Prior experience includes operational and Board level positions with Multitronics Systems Corporation, an electronic engineering and assembly firm specializing in early stage product development.  Additional experience in operations management and manufacturing with such firms as C.R.Bard and American Hospital Supply Corporation round out a career spanning over 30 years.  Mr. Jeffers has developed a significant contact database due, in part, to his hands-on experience within the fields serviced.  Mr. Jeffers has been an invited speaker at universities and firms seeking to educate and better utilize recruitment resources toward career planning and development.

Mr. Jeffers has successfully recruited at the CEO, COO, Vice President, Board of Directors level on a continuous basis across a wide variety of markets within the medical device and pharmaceutical marketplace as well as at the senior individual contributor level.

Gary Davis

Mr. Davis has a unique perspective in the medical device market.  With over six years of recruitment experience combined with a career at the senior executive level that spans over 20 years with such firms as Shiley, American Hospital Supply Corporation (now Baxter), and several emerging technology companies, Mr. Davis has the market knowledge, industry contacts and technical savvy that distinguishes him from other recruiters. 

Steve Sutter

Mr. Sutter has over 20 years experience in both the medical device and pharmaceutical industries working with such firms as American Hospital Supply Corp., U.S. Surgical, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Alcon, and Loredan Biomedical.  Steve  has held Director positions in both engineering and operations providing him with an in-depth perspective and understanding of the health care marketplace unusual for a recruiter. Steve is Six-sigma certified and has been recruiting in the health care industry for the last 8 years.

Karen Botticello

A capable and savvy researcher is a fundamental function so often overlooked and under appreciated in recruiting top talent.  Ms. Botticello has honed her abilities to utilize the newest technological advances in medical industry recruitment over the past 9 years.  It is the dedication and attention to detail such as Ms. Botticello's that differentiates Allen-Jeffers Associates at all levels.

Current News

Nashville office opens

A-J-A is pleased to announce our expansion to better serve the growing market in the Eastern and Southern regions of the US. 




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