DeeDee is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Bench International. Bench established in 1974 and is the oldest and largest global, woman-owned retained executive recruiting, talent mapping and consulting organization serving the Life Science sector.
DeeDee built Bench International from a single-person executive search and advisory firm to a global firm with unwavering commitment to, “One Global Team, One Budget, No Borders, No Boundaries,” mitigating any internal competition, thus providing Bench’s clients with Best in Class “Athletes” who bring them closer to changing the course of diseases.
DeeDee holds a double Master of Science degree in Auditory Pathology and Speech Pathology. Prior to founding Bench, DeeDee served as a Research Fellow in a joint research program sponsored by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Siemens Corporation, the University of California, San Diego, State Diego State University and the San Diego Speech and Hearing Center.