Our Consultants


With a varied background in sales management and full-service recruiting, Linda Colonna acts as the Principal and Strategic Consultant for MC Pharma Consultants. In 1990, Colonna made the transition into the pharmaceutical industry where she was able to build her recruitment services business through referrals and recommendations from former colleagues.  After beginning her career filling job orders for temporary assignments, Colonna parlayed her knack for identifying the best talent into in a prosperous career in sales, then sales management. Overseeing three offices that managed the placement of temps in various fields, including medical and legal assignments, Colonna began to expand upon her consulting repertoire by placing pharmaceutical candidates. This led to Colonna’s career shift from temporary to permanent placements of pharmaceutical and office support professionals. After transitioning solely into pharmaceutical permanent job placement, Colonna specialized in placing candidates for the past fifteen years.

Offering a blend of professionalism, while not dismissing the importance of making the personal connection with every potential candidate, Colonna and MC Pharma Consultants strive to match every client with reputable talent.

It is in Colonna’s ability in identifying highly qualified and conscientious talent that MC Pharma Consultants excels in placing candidates who understand the needs of the pharmaceutical industry and are loyal to their employer.

Linda Colonna is a native of New Jersey.  A true entrepreneur, whether in the advertising or performing arts industry, Colonna still possesses her ability to identify talent in any niche market. She enjoys fine arts including dance and theater.

 

Danielle Panas has spent her entire professional career in the pharmaceutical industry.  Danielle currently is an Executive Recruiter for MC Pharma Consultants, LLC.  In 2002, Danielle entered the pharmaceutical industry as a Marketing Communications Specialist for the pharmaceutical company Novartis.  It was at Novartis that she was introduced to the industry’s practices and culture by working with the FDA, regulatory committees and advertising agencies.  In 2008, Danielle took this knowledge and used it as a natural progression into pharmaceutical sales. She worked as a sales representative in the North Jersey region specializing in the cardiovascular therapeutic category.  This experience led her to the opportunity as Executive Recruiter with MC Pharma Consultants, LLC.

Danielle’s success as a recruiter comes from developing and implementing recruiting plans and strategies, striving to bring in the best talent to fill our client’s needs.

 

Danielle is a native of New Jersey and spends her free time cooking and reading.