The Neil Michael Group Adds New Partner
The Neil Michael Group, a New York-based life science/biotech retained search firm, has announced the addition of a new Partner, Linda E. Amper, Ph. D.
Ms Amper has senior level leadership experience across biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, health care delivery and other life science areas. With more than 35 years of experience in human resources and operations, Ms Amper founded Linda E. Amper LLC, Organizational Consultant in 2014.
Prior to forming Linda E. Amper LLC, Ms Amper served as senior vice president global human resources at Optimer Pharmaceuticals and as a senior vice president at OSI Pharmaceuticals. In her position at OSI, Ms Amper was responsible for the corporate human resources function and other support areas.
Ms Amper began her career at the New York Blood Center, a blood collection organization. She joined the Blood Center as a laboratory technologist in 1978 and went on to assume other positions, working in a variety of areas in the organization. She spent approximately 14 years in human resources and was named executive director and vice president for the Blood Center’s largest region in 1999. Ms Amper remained in that role until moving to OSI in 2001.
Twice named to Long Island Business News’ “Most Influential Women in Business” (2007 and 2009), Ms Amper holds two degrees from Long Island University, Post Campus, a B.S. in Medical Biology and an M.P.A. with a concentration in Health Administration, and a Ph.D. in Health Care Administration from Columbia Southern.
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