Tim Schmidt
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(985) 624-7911

Tim Schmidt brings a consistent track record of 25+ years of successful medical device industry experience. Tim’s career in recruiting started long before opening his office in Mandeville, LA. As the National Sales Manager with Terumo Cardiovascular, Tim built their sales and marketing teams from ground zero as they opened their newest division. Tim’s talent to recruit and hire outstanding team members was often sought after by leadership.

Tim has worked with executive level management in all the departments within medical device throughout the years, learning what skills and assets were needed in various departments.

Tim is a New Orleans native and avid Saints and Pelicans fan. He enjoys partaking of the area’s fantastic cuisine with his wife, Michelle and spending time with their six children and 3 grandchildren.

Jen Kirch
Executive Recruiter
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(504) 220-5180

Jennifer manages the marketing and business support functions for the firm. She is a highly respected executive search professional, and is an integral member of the leadership team. Jennifer brings 15 years of experience in sales/marketing and management. With great enthusiasm, Jennifer works with our clients to make the placement process as smooth and efficient at possible. She also manages all internal marketing, training and team-building activities.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Boston University. She has a passion for horses. When she isn’t raising funds for her favorite equine rescue, you may find her at a barrel race with her 8-year-old daughter or attending her son’s baseball games with her husband, Troy.

Neal Hightower
Owner and Managing Partner
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(985) 789-0490

Neal Hightower brings 20-years of executive experience with domestic and international medical device companies, large and small, start-up and NYSE listed. His career has covered hiring and recruiting in orthopedics, spine, and oncology. Neal is also an award-winning medical device sales representative and manager. He has helped develop markets in over 40 countries around the world.

Neal is one of the most talented recruiters in orthopedics and spine.

Neal earned his Masters of Business Administration in international business from The University of Dallas and his Bachelor of Arts from Saint Joseph Seminary College.

Neal and his wife, Kelly, reside in Mandeville, La. Neal enjoys spending time with his four children. He is heavily involved with the Boy Scouts of America and is on the alumni board of his college.