Mallory McDermott

Senior Manager, Search Operations


Mallory Kaletta-McDermott serves as the Senior Manager of Search Operations, working closely with Partner Jake Vander Zanden’s practice. In her role, Mallory focuses on driving the practice’s growth, ensuring unparalleled client and candidate experiences, and upholding search process quality. Focused on nurturing the firm’s vital network of life science executives, Mallory uses her versatile skills and outstanding leadership to guide the practice toward success and build lasting connections with critical stakeholders.

Prior to joining the life sciences practice, she led critical changes of processes at McDermott + Bull, including pioneering a candidate concierge service, supporting the firm’s marketing initiatives, managing IT projects, and external vendor relationships. Mallory enjoys yoga, going to the beach, and spending time with her husband and German shepherd, Bentley.