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Darin A. DeWitt

Managing Partner, Life Sciences
  • ddewitt@caldwellpartners.com
  • +1 818 995 7800


Darin DeWitt, is co-leader of Caldwell Partners’ Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice and a member of the Financial Services Practice, focuses on building senior management teams for leading and emerging companies, as well as private equity firms and venture capital groups. With more than 20 years of recruiting experience, he is one of the industry’s top consultants, having recruited senior executives across the Americas, Europe and Asia. A trusted advisor to his clients, Darin’s extensive experience gives him an ability to explore his clients’ talent needs from both a short and long-term perspective.

Before joining Caldwell Partners, Darin was a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ global Life Sciences and Private Equity practices and was a member of Highland Partners’ global Healthcare and Private Equity practices until its acquisition in October 2006.

Prior to his career in executive search, Darin co-­‐founded and served as chief operating officer of a specialty IPA management company focusing on obstetric and gynecology capitation management. In addition, he built and ran a revenue cycle management company. He attended the University of Southern California and earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Pepperdine University.

Darin served on the board and as an officer of the Los Angeles Junior Chamber of Commerce. He served as chair of PGA Tour & Players Relations for the Northern Trust Open Tournament Committee for over a decade. Since its inception, this event has generated more than $50 million for philanthropic programs in Southern California. Darin served on the board of The Harmony Project, an award- winning research-based program that targets at-risk youth and promotes positive youth development through on-going year-round music lessons and youth orchestra participation.