Consultant Bios

Marty Caney
President and CEO


Marty is the President and CEO of Engage Scientific. With over fifteen years of experience recruiting top talent in the BioPharma industry, he is recognized as a thought leader in the recruitment field.  His placements have ranged from Chief Technology Officer to Staff Scientist level positions for innovator companies across a wide spectrum of modalities. Previous to establishing Engage Scientific, Marty founded and managed EnDevor Scientific as well as CaneySmith Group, both agencies focused on development and operations positions within the BioPharma industry.  Marty specializes in CMC, Formulations, Manufacturing, Program/Project Management, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, Process and Analytical Development. 

Marty is a member of the National Association of Personnel Services and guest lecturer at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  Recognized as an industry expert, he has been quoted in papers such as the Boston Globe regarding staffing and recruiting issues. Marty, a Massachusetts native, earned his Bachelor's degree from the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and currently resides in Melrose, MA.

Amanda Caney
Director of Operations and Business Development


Amanda Caney is in charge of new business development, operations and accounting.

Amanda has spent the last several years doing contract work as an accountant focused in the tech industry and has been looking to broaden her responsibilites to include other business functions.  She completed her Masters of Science in Accounting from Suffolk University in Boston, MA and has a Bachelor's in Accounting and Finance from the University of Southern Maine. 

Paul McAndrew


Paul McAndrew is a seasoned Executive Search Consultant and currently a Vice President at Engage Scientific. Paul joined Engage in 2012 and has consistently been a top producer having successfully completed search assignments ranging from Manager to C-Level positions. He specializes exclusively in the areas of Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing/Procurement and Finance/Accounting within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. 

Prior to joining the field of recruiting, Paul spent fifteen years in the nonprofit sector spearheading expansion efforts and launching programs in various U.S. cities for two national nonprofit organizations. Paul is a New England native and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Jed Washburn


Jed is a seasoned Executive Search Consultant and currently a Vice President at Engage Scientific. His primary areas of focus are in Project/Program, Portfolio, and Alliance Management, CMC Project Management, and Medicinal/Process Chemistry and he has consistently been a top producer having successfully completed search assignments ranging from Manager to Vice President level positions. His objective is to deliver top talent to organizations in a timely fashion to help facilitate company growth, commercialization of products, and assist with career development and he operates with integrity, discretion, and professionalism.

Jed grew up in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts and while he has lived throughout the country, he has always been drawn back to New England. Jed graduated from Suffolk University in Boston, MA with an M.S. in Ethics and Public Policy and has happily been in the Boston area since.

Alana Flood
Senior Search Consultant


Alana is an accomplished Search Consultant and currently an Associate Director at Engage with a focus in Translational Science, Toxicology, Analytical, as well as Pharmacology.  She brings a vast number of skills to the agency, from being a counselor for adolescents with severe mental illnesses to helping offenders in a half way house find employment to working with a software company. Her experiences and knowledge give her the sensiivity, commitment and understanding of her client’s needs to find the perfect fit for their specific employee requirements. She states, “I’ve always been a great communicator, going the extra mile for someone in need.” Alana brings that attitude to Engage Scientific.

Alana graduated from American College in Dublin, Ireland in psychology and has dual citizenship in both the United States and Ireland. Her motto in life is to live, laugh and love. 

Melinda Stockwell
Office Manager


Melinda is the office manager at Engage. With over ten years of administrative experience, she handles the scheduling and assists with other administrative tasks for the agency.  She is Engage's master communicator - always there to answer a question or provide useful articles and information for our clients and candidates.  

Melinda has a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in Social Thought and Political Economy.

Arthur Serer
Search Consultant

Arthur is a Search Consultant at Engage Scientific. He has years of experience in both academic and small biotechnology experience, assisting in projects related to molecular biology, biochemistry and analytical chemistry. Arthur is bringing his passion for the ever-changing, highly innovative Life Sciences space to Engage to match driven talent with the companies and roles best suited to use their skills to advance novel advances in the biomedical field.

Arthur has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Brandeis University in Biology, as well as a Master’s of Science degree from New York University in Molecular Biology.