Our founder, Julie Bukar, has more than 20 years BioPharma and medical device experience and has consulted in pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and diagnostics. She has consulted in project management, clinical operations, G&A, and business development. She has been an instructor for course requirements for the Berkeley Bioscience Project Management Certification. Previous positions were as Sr. Director Product Development at Rinat Neurosciences (now Pfizer); Director, Project Management at Nektar Therapeutics; Director, Corporate Development at Affymax; and project management & clinical positions at Genentech and Amgen. She holds an MBA, a B.S. from Cornell, and started her career as a Registered Dietitian.


JGB BioPharma's staff has grown to include more than a dozen recruiters and support staff. Our recruiting experts have strong technical backgrounds. We have a long work history in pharmaceutical, medical device, or diagnostics industries and a deep understanding of the drug/device and IVD development process and business needs.


We strive to understand each hiring manager's needs for each position. We match management style to candidates' work style in addition to vetting the candidates' technical qualifications. We consider and balance multiple variables that make a candidate a good fit for the job, the company, and the hiring manager.


Our Mission Statement

To be the recruiting and consulting firm in our niche markets that comes to mind first when our clients have needs to hire full time personnel or consultants. To make the work lives of our clients easier and add value by providing fast, efficient service and support. To support the career growth of our candidates thereby developing long term relationships. To provide quality service and fill open positions with honesty and integrity.

We've worked with others who send in resumes that are so off target. With JGB BioPharma we have been very impressed with the quality of candidates we have received and the speed with which they are presented.
- BioPharma Client