Julie McDonald is an Executive Recruiter at Westwood & Wilshire, joining the firm in 2013. Ms. McDonald brings in-depth experience working with all levels of medical device, pharmaceutical, hospital and healthcare professionals. After obtaining a degree in Exercise Science, Ms. McDonald began her career in the clinical environment before making a successful transition into recruitment. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an on-site Talent Acquisition Manager for Edwards Lifesciences, the $2 Billion global cardiovascular medical device company in Irvine. Ms. McDonald’s strong foundation in medical recruitment has made her an instantly valuable member of the Westwood & Wilshire team. Born and raised in Orange County, CA, she now lives in the heart of Los Angeles. Before moving into an office environment, Ms. McDonald carved up the mountains as a semi-professional snowboarder.