Emily Nechvatal is the Director of Research for Westwood & Wilshire. Ms. Nechvatal has more than seven years of recruiting research experience including more than two years dedicated to biotech and pharmaceutical recruiting research. Ms. Nechvatal graduated with a BA in Public Relations from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. After graduation, Ms. Nechvatal spent five years as an Analyst and Manager supporting all aspects of executive searches for Spencer Stuart in their Chicago Headquarters before moving to Bench International Search as a Research and Operations Manager in the areas of biotech and pharmaceutical recruiting. In 2017 Ms. Nechvatal brought her biotech and pharmaceutical background, talents, and strong insights into the leading research role with Westwood & Wilshire. Ms. Nechvatal is a Chicago transplant who currently resides in California with her husband. When not at work, she can be found working in the garden, singing in the local chorus, or reading just about any book she can get her hands on.