Our Team

Joan Kilcoyne


Joan Kilcoyne, President and Co-founder of Carter McKenzie Select has over thirty years of professional services experience.  She is primarily responsible for the alignment of the firm’s strategy with operations, marketing and administration.  Joan provides executive oversight in an effort to expand the breadth of CMK Select’s service offerings by…

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Rick Kilcoyne

Managing Partner

Rick Kilcoyne, Managing Partner, has over 35 years of experience within the Life Sciences industry.  Since co-founding Carter McKenzie in 2006, Rick’s dedication has enabled the growth of the firm with a steady focus on client satisfaction by consistently providing innovative solutions.   His commitment to success has helped shape the…

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Joe Leno

Vice President, Consulting Operations

Joe Leno is Vice President, Consulting Operations, responsible for designing, implementing, and overseeing all consulting operations and client engagement models. Joe directs and improves internal firm operations in support of business development, client support, and employee engagement. In addition, he defines and roadmaps CMK Select’s service and solution offerings for…

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Jaime Patterson

Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Offerings

Jaime Patterson is Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Offerings.  As part of the Executive Leadership Team, Jaime is responsible for both strategy development and execution, and is instrumental in securing the organization’s near and long-term business and financial growth.  This is achieved through the thoughtful alignment of CMK Select’s…

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Bindul Turakhia

Executive Director, Commercial

Bindul Turakhia is Executive Director, Launch Excellence, currently leading CMK Select’s Life Cycle Management teams, collaborating with clients in developing and executing solutions to challenges faced throughout a product’s life cycle.  His involvement with over 15 launch teams, coupled with his expertise of streamlining processes, reducing costs, and meeting business objectives,…

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John Spitznagel

Senior Associate, New Product Planning

John T. Spitznagel, Jr. is an experienced healthcare executive with proven success in Big Pharma and Entrepreneurial Pharma in the United States and globally. Adept at company building, brand building, financial and team building, market analysis, targeting, effective promotion, effective acquisition and licensing deals, John has a deep roots within…

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