Ashley David

Ashley is a Principal at Park Square, where she works across each of the firm’s practice areas and is involved in all aspects of search, from research through candidate development and search closure.

Prior to joining Park Square, she spent five years with Bank of America in New York. She joined the bank as an Officer and Technology Project Analyst and was promoted to Assistant Vice President and Technology Project Consultant.

She grew up in Amherst, New Hampshire and graduated from Muhlenberg College with a B.A. in Communications and a Minor in French. While a student, she studied abroad in Rennes, France. Ashley is also a classically trained ballet dancer and has had the privilege of working with the Balanchine Trust.

In her spare time, you can find her rooting for all the Boston sports teams, conducting market research on the best spots for brunch in the city, or playing with her dog, Ellie.


Vice President, Drug Discovery

Aldeyra Therapeutics

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy


Chief Financial Officer

Apellis Pharmaceuticals

Chief Commercial Officer

Carver Biosciences

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Cellino Biotech

Chief Operating Officer
Vice President, Data and Machine Learning

Deep Genomics

Chief Business Officer
Chief Medical Officer
Head, New Product Planning
Independent Director
Vice President, Preclinical Research
Vice President, Translational and Nonclinical Development


Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

Elicio Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Faeth Therapeutics

Chief Medical Officer
Independent Director

Fauna Bio

Head, Therapeutic Discovery


Chief Business Officer and Chief Financial Officer

GRO Biosciences

Chief Business Officer

Harvard University Office of Technology Development

Director, Technology Commercialization, Wyss Institute

Immunitas Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

KBP Biosciences

Chief Executive Officer


Scientific Advisory Board

Khosla Ventures

Operating Partner (x2)

Longwood Fund

Venture Partner

Mantra Bio

Chief Scientific Officer

Mindera Health

Chief Executive Officer

MycoMedica Life Sciences

President and Chief Medical Officer

Ontera Bio

Independent Director

Oregon Health and Science University

Co-Director, Early Cancer Detection Center, Knight Cancer Institute

Outset Medical

Chief Operating Officer

Platelet BioGenesis

Senior Director, Process Development and Manufacturing

Portola Pharmaceuticals

Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance


Chief Scientific Officer
Director, Business Development
Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Public Relations and Corporate Communications

Prellis Biologics

Executive Vice President, New Initiatives
Chief Business Officer

RA Capital

Director, TechAtlas, External Innovation

Red Sky Partners


Switch Therapeutics

Chief Technology Officer

Synspira Therapeutics

Chief Executive Officer

Terray Therapeutics

Chief Business Officer
Head, Biology and Preclinical Development

Independent Director


Chief Business Officer

Ukko Therapeutics

Vice President, Translational Medicine

Vita Health

Chief Commercial Officer


Chief Scientific Officer

Wyss Institute

Technology Translation Director