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Mary Jacobs

Associate Director, Talent Acquisition

Mary Jacobs joined Flagship Pioneering in 2021 and is responsible for the implementation of recruitment strategies and growth of several Flagship portfolio companies and origination teams. She currently acts as the Pioneering Business Unit (PBU) Lead for Talent Acquisition supporting Geoff von Maltzahn.

Prior to Flagship, Mary spent over four years at Proclinical, a specialist life science recruitment firm leading early discovery and clinical research recruitment teams. She and her team partnered closely with a national portfolio of biotech, medical device, and pharmaceutical clients to support hiring projects across all stages of drug development, with a specialization in early-stage R&D, clinical operations, and manufacturing.

Mary holds a B.S. in Neuroscience, with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh where she conducted behavioral neuroscience research in the laboratory of Dr. Alan F. Sved.