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Dr. Stacey L. Davenport

"At DavenportMajor, we "get it" and spend less time talking about ourselves and more time attracting the best leaders in the industry for our clients."
-Stacey Davenport

Stacey Davenport is the founder and CEO of Davenport Executive Search and the co-founder of DavenportMajor Executive Search. Her depth of clinical healthcare and pharmacology experience combined with a strong track record of executive search expertise have made her a public figure in the industry with numerous interviews in the Wall Street Journal, an interview on the NBC Evening News with Tom Brokaw and highlights in Forbes and Business Week, among others.

She specializes in Life Sciences, Healthcare and Consumer Product sectors including Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, HIT, Healthcare Services and Consumer Products serving venture capital and PE backed companies as well as Fortune 500 global organizations. Previously, she served as the Global Life Sciences and Board Practice Leader for AT Kearney Executive Search, the fifth largest retained executive search firm. Prior to her search career, she spent 10 yrs in interventional cardiology practice in Dallas, Texas with the last 3 years leading the business as Executive Director.

Dr. Davenport is also a Registered Investment Advisor and passed the Series 7, 63 and 65 licensing exams. She received her degree in Molecular Genetics and Cellular Biology from the University of Texas, trained in Pharmacology at AMI/University of Washington, passed the RCIS and RDCS board registries in Adult Cardiology and also completed the Advanced Program on Negotiation from Harvard University. She also completed her MBA and Doctoral Degrees in Business Administration, subsequently studying executive behavior and emotional intelligence, completing her doctoral dissertation on The Social Intelligence of Executives. She is also currently completing a Master's in Theology at Regent University, School of Divinity. 

Other Professional Activities

  • Member, Scripps Hospital President's Council and The Scripp's Research Institute California Council
  • Member, National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)
  • Member, Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC)
  • Harvard University, Executive Development Program- Advanced Negotiation