Emily Barber


Specialty: Life Sciences & Clinical Laboratories

Emily serves as our Director of Contract Staffing in addition to filling permanent placements within clinical laboratories and the overarching life sciences industry.

Emily places top talent in critical, time sensitive positions utilizing her existing network, technology, and our impressive database, which is updated to reflect the ever changing and competitive marketplace. Emily also works with clients in placing mid-senior level permanent positions. Emily has a knack for providing clients with a thorough search process and is committed to developing a game plan tailored to their specific needs.

Prior to joining StraussGroup, Emily served as an Account and Operations Manager at a rapidly scaling startup. Additionally, she served as a Talent Management Specialist for a well-known executive search firm. Emily received an M.S., Communication and Leadership from Canisius College and a B.S., Communication Studies from The State University of New York at Fredonia.

Emily can be contacted at or at 716.362.2824.