Our associates have a combined 75 years of experience in all areas of healthcare, from pharmaceuticals to devices to providers and payors.
Erik Verhoef, President
Erik founded Seagrove Partners after spending 9 years at Tandem Diabetes Care, where he headed up Strategy and Market Research, leading to the design and commercial launch of t:slim, the award-winning insulin pump. Prior to Tandem, Erik held roles in commercial analytics and marketing at Biosite, Bristol Myers-Squibb, and GlaxoSmithKline. Additionally, he was a widely published healthcare equity research analyst at Susquehanna Financial and William Blair. Erik started his career in healthcare consulting at Tiber Group, Campbell Alliance and the Advisory Board Company. He holds an MBA in Finance and a certificate in Health Services Management from Duke University and a BA in European History from Northwestern University. Erik resides in Del Mar, CA.
Maria Verhoef, Senior Vice President
Maria joined Seagrove Partners in 2018 and focuses on syndicated research (diabetes and oncology) and client services. Previously, she was a Senior Director at Aries Pharmaceuticals and held positions of increasing responsibility at Arena Pharmaceuticals, Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Bristol Myers-Squibb, and GlaxoSmithKline. Previous to the pharmaceutical industry, Maria worked in investment banking at JP Morgan and First Chicago. Maria holds an MBA in finance from Duke University and AB in History from Cornell University. She resides in Del Mar, CA.
William Wilkins, Director
William heads up Seagrove's East Coast office in Raleigh, NC. He founded the Institute of Lifestyle and Wellness Management, a leading workplace wellness and health promotion practice. Prior to ILWM, William was a consultant with Campbell Alliance in their Managed Care practice, helping payer clients with strategy, customer segmentation and reimbursement plan design. He also held territory management roles at Pharmacia, KV Pharmaceuticals, and Novartis Ophthalmics. He holds a BS in Business Management from NC State University. William resides in Raleigh, NC.