Corey Ackerman

Corey joined Cornerstone Search Group in 2001 and is now a Senior Partner with the firm. Corey works with a range of companies around the world (including startup biotechs, small and large-cap innovative pharmas, generic pharmas, etc.) to identify, attract, and hire talent for their US and globally based leadership positions, as well as for their critical Director-level positions.

  • He works on search assignments across a range of functions in Discovery, Clinical Development & Medical Affairs, and Commercialization
  • Corey leads our Medical Director Practice co-leads our Market Access / HEOR / RWE / Data Science Practice.
  • With a background in International Relations, Corey particularly enjoys working with emerging companies from around the world to develop their talent acquisition story, advise on their title and reporting structures, and educate them on competitive compensation strategies.
  • Corey is incredibly driven to help his clients find the right talent.  Given his law degree, general thirst for knowledge and second-to-none work ethic, Corey takes every step possible to understand his clients and the specific talent they want to attract.

Corey double majored in International Relations and Economics at Tufts University and earned his JD from Hofstra University, where he specialized in Labor Law.

Personal Info

  • Corey has been married to his wife Stefanie for 21 years and they have twin girls.
  • Corey enjoys spending his free time supporting his children, who are both leaders in their high school marching band. Go Rams!
  • Corey’s favorite activities include skiing with his family and traveling with them.
  • While you might not put Corey in the daredevil category, he would tell you he just taught his twins to drive!




Phone: 973-656-0220 ext 716