About Us

About Us

Gerard Group, Inc., is a niche provider of executive search and staffing solutions to leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, finance, banking, marketing and healthcare companies.

The Gerard Group locates, qualifies and places highly skilled consultants to its clients on a nationwide basis. The Company provides professionals in biostatistics, statistical programming, data management, drug safety, medical writing, risk analysis, marketing, outcomes research and utilization.

Focused on quality and responsive service, the Gerard Group delivers the skilled professionals its clients need to more quickly and efficiently get their products to market. In addition to full-time hourly contractors the Gerard Group also provides our clients with candidates on a contract to hire and full-time employment basis.

Management Biography


For the past twenty-one years Ernest Pineda has specialized in the contract, contract to hire and full time placement of Biometric professionals to Pharmaceutical, Biotech and CRO companies.  He is a San Francisco native and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics and his Master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in health services, both from the University of San Francisco.

As a working manager, he has consistently been recognized for his ability to develop meaningful personal and business relationships. During the course of his career he has been awarded his employer’s President’s Award for Outstanding Service, twice.

He is also an active member of California Staffing Professionals (CSP), an association that establishes ethics and promotes “…high standards of service and business integrity…”  He has been awarded the California Staffing Professional of the year award twice, 2007 & 2013.

In 2010 Ernest founded Gerard Group, Inc.

Guaranteed Compliance

Gerard Group adheres to all federal, state and local laws relating to the employment of our personnel. We maintain all records of employment, as well as handle the payroll deductions required in the payment of employees.

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Mission Statement


Gerard Group’s mission is to bring clients and consultants together in a spirit of mutual benefit while respecting the impact of their decisions on their lives and businesses.  We will use our skills as staffing professionals to listen, inform, counsel and follow through.

Products and Markets


Gerard Group will help Clients in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnical Industries to quickly increase their staff with qualified and experienced professionals on a time and materials basis.  In order to be accommodating to our Client’s needs they also offer full time placement services upon their request.

The following are the Gerard Group’s areas of expertise:

  • Biostatisticians
  • Statisticians
  • Statistical Programmers
  • Clinical SAS®  Programmers
  • Clinical Trial Managers
  • Clinical Research Associates
  • Data Analysts
  • Data Managers
  • Medidata Rave Programmers
  • Oracle Clinical Programmers
  • SAS Programmers with CDISC, SDTM/ADaM experience
  • SAS Programmers with Phase I, PK/PD experience
  • SAS Programmers with Risk Management experience
  • SAS Programmers with Marketing experience
  • SAS Programmers with Outcomes Research
  • SAS Programmers with Epidemiology
  • SAS Programmers with HMO/Utilization
  • SAS Database Programmers

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