Hobson Associates

Hobson Associates Welcomes Recruiter Michael Abate

Hobson Associates, one of the nation’s largest and oldest privately held Executive Search Firms, is pleased to welcome Medical Device Consultant Michael Abate!

Michael is a recruiter in Hobson’s Medical Device practice and partners nationally with Medical Device organizations in helping them uncover exceptional talent in R&D, Clinical (Research, Affairs, Operations), Quality (Engineering, Systems), Regulatory (Submissions, Compliance), Manufacturing (Engineering, Operations).

With a strong background in customer service and consulting, Michael spent over nine years working as a PGA Golf Professional. He held various positions at some of the best clubs throughout New England, Florida, and Georgia. “Michael makes a great addition to our already strong Medical Device group. I have no doubt he will enjoy much success at Hobson” said Danny Cahill, President and Managing Partner.

Michael studied at Springfield College, where he obtained a B.S. in Sport Management. In his spare time, Michael is an avid fisherman, enjoys traveling, and his favorite sports teams.

Contact Michael for a true recruiting partner who offers a fresh consultative approach!




Hobson Associates is a nationwide Executive Recruiting firm specializing in Technology, Life Sciences, Industrial and Manufacturing, Sustainability, Healthcare, Insurance, and Staffing Services.

  • 50 years of experience, making us one of the oldest, and largest, privately held search firms in the country.
  • Exceptional veteran recruiters who average over 16 years of recruiting experience—and who represent the highest concentration of Pinnacle Society members, the society of top-producing recruiters.
  • In-depth industry expertise so you don’t have to waste time getting us up to speed on your business and its challenges and opportunities.
  • A focus on “delivering” rather than “placing” the candidate, which ensures that more of your offers are accepted and your transitions are painless.
  • A unique partnership model for our recruiters that further motivates their commitment to your success.

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