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Andrea DiMella
Vice President, Head of Talent
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BA, University of California at Santa Cruz
Newton, MA

Andrea DiMella joined Atlas in 2019 and serves as the firm’s vice president, head of talent. She oversees and executes strategy for the firm’s efforts in attracting the top people in the industry to Atlas and its companies.

Prior to joining Atlas, Andrea was director of recruiting at Third Rock Ventures. Andrea joined Third Rock Ventures in 2015 and was responsible for establishing executive teams for both Third Rock and its portfolio companies. Prior to joining Third Rock, Andrea worked in senior executive search & talent acquisition roles across the industry at companies including Biogen, Genentech, Amgen, and Celera. Andrea also worked on the retained search and agency side of recruiting and started her career at the bench in Stan Prusiner’s lab at UCSF and then Berlex Biosciences.

Andrea received a BA in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and lived on the West Coast for 20 years prior to making her way back East.

Outside of work, Andrea enjoys raising her daughter and the trials and tribulations of parenthood. She also enjoys running, music, cooking, wine, and friends and very often, those all converge together.

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