Kayla Vangorkum

Kayla Vangorkum

Director, Client Services
Recruitment Specialties
Executive Search and Recruitment for all roles within the healthcare and life sciences industry, including Healthcare, Health Tech, Digital Health, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device, Pharmacy, Nursing, Animal Health, Medial Aesthetics and more!


Kayla Vangorkum is a Director, Client Services within the Life Sciences and Healthcare recruitment team at IQ PARTNERS. Throughout her 10+ year career she has helped connect thousands of candidates and hiring leaders in the industry and is fluent in both English and French.

Kayla specializes in executive search and recruitment for roles across the health sciences industry including but not limited to: C-suite, operations, healthcare providers, sales, technology, product, marketing, management and more!

With her 10+ years of recruitment experience focused on health and a strong passion for social networking, Kayla has been able to create a widespread and reputable presence on her platforms and within this space. She has a strong passion for hard to fill roles and is known for her quick response rate and turn around times. She prides herself on providing an excellent candidate and client experience with clear communication and frequent updates. Kayla has a knack for uncovering hidden gems - the kind of candidates who might not be actively job-hunting but are the perfect fit for your role.

Kayla is a proud member of Monday Girl and Women Leaders in Pharma.


A positive attitude, networking skills, and providing an excellent candidate experience.


A binge worthy Netflix series and a day at the spa.


You’ll find her relaxing with a glass of wine, trying out new recipes in the kitchen, and spending time with friends and family.