Dave Winston

Dave Winston

Work History

Work History
Jun 1999 - Present


PRN provides an outsourced supply chain solution to the cardiac surgery market.

Jan 2005 - Oct 2006


Feb 2002 - Dec 2004


Champion Scott
Nov 2000 - Jan 2002

Senior Associate

May 1997 - May 1999

Operations Director

CVC is a specialty medical distributor serving anesthesiology, respiratory therapy,and cardiac surgery.

May 1977 - May 1997

Lieutenant Colonel

United States Marine Corps

Twenty great years seeing the world flying helicopters.



Bachelor of Science


I began my search career in 2000 and focus on operations and finance roles in the industrial sector.I have broad experience in start-up firms, small and medium-sized public and private firms, and major international corporations.

Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles I was co-founder of a Boston-based boutique recruiting firm focused on venture-backed technology companies and served in advisory positions to several startups.

Before entering executive search I was the chief operating officer for a startup company that provided an outsourced supply chain for cardiac surgery.

Prior to my corporate career I spent 20 years serving as an officer and pilot in the United States Marine Corps in various operational leadership and flying assignments.  I hold a FAA commercial rotary-wing instrument pilot certificate and am a United States Soccer Federation Referee.


Travel (43 countries so far)

Hunting (archery, upland game, waterfowl, big game)

Soccer (played, coached, officiate)

Cycling (road & mountain)

Swimming (triathlon)



Grade 8 Referee

US Soccer Federation

Commercial Pilot

Federal Aviation Administration