Beghou Consulting names three new associate partners

Pharmaceutical sales and marketing firm Beghou Consulting recently promoted Melissa McDevitt, Kevin Frymire and Dan Cardinal to associate partner. McDevitt, Frymire, and Cardinal work closely with life sciences companies to help them address complex commercial challenges related to forecasting, sales force alignment and incentive compensation.

“Melissa, Kevin and Dan set the gold standard for client service and mentorship at our firm,” said Beth Beghou, founder and managing director of Beghou Consulting. “They are trusted resources for their clients and respected leaders among their peers. Each leads teams that contribute significantly to clients’ commercial successes, and we expect them to continue to drive success for our firm, as well.”

Melissa McDevitt has more than 10 years of experience counseling pharmaceutical companies on incentive compensation, sales force sizing and alignment, and segmentation and targeting. In 2016, McDevitt opened the firm’s Raleigh-Durham office. She earned a doctorate in neurobiology and physiology from Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Michigan.

Kevin Frymire has counseled pharma companies for nearly 10 years. He helps companies improve incentive plan design and management, sales force size and structure, targeting and call planning, and data management. Frymire earned an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He also earned a master’s degree in sports administration and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Northwestern University. He works in the firm’s Evanston, Illinois, headquarters.

Dan Cardinal is a 20-year software industry veteran who specializes in developing software for the pharmaceutical industry. Cardinal developed Mainsail™, Beghou Consulting’s proprietary, cloud-based application platform, as well as additional software to solve challenges unique to the pharma industry. He came to Beghou after a 13-year career at ZS, where he last served as an associate principal. Cardinal earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and English from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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About Beghou Consulting

Founded in 1993, Beghou Consulting specializes in helping life sciences companies – especially emerging pharma companies – establish and manage commercial operations to better market and sell therapies. Deploying advanced analytics and proprietary technology, Beghou consultants have provided strategic counsel to the top pharmaceutical companies in the world, supporting some since infancy. Headquartered in Evanston, Illinois, the firm has six offices and employs more than 150 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit or follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.