Debbie Rabishaw joins Beghou Consulting as head of human resources

EVANSTON, Ill. – July 7, 2020 – Life sciences consulting firm Beghou Consulting recently hired experienced human resources professional Debbie Rabishaw as its head of human resources. Rabishaw brings nearly three decades of HR experience and an extensive background in the health care industry.

“Our employees have always been our greatest asset as we continue to explore and implement innovative methods to enhance commercial operations in the life sciences industry,” said Beth Beghou, founder and managing director of Beghou Consulting. “Debbie will help us recognize the outstanding efforts of our colleagues and attract new talent to our growing firm. Her approach to HR will help us solidify our core values and culture, as well as execute relevant and forward-thinking leadership programs that engage and excite current and prospective talent.”  

Rabishaw previously served as vice president of human resources at IKS Health, a health care solutions provider, and led the human resources practice at Patina Solutions, an executive consulting firm. As a consultant at Patina, she served as interim vice president of human resources at American Hospice, as well as Norwegian American Hospital. Rabishaw also worked in senior HR roles at Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care in Chicago and Baptist Memorial Health Care in Memphis, Tennessee.

In 2019, Rabishaw was named a Power 50 Award recipient by the National Diversity Council for her commitment to advancing diversity, exemplifying leadership and demonstrating corporate responsibility in her workplace and community. She has comprehensive experience in organizational growth, talent management, and building HR teams in entrepreneurial organizations. 

“As we look to hire talent across all levels – from industry experts to recent graduates – my goal remains to ensure our new colleagues are motivated and energized about their transition to our firm, and seamlessly integrate into their respective teams to contribute to our collaborative culture,” Rabishaw said. “I look forward to advancing initiatives that enhance and promote our culture, attract and develop talent, and encourage colleagues to be successful both professionally and personally.”

Rabishaw earned a master’s degree in labor and employment relations from the University of Cincinnati and a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management, and organizational behavior from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and based in the firm’s Evanston, Illinois, headquarters.

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.