B. E. Smith today announced that Kathy Hall has joined the firm as vice president, executive search. With 30 years of experience in healthcare as a clinician and executive search consultant, Hall will assume her new duties at B. E. Smith immediately.
Lenexa, Kansas (Vocus/PRWEB) January 11, 2011
B. E. Smith today announced that Kathy Hall has joined the firm as vice president, . With 30 years of experience in healthcare as a clinician and executive search consultant, Hall will assume her new duties at B. E. Smith immediately.
“Kathy has a successful track record of building partnerships with C-suite executives and boards of directors to help them meet their needs for senior-level leadership,” said Kathy Noland, senior vice president of executive search, B. E. Smith. “With her clinical and operations background as a healthcare leader and experience working with boards on succession planning and leadership transition, she brings the expertise for presenting the right slate of CEO candidates on the first round.”
In her new role, Hall will lead national search engagements, including vice president-level and C-suite positions, for B. E. Smith clients. She joins a team of seasoned executive search consultants at B. E. Smith whose placements have consistently delivered tenure that far exceeds the average industry CEO tenure. In fact, for the past three years, the firm has been ranked among the top two spots on Modern Healthcare Magazine’s “Top 25 Executive Search Firm” listing, claiming the No. 1 ranking in 2008.
Prior to joining B. E. Smith, Hall spent more than 20 years at a healthcare recruiting and consulting firm in Kansas City, Mo., where she most recently served as senior vice president, consulting with boards on leadership transition planning. In her 17 years with the firm’s executive search practice, she managed every aspect of search engagements, from the initial proposal and sale to the final offer. Hall also held nursing leadership roles at Heartland Health System in St. Joseph, Mo.
Hall earned a master of business administration from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Missouri-Columbia in Columbia, Mo. She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
About B. E. Smith: Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers. B. E. Smith’s comprehensive suite of services includes Interim Healthcare Leadership, Permanent Executive Placements and Consulting Solutions. The company is comprised of veteran healthcare leaders who partner with each client to create a solution that uniquely fits that client’s individual needs. B. E. Smith maintains the largest database of skilled leadership and interim executive candidates in the industry and recently placed more than 600 leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, visitor call 877-802-4593.
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