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September 2018

Jen Meyers Pickard Joins the Witt/Kieffer Education Practice
Pickard brings to the position nearly two decades of leadership experience in higher education administration.

Lessons from Health Plan Foundation Presidents
The three major health plan foundations in Massachusetts are led by dynamic women who champion each other’s careers.

Taking Care of Physicians Before They Burn Out
Carl Fitch shares suggestions for healthcare leaders to stem the potential for physician burnout.

August 2018

On the Art and Science of Inspiration
Witt/Kieffer CEO Andrew Chastain shares insight into how leaders can find inspiration in those around them.

The Chief Digital Officer and Healthcare's Future
The CDO role in healthcare continues to grow in importance, believes Witt/Kieffer's Hillary Ross.

July 2018

Witt/Kieffer Announces Promotions Across Practices
To support growth and better serve clients in key industries and areas, Witt/Kieffer has recognized 14 individuals across the firm.

Why Change Initiatives Fail
Healthcare providers are trying new things but are willing to stop an initiative if it isn’t working, notes Witt/Kieffer's Paul Bohne.

A Spotlight on Today's Higher Education CHRO
In higher education today, having a strong CHRO is invaluable, believes Witt/Kieffer's John Thornburgh.

The Evolving Role of the Healthcare Chief Mission Officer
The mission officer in Catholic health is becoming more strategic, write Donna Padilla and Dan Young.

Healthcare CFOs Must Adjust to Industry Changes, and to Their CEOs
In a recent article and podcast, Michael Raddatz sheds light on challenges and changes for healthcare finance executives.

June 2018

Plan First to Find Great Nonprofit Board Members
Not-for-profits will vary what they might look for in prospective board members, though virtually all look for the

Shared Governance Works in Hiring, if We Let It
Shared governance is not always easy to achieve in the recruiting process, writes Dennis Barden.

Witt/Kieffer Connections Newsletter: June 2018
Check out the latest edition of Witt/Kieffer Connections: News & Trends in Executive Recruiting.

May 2018

Health Systems Are Giving CXO Privilege
CXOs are getting top cabinet seats and board exposure, writes Modern Healthcare.

5 Questions: Help Rethink Your Onboarding Process
Tiffany Morris and other experts discuss onboarding best practices.

Leadership Insights in Higher Education: Spring 2018
The latest newsletter of Witt/Kieffer's Education practice includes writings from consultants on the college presidency and those individuals who ascend to the role.

True Collaboration Yields Better Results
In Chief Executive magazine, CEO Andrew Chastain looks at the fundamentals of smart workplace collaboration.

What Not-for-Profit CEO Candidates Must Ask
Julie Rosen provides counsel for executives seeking the top role at a nonprofit. Mission alignment comes first, she says.

April 2018

Witt/Kieffer Welcomes Managing Director to Life Sciences Practice
Jennifer Chase brings more than 20 years of experience to the firm's growing practice serving global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and device and diagnostics firms..

Announcing Witt/Kieffer International
Firm will serve clients, identify top talent in today’s global marketplace.

Ball State University Selects New Provost and EVP for Academic Affairs
Susana Rivera-Mills joins Ball State following a tenure in administration at Oregon State University.

Sandy Williams Honored by Sloan MHA Program
A program alum, Williams was honored for making a difference throughout his career.

University of California, Berkeley Announces New Director of Athletics
Jim Knowlton moves to Cal after AD positions at Air Force and RPI.

Leadership in the Face of Accelerating Change
When disruption is the norm, leaders must adapt, says Andrew Chastain.

March 2018

How to Spot Fundraising Potential
Suzanne Teer writes on how to identify fundraising prowess in candidate's beyond what their CVs indicate.

Linda Oubré Named President of Whittier College
Oubré brings experience as an education innovator and entrepreneur.

Cal State Bakersfield Names New President
The former Fresno State provost will take the reins at CSUB in June 2018.

New Chief Human Resources Officer Tiffany Morris Joins Witt/Kieffer
Morris brings wealth of experience in culture building and talent management.

Central Michigan University Picks Witt/Kieffer as Presidential Search Firm
The new hire will become CMU's 15th president.

February 2018

Off the Team and Out of a Job
Lucy Leske offers advice for higher ed administrators who are not part of a new president's plans.

Chief Wellness Officers Boost Physicians & Staff for Hospitals
The responsibility of taking care of staff and physicians has moved up in healthcare executive priorities.

Supporting Millennial Leaders? We’re Scratching The Surface
Andrew Chastain provides suggestions for how organizations can support millennial leaders.

January 2018

The Ripple Effect of Healthcare Consolidation
Healthcare practice leaders Donna Padilla and Paul Bohne assess the impacts of consolidation on the c-suite.

Recruiting Rural Executives
Trustees are often difference makers in recruiting rural executives, write Witt/Kieffer's Beth Nelson and James King.

Morten Nielsen Named Vice Chair for Global Board of Directors for Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants
The Witt/Kieffer senior partner expands his role with the executive search standard-setting organization.

Emerging Physician Leaders Practice Launches
National healthare recruiter Carl Fitch has been named practice leader.

Witt/Kieffer Welcomes Julie Rosen to Healthcare and Not-for-Profit Practices
Rosen leverages more than 30 years of experience working with transformational leaders.

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