October 12, 2011 – Executive recruiting firm B.E. Smith has hired Judy Spinella as vice president, project leader for the firm's interim leadership and consulting solutions divisions. Ms. Spinella will lead a number of interim and consulting leaders nationwide who provide leadership solutions for B. E. Smith clients. She brings extensive experience in regulatory and accreditation readiness, patient safety and quality goal implementation, patient care redesign, productivity and strategic planning for healthcare organizations, according to Tim Morgan, chief operating officer at B. E. Smith. “Judy has a keen ability to produce results that increase market share and profitability through operational improvement and business development,” said Ms. Morgan. “Her proven leadership and management skills — as well as her experience leading organizations through change, restructuring and turnaround — will be invaluable to our clients.” Prior to joining B. E. Smith, Spinella held executive leadership roles including chief executive officer, chief operating officer and chief nursing officer. During her career, she has provided leadership for a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency, critical care, cardiac care, transplant, surgical, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's health, pediatrics, nursing education, quality and performance improvement, case management, and all ancillary, support and facility services. Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers.