Boutique Executive Search Firm Joins The Onstott Group

WELLESLEY, MA, May 14, 2015 — The Onstott Group, a mid-sized retained executive search firm in the United States with global reach through IMD, announced today that Brian T. Kelley, Jr. has joined the firm to lead the Healthcare Practice. He also will maintain his consulting relationships with private equity and venture capital firms.

“Brian’s extensive experience in the healthcare industry coupled with our existing relationships will greatly strengthen our ability to address the needs of the broad healthcare market”, commented Joe Onstott, Managing Director of the firm.

Kelley (48) added, “I am excited about the prospect of building on what Joe Onstott, Pat Campbell and their team have achieved. In addition, the firm shares a similar philosophy – strong client relations, principal involvement, and industry knowledge make for successful searches. Our plan is to play to my strength as a former healthcare services owner/operator along with an H.I.T. focus providing senior level placements with a consultative approach.”

Kelley comes to The Onstott Group from running BTK Associates, LLC a boutique executive search, board and consulting services firm and The Buffkin Group where he assisted Craig Buffkin as a Partner, expanding from 5 employees to 15 with five offices in the U.S.

Prior to this, he joined Ray & Berndtson in May of 2003 and worked closely with clients in the healthcare industry. This consulting experience has focused on many healthcare sectors including devices, payers, providers and information technology. In addition, he has worked closely with private equity and venture capital firms on senior level searches, management audits, advisory board services and market analysis for many of their portfolio companies.

Prior to his career in executive search, Brian served as Director of Occupational Medicine Services for HEALTHSOUTH Rehabilitation Corporation, a Fortune 500 company. Before this, he was Director of Managed Care Contracting and Director of Marketing/Public Relations with Professional Sports Care Management, Inc. (PSCM), a publicly traded company and a leader in outpatient rehabilitation services in the New York Metro Area.

After graduating from Boston College, Brian pursued professional baseball in the United States and completed his baseball career overseas with a Dutch National Baseball organization. Brian was inducted to the Boston College Sports Hall of Fame in 2004 – Baseball. He lives in Greenwich, CT with his fiancee Fraser and their four children.

About The Onstott Group

Founded in 1987, The Onstott Group is a retained executive search firm located in the greater Boston area. The Onstott Group has a respected practice with services to technology, manufacturing, healthcare, consumer, business services, non-profit, higher education, venture capital, private equity and high growth companies. In most cases, recruitment and selection is conducted nationally to ensure that the most highly skilled candidates are identified. To extend its global search capabilities, the firm is a member of IMD International Search Group, an international network of search professionals with more than 40 offices in major markets and business centers throughout the world. For additional information on The Onstott Group, visit

Brian Kelley
Managing Director

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