December 16, 2010 – Executive search firm Coleman Lew & Associates has been selected by Premier Purchasing Partners LP, the group purchasing unit of Premier Healthcare Alliance. Under terms of the three-year agreement, Premier members will have the option of using Coleman Lew & Associates' resources at specially negotiated prices for executive search services. “Our firm's 30-year track record of integrity, unparalleled quality and providing long-term value in executive search aligns well with the mission and vision of Premier,” said Charles E. Lew, partner-managing director. “We have a depth of expertise in healthcare search and are well positioned to fully serve Premier and its members.” Premier is a performance improvement alliance of more than 2,400 U.S. hospitals and 70,000-plus other healthcare sites. Coleman Lew & Associates, founded in 1979 and headquartered in Charlotte, NC, recruits board members, officers, and senior level executives for national and international companies, academic institutions and non-profit organizations.