About Us

HARTZ Search (HS) is a service-oriented, specialty, retained search firm centered on healthcare and higher education operating from our headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, regional office in Dallas, Texas and satellite office in San Diego, California. We additionally focus on Government and State-run organizations extending from our state institution academic clients. HARTZ Search is a small and woman-owned business enterprise. All recruitment activities are performed, in-house, by our expert team without the use of subcontractors or outside firms. We are your single point of contact for a full, hands-on search process.

At HARTZ Search, we identify leadership talent to advance your strategic initiatives. We combine experience, market intelligence, intuition, and a transparent process with joy for what we do; creating a fresh approach to identifying candidates who will have a profound impact on your organization and community.

HS has the expertise, dedication and flexibility to exceed all expectations. Though a young firm, our greater than 50 years of Executive Search experience, with executive search, specifically in Healthcare and Academics, provides the top-level service and knowledge to provide your ideal candidate.

HS is committed to providing concierge service to our client and candidate partners. Our pillars of service are accessibility and responsiveness. We provide a single point of contact, 24/7 accessibility & concierge-level service.

Mission: Provide incomparable Talent, Communication & Performance in the support of
dignity and respect for all candidate & client partners.

Vision: To elevate the standard by which all Search firms are measured.

Core Values: Transparency | Service | Communication | Quality | Integrity | Promotion of
Diversity

Diversity: A Balanced Workforce is a Diverse Workforce™ – HS promotes diversity through dignity and respect for everyone.

90 to 120-day Completion Rates.

92% Candidate Retention Rate (2 Years or Greater).

To support that metric and our confidence in our qualifying process we offer industry leading candidate placement guarantees: Directors – Eighteen (18) months and AVP, VP, EVP and Chief level roles – Twenty-Four (24) months.

Our company philosophy and approach to recruitment project management can be summarized by our commitment to TALENT + COMMUNICATION + PERFORMANCE:

TALENT: We stand apart in our ability to find the best people, swiftly and consistently. We connect clients and candidates with the common goal of improving the industries we serve.

COMMUNICATION: We believe transparent communication is essential toward establishing trust and integrity throughout our search process. This is accomplished while also maintaining strict confidentiality with our clients and candidates. Strong communication creates an efficient and composed search and is an indispensable ingredient for success.

PERFORMANCE: Our expertise in search management produces timely and enduring placement success. Industry leading completion times eliminate unnecessary costs and meets critical deadlines.

HARTZ Search is currently a preferred vendor for executive search with other leading Health Systems and Academic Medical Centers, nationwide including: Atrium Health, City of Hope – Cancer Research, Bon Secours Mercy Health, JPS Health Network, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas (UT Southwestern), University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health).

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Our expert team, with greater than 5 decades of Executive Search experience, has deep industry expertise to assist our clients by advising, implementing and managing strategies, and solutions that build high performing organizations. Our search consultants work in a team-based, collaborative environment leveraging their unique skills to real-time problem solving.

A boutique firm with a national reach, we have the scale to ensure your needs are comprehensively met, while possessing the flexibility to tailor our approach to your search’s unique challenges. The experts at HARTZ Search have successfully completed over 500 Executive/Director searches with premier organizations across the country.

Our expertise in Healthcare and Higher Education has allowed us the opportunity to partner with various organizations and systems including:

  • Organizations with primary service populations 50 thousand to several million
  • Corporate level placements with large healthcare systems from 2 to 90 acute-care facility organizations / Facilities with bed sizes from 25 to over 1200
  • Community hospitals, Critical access facilities and small rural hospitals
  • Multi-Specialty Group practices and independent medical practices
  • Highly competitive urban markets in areas with upwards of 10 million in population
  • Academic medical centers & university faculty placements – various institutions of higher education
  • Fortune 500 Healthcare focused Managed Services Organizations

Solutions And Expertise

HARTZ Search’s team understands the unique challenges of every client and each search – they recruit Executive Leaders that deliver on their client’s goals and provide them a competitive edge while positively impacting the organizations and communities they serve.

Solutions
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Mgmt. Consulting
Industries
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Healthcare Services
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Professional Services
Functions
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Consumer Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

HARTZ Search Recruits CEO for the University Medical Center New Orleans

Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search recently assisted in the recruitment of  Emily Sedgwick as the new president and CEO of the University Medical Center New Orleans, an LCMC Health hospital. “Dr. Sedgwick is an accomplished leader in academic and non-academic medical systems with employed and affiliated physicians,” said Greg Feirn, CEO of LCMC Health, the health system that

HARTZ Search Recruits Chief Talent Acquisition Officer for Bon Secours Mercy Health

Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields, according to analysts at Hunt Scanlon Media, which tracks trends in the executive search and leadership solutions space. So it is that the need for recruiting firms to deliver top-drawer leaders throughout the sector has only grown. After an extensive national search, Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search has placed Eric Van

HARTZ Search Seeks CEO for University Medical Center New Orleans

Healthcare is among the most rapidly growing employment fields, according to analysts at Hunt Scanlon Media, which tracks trends in the executive search and leadership solutions space. So it is that the need for recruiting firms to deliver top-drawer leaders throughout the sector has only grown. Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search was recently enlisted by the University Medical Center New

HARTZ Search Seeks Chief Medical Officer for JPS Health Network

Charlotte, NC-based HARTZ Search was recently enlisted by the JPS Health Network to lead its search for a new chief medical officer. The role involves developing strategies to align with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. The individual is charged with both operational and clinical oversight responsibilities and works closely with the academic faculty and

Press Releases

HARTZ Search is a proud returning sponsor for America’s Essential Hospitals

Join the HARTZSearch team this week at #VITAL2022 in Boston as we come together to engage with hundreds of Essential Hospital leaders. Connect with us and your colleagues to re-energize, get inspired, and gain insight to take action for better care delivery and make an impact in your population and communities. Home – 2022 #EssentialHospitals

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Hugh Leasum as the new Director, Cardiac Services, at Hillcrest Medical Center

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Hugh Leasum as the new Director, Cardiac Services, at Hillcrest Medical Center, a Baylor Scott & White Health facility. After an extensive national search, Hugh Leasum was hired as the new Director, Critical Care for Hillcrest Medical Center in Waco, Texas. In this role, he is

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Ann Bollone as the new Vice President, Human Resources Strategic Partner for Bon Secours Mercy Health

After an extensive national search, Bon Secours Mercy Health, has selected Ms. Ann Bollone to join their dynamic team! Bon Secours Mercy Health is an integrated health system with 50 hospitals, thousands of providers, over 1,200 points of care, and 60,000 associates across 7 states and two countries, Bon Secours Mercy Health is one of

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Eric Van Duren as the new Chief Talent Acquisition Officer of Bon Secours Mercy Health

After an extensive national search, Bon Secours Mercy Health, has selected Mr. Van Duren to set the direction for acquiring talent across the entire organization to fulfill the short and long-term workforce planning and talent development goals of the ministry. Bon Secours Mercy Health is an integrated health system with 50 hospitals, thousands of providers,

Hartz Search is Excited to Announce The Placement of Brenda Rocha at JPS Health Network

After an extensive national search, JPS Health Network selected Brenda Rocha to provide the overall organization, operation, and direction of the assigned nursing departments and provides quality service, positive patient satisfaction, fiscal accountability, and identification of the departments’ performance expectations. Ms. Rocha will report directly to Jill Farrell, Chief Nursing Officer of JPS Health Network.