About Us

HealthSearch Partners is an executive search firm working exclusively in service to healthcare provider organizations and is committed to providing tailored, personalized service while maintaining the solid credentials and track record equal to the largest search firms. Nevertheless, we are still noticeably intimate and more personal than the big firms.

HealthSearch Partners have a history of successful CEO placements for healthcare providers throughout the United States. HealthSearch Partners consultants are deeply experienced managing CEO and other senior level searches for some of the largest and most reputable hospitals and systems in the country. We have an extremely high placement success rate. Additionally, our placements remain employed in the organizations in which we recruited them.

HSP brings capable, competent, politically savvy, executive recruiters who understand market and can function as a consultant to a search committee or hiring executive. Our consultants bring to bear a wealth of experience in healthcare, many having worked in executive and management positions in provider organizations.  This enables us to bring insights into the process, a grounded understanding of a client organization’s situation as well as perspective to evaluate and present vetted executives who most closely fit. Our capacity and reach to conduct nationwide searches are enhanced by our own comprehensive data base as well the abilities of our experienced research staff. In short, HealthSearch Partners has both the know-how and the network of sources to deliver.

As a boutique executive search firm, our intentionally restricted client base allows us to provide a personalized approach with fewer conflicts, enabling our consultants to access and recruit leaders among more top national and international candidates. Our strategic focus and commitment to long-term client relationships cultivates a true understanding of the issues facing healthcare organizations and enables our clients to recruit and retain top leadership talent both in and outside of the healthcare industry.


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Solutions And Expertise

  • Executive Search
  • Associations
  • Faith Based
  • Healthcare Services
  • Medical
  • Advertising
  • Board/Governance
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Customer Service
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

HealthSearch Partners Recruits CEO for Williamson Medical Center 

As health systems recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, they face an ever-worsening provider shortage. According to executive recruiters who ply their trade in the healthcare sector, executive leadership talent across the space is in higher demand than ever. The pandemic likely accelerated the trend, but as we head toward a post-COVID-19 era demand is likely to

HealthSearch Partners Fill Three Key Positions for Healthcare Organizations

Dallas, TX-based HealthSearch Partners (HSP) recently placed leaders of three important healthcare provider organizations: Phillip Mazzuca was recruited as chief executive officer of Williamson Medical Center (WMC) in Franklin, TN; Helen Johnson joins Sparrow Eaton Hospital, part of Central Michigan’s Sparrow Health System, as president; and Monte Wilson becomes president of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Health

HealthSearch Partners Assists Holy Cross Hospital in CEO Search

Dallas, TX-based HealthSearch Partners has recruited Mark Doyle as president and CEO of Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He starts in his new position today. The assignment was led by Ivan Bartolome, senior vice president, and Laura Conley, chief operating officer. “Mark is a trusted leader who has spearheaded financial turnarounds, growth initiatives and quality improvements

HealthSearch Partners Chosen to Find CEO for Holy Cross Hospital in Florida

Dallas, TX-based HealthSearch Partners has been enlisted to find the next president and chief executive officer of Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The assignment is being led by Ivan Bartolome, senior vice president, and Laura Conley, chief operating officer. Patrick A. Taylor stepped down this fall after nine years in the top role.

Press Releases

HealthSearch Partners Recruits Three Key CEOs

DALLAS, TX (December 10, 2020) – While in the midst of a nationwide pandemic, HealthSearch Partners recently placed CEOs for three important healthcare provider organizations. The most recent occurred last week when Phillip Mazzuca was named CEO of Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee. Just prior to this, Helen Johnson accepted the President role with

New Officers Named at HealthSearch Partners

DALLAS, TX (June 18, 2020)–New officers have been announced by HealthSearch Partners to reflect a shift and rebalance of duties and responsibilities within the company.  The move will enable planning for the future leadership of the firm. Barry Cesafsky and Ed Fry continue as co-founders of the company and principle leaders.  In addition to the

Holy Cross Hospital CEO Search Awarded to HealthSearch Partners

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL– December 12, 2019—The executive search for the next President & Chief Executive Officer of Holy Cross Hospital has been awarded to HealthSearch Partners. This Chief Executive Officer is responsible for overall leadership of the Hospital. The leader will have a strong background in hospital operations, strategic planning, healthcare finance, physician collaboration and