About Us

Our dedicated practice provides superior talent for behavioral health, substance abuse, human services, healthcare software and services, health plans/payers, software and services vendors that support the healthcare continuum as well as life sciences and biopharma. We are committed to helping our clients succeed. Our experienced search consultants can assist you in finding the right people to fill your critical personnel needs quickly. You receive our pledge of providing the highest quality of service from our firm in the shortest time possible. We believe strongly in continuing consultation with our clients, from the initial documentation of their needs through the entire search and selection process. From start to finish, we will represent your organization in the most knowledgeable and professional manner possible. Our goal is complete client satisfaction and our team will assist you in finding exceptional talent.

When it comes to filling non-employee positions, having The Tolan Group on your team makes all of the difference. Our Turn-Key solution allows us to bring you the right candidates in a matter of days – not weeks – with knowledge they can bring value to the team right away.

Our network in the healthcare marketplace means we have the right connections to find the right people in your niche. You will also have the confidence in knowing each candidate has gone through our rigorous interview process as well as our background and reference checking.

Our assessment testing will also give you insight on how to integrate the person into your team quickly and seamlessly. We are always finding people who will make a difference.


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As experts in the Healthcare industry we know the market extremely well.

We understand your market niche and your competitors, and many of the issues that keep top executives up at night.

Our performance-based approach guarantees we’ll complete your assignment on average 90 days (or less) from taking the assignment.

Solutions And Expertise

  • Executive Search
  • Interim Staffing
  • Leadership Develop.
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Staff Augmentation
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • CFO
  • COO
  • Data/Analytics
  • Development
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Project Management

News Briefings

Surge in Jobless Claims Continues

Americans displaced by the coronavirus crisis again filed for unemployment benefits in historic numbers within the last seven days, with the Labor Department reporting this morning another surge of 2.98 million claims. More than 36.5 million people have now filed for unemployment benefits over the past two months, representing the biggest loss in U.S. history.

When the Mask Comes Off: Job Hunting in a Post Pandemic World

Search professionals continue to adjust to new ways of doing business as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite growing unemployment numbers, recruiters are finding new pathways to work through the crisis. From the jobseeker standpoint, however, many mid- to senior-level professionals are unsure how to proceed with their job searches. A new report by

24 Ways to Work with an Executive Recruiter

Have you ever made a comment to someone and immediately wished you could take it back? Or given someone a reason that was an easy or logical explanation, only to realize it was a fabrication that you were too embarrassed to admit? We’ve all done it. But if you’re trying to pass over the real reasons

Hiring Looks Strong Heading Into Second Half of 2018

As employers grapple with a highly competitive hiring environment that is causing prolonged job vacancies across the U.S., workers will reap the benefits. According to CareerBuilder‘s ‘Midyear Job Forecast,’ a full 63 percent of employers plan to hire in the second half of 2018, up from 60 percent last year. A substantial percentage of employers said

Press Releases

Tolan Group Named to Hunt Scanlon Private Equity Power 75

(Sept. 15, 2020) The Tolan Group (TTG), a healthcare executive recruiting firm, recently announced it has been named a Private Equity Recruiting Power 75 executive search firm by Hunt Scanlon Media, the most widely referenced global news platform in the human capital sector. “The Tolan Group is honored to be designated a Power 75 Healthcare firm serving

The Tolan Group Announces Promotions

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Jan. 9, 2018 – The Tolan Group is announcing promotions as it launches its aggressive 2018-2020 growth strategy. Diana Ramsay, who leads the Behavioral Health, Human Services and Substance Abuse practice has been named President of the firm and is responsible for the firm’s growth strategy. Kaye Johnson has been named as Chief Operating Officer and will

The Tolan Group Acquires Discover Biopharmaceutical Search and Placement

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL, October 3, 2017 — The Tolan Group – A Member of the Sanford Rose Associates Network of Offices – announced that it has acquired Charleston, SC based Discover Biopharmaceutical Search and Placement, a boutique search firm dedicated to the biopharmaceutical field. Terms were not disclosed. The transition is effective immediately. “This is a very strategic opportunity

The Tolan Group Named Top Healthcare Executive Search Firm

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL, February 28, 2017 — The Tolan Group – a member of the Sanford Rose Associates Network of Offices, a leader in HCIT executive search, has been named as a top US healthcare executive search firm by Hunt Scanlon, the most widely referenced, single source for information in the human capital sector worldwide. Recently the firm

The Tolan Group’s 2016 HCIT Sales Compensation Report Released

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL, May 18, 2016 — The Tolan Group – A top performing office of the Sanford Rose Associates Network of Offices, and a leader in HCIT executive search released its annual HCIT sales compensation report. Participation in this survey was voluntary and completed by HCIT senior executives, VP’s, RVP’s and sales executives across the United States.


In the Media

The CEO’s Guide to Talent Acquisition 
The CEO’s Guide to Talent Acquisition is an engaging, lightning -fast, insightful book in stark contrast to the overstuffed business tomes lining book shelves today. Heavy on practicality, easy to pack in your carry-on bag…

Top 5 Job Interview Spending Splurges You Should Make
If you’re looking for a new job, chances are you’ve already spent money for access to online job boards, resume help, or career consultants. Spending more money on your appearance for job interviews may…

How Managers Get ‘Interim’ Out of Their Titles
Interim managers “have to check their ego at the door” and not worry about “the labels people are going to put on them,” says Tim Tolan, chief executive of the Tolan Group, a St. Augustine, Fla., affiliate of the Sanford Rose Associates executive-search network.

Why Everyone’s Salary Should Be Revealed
Almost two-thirds of over 71,000 U.S. employees who are paid the market rate for their positions believe they’re underpaid, according to a PayScale survey.