About Us

The Tolan Group is a Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Executive Search Firm exclusively focused healthcare. It’s all we do. Period. We specialize in three main sectors: healthcare services, healthcare software and services and behavioral health. We place C-suite Leaders, Senior Executive Management and Directors and are geographically agnostic. Our national candidate network spans all 50 states throughout the country. Our partners have over 50 years of combined experience in placing talent in the healthcare sector.

With a robust private equity focus coupled with dedicated recruitment teams on each assignment, we are able to handle the nuances of hiring for portco executives, freeing your Deal Team to remain focused on investment evaluation.

After placing executive leaders in the numerous platforms for our PE clients, our teams are then able help the leadership team build out the next layer of management. Our long-standing experience and placement success across the healthcare sector has resulted in client loyalty that accounts for an 87% repeat search assignment requests.

Our recruitment team members have established relationships with candidates in each sector. These relationships improve our completion time and is one of the reasons we fill roles faster than many of the other national firms.

Our statistics and process tell the story when it comes to performance:

  • Average length-of-time-to-hire is 9 weeks
  • 98% fill rate of all searches initiated
  • One year replacement guarantee on all C Suite placements
  • Performance-based fee schedule – you don’t pay full fee until we produce
  • Our TTG Client Portal provides up-to-date accountability on search progress and candidate activity with on-line access 24/7


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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

The Tolan Group Completes CEO Search for Lewy Body Dementia Association 

The Tolan Group (TTG) has placed Allison Feldman as the new chief executive officer of the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). CEO Kaye Johnson led the assignment. “The board of LBDA is excited to welcome Allison as our new CEO and know she will be a great ambassador for our organization and to the individuals and families impacted

Why Middle Management Matters in Today’s PE Backed Portfolio Companies

Middle managers in any organization act as the glue that enables everything to happen. They connect, enable, and provide whatever their teams and first-line managers need to get their work done. But their role, according to executive recruiters and private equity talent leaders, is often overlooked and undervalued. A fundamental characteristic that PE firms are seeking

The Tolan Group Recruits CEO for PE-Backed U.S. Mobile Health Exams

The Tolan Group (TTG) has placed Shaun Ginter as CEO of U.S. Mobile Health Exams (USMHE) in Jacksonville, FL. He replaces Paul Hassan, who founded the company in 2011. Kaye Johnson, managing partner, and Jennifer Chee, vice president, led the search assignment. “I see tremendous growth opportunities at USMHE, and I’m thrilled to be leading this company

The Tolan Group Recruits CFO for Bristol Hospice

The Tolan Group (TTG) recently placed Jerry Copeland as the new CFO of Bristol Hospice in Salt Lake City, UT. Kaye Johnson, managing partner, and Jennifer Chee, vice president, led the search efforts. “Having worked with Bristol Hospice on a previous search assignment, we were excited to work with them again and see Jerry Copeland join the

Press Releases

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.

The Tolan Group Acquires Connected Health

ST. AUGUSTINE, FL, December 15, 2015 — The Tolan Group — A Member of the Sanford Rose Associates Network of Offices – announced that it has acquired certain assets of SRA’s Connected Health practice, a mobile healthcare executive search firm, into its existing healthcare IT search firm. Terms were not disclosed. The transition is effective immediately. “This is a


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