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 Acquires Discover Biopharmaceutical Search and Placement
Tolan Group Acquires Discover Biopharmaceutical Search & Placement

Acquisitions continue to make news within the executive search industry. The Tolan Group, a member of the Sanford Rose Associates network, recently acquired Charleston, SC-based Discover Biopharmaceutical Search and Placement, a boutique search firm dedicated to the biopharmaceutical field. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed. The transition is effective immediately. “This is a very strategic opportunity for

Tolan Group Names Behavioral Health Practice Leader
Tolan Group Names Diana Ramsay Practice Leader

The Tolan Group, a member of the Sanford Rose Associates network, has appointed seasoned behavioral healthcare executive Diana Ramsay to lead its behavioral health, human services, family services and substance abuse practice. “Behavioral health and the other segments we will offer services to are all areas that can have immense health, economic, and quality of

The Tolan Group Recruits CEO for Elwyn

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. This has led to an increased need for recruiting firms to deliver top-drawer leaders throughout the sector. The latest: The Tolan Group, a member of the Sanford Rose Associates network, has placed

Tolan Group Launches Digital Health Search Practice

The Tolan Group, a member of the Sanford Rose Associates network, has launched a new telehealth / digital health practice. Associate partner Kaye Johnson has been named practice leader. “The digital health market is projected to reach $233 billion by 2020 and we needed a dedicated search professional to lead our efforts in this fast growing niche,” said Tim


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