About Us

The healthcare industry continues to experience unprecedented changes. More than ever, health systems, healthcare providers, hospitals, managed care plans and insurance companies require the right leadership to meet the demands of the industry. Our focus is on the business side of healthcare, working closely with health systems, healthcare related organizations and managed care companies throughout the country.

Westmont Search is at the forefront of this evolution. We are a premier healthcare executive search firm with the deep industry knowledge and experience needed to solve any hiring challenge. We have a singular focus: To identify up-and-coming leaders and deliver senior talent to help healthcare organizations nationwide adapt, grow and compete.

As a specialty firm, we are uniquely positioned to move rapidly and efficiently to meet your immediate needs. And as industry trends emerge, we can strategize beyond today to help shape the roles you’ll need to succeed tomorrow.

Let’s get ready for the future, together.


Representative Clients

Find a Recruiter


Westmont Search specializes in recruiting and placing leadership positions in finance, operations, information technology and management professionals in the following industries:

  • Hospitals
  • Managed Care
  • Healthcare Providers
  • Insurance Companies

Solutions And Expertise

At Westmont Search, we tap into our own industry experience to personally lead every assignment. We know what it’s like to recruit and be recruited, which gives us unique insight into both clients and candidates.

We operate with full transparency, from our pricing to our process. Our costs are fully explained up front, with no administrative fees. During the search, we personally interview, vet and prepare each candidate. And we follow through for a full year after the search to ensure success for new hires and clients.

It’s how we deliver a more personalized approach with better results.

  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
  • Leadership Consulting
  • Leadership Develop.
  • On-Demand Recruiting
  • Onboarding
  • Recruitment Research
  • Associations
  • Clinical Research
  • Healthcare Services
  • Hospital System Business Management
  • Insurance
  • Life Sci./Healthcare
  • Managed Care & Government Programs
  • Medical
  • 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
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Medical/Clinical
  • Research & Develop.
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

DHR Global Acquires Westmont Search

Chicago-based executive search firm DHR Global has acquired Philadelphia-based Westmont Search. The move adds two search consultants to the DHR roster and will strengthen the firm’s presence in the healthcare sector. Wendy Brown-Blau and Peter Blau, co-founders of Westmont Search, will join DHR as managing partners with a focus on health systems, managed care services and government

Westmont Search Places Chief Transformation Officer for Essentia Health 

Executive search firm Westmont Search has placed Karyn Baum as chief transformation officer of Essentia Health in Duluth, MN. As CTO she will be responsible for leading clinicians in process improvement and innovation across the Essentia Health System. The search was conducted by Peter Blau, managing partner and Carolyn Lecocq, search director. Most recently, Dr. Baum served

Westmont Search Recruits COO for Chase Cancer Center

Executive search firm Westmont Search placed Joel Helmke as the new chief operating officer for Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. Managing partner Peter Blau led the assignment. Mr. Helmke will be in charge of directing clinical and business operations for Fox Chase. “By bringing industry best practices and new perspectives, he will help us refine our

Westmont Search Recruits Chief Nursing Officer for Essentia Health

As the healthcare sector continues to expand and reshape itself, vanguard organizations in the field are looking to bolster their leadership ranks. In demand: multi-skilled executives, physician leaders and nurses who can effect change on many levels. Of the four major C-suite roles in the typical hospital, the chief nursing officer has traditionally been the most