May 11, 2012 – Healthcare-focused executive search firm Furst Group has added Paul Smallwood and Julie Koziol as vice presidents. Mr. Smallwood was previously senior executive vice president at Cejka Search. Ms. Koziol most recently served as VP of development at National Healing Corporation. Prior to that, she worked for Walgreens from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Smallwood will be based in Furst Group’s St. Louis office, while Ms. Koziol will work in Chicago. Founded in 1984, Furst Group is in based in Rockford, IL and has offices in Minneapolis, Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco, Phoenix, Dallas and Seattle.