March 15, 2016 – Morgan Samuels, an L.A.-based human capital consulting and executive search firm, has appointed Linda Rebrovick as a senior client partner and co-leader of its healthcare recruiting practice. She will also lead the firm in the Nashville market.
In her new role, Ms. Rebrovick will be responsible for client relationships and executive and board director searches for both public and private companies. Her business and board experience includes over 25 years as an executive officer, five years as an entrepreneur, and 20 years serving as a board director.
She currently serves as a director on the boards of HealthStream, a healthcare workforce development and patient experience company; Tribridge Enterprises, a global cloud solutions and business technology services company; and Consensus Point, a global provider of prediction market research software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions. She also serves as a member of the advisory board of Western Express.
In her roles as vice president at Dell Healthcare, and EVP / managing partner (healthcare) at KPMG Consulting, she was responsible for full service business consulting, including process improvement, organizational analysis, and the design and implementation of healthcare technology solutions. Prior to joining Morgan Samuels, Ms. Rebrovick was a candidate for the office of Mayor, Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County Government, and was CEO of Consensus Point.
“We are thrilled to have Linda join our team,” said chairman and CEO Bert Hensley. “She brings a wealth of business experience to the firm, from leading innovative startups through board and corporate experience at some of the world’s largest technology and services companies. She will be integral to Morgan Samuels as we seek to attain our next level of excellence and expand the firm’s reach.”
Harry Jacobson MD, chairman of MedCare Investment Funds and a founding partner of TriStar Technology Ventures, said: “After working on three CEO search engagements with Morgan Samuels, I have been extremely pleased with their team’s understanding of our businesses, and the quality and depth of their process, including the candidate’s validation presentation. I am thrilled Linda Rebrovick is joining the firm and am confident in her ability to bring value to them.”
“I am excited to be joining the Morgan Samuels team of trusted business advisors and leaders in the industry,” said Ms. Rebrovick. “Our unique Six Sigma-based search methodology, the depth, quality, and speed of our approach, and the proven success of our executive and board director placements lead to exceptional client relationships.”
Healthcare recruiting is among the most rapidly growing areas of the staffing field, according to analysts at Hunt Scanlon Media, which tracks trends in the executive search and leadership solutions space.
According to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report, healthcare employment increased by 38,000 in February, following a rise in January (+37,000). Job gains occurred in ambulatory healthcare services (+24,000) and hospitals (+11,000). Over the past 12 months, hospitals have added 181,000 jobs.
Morgan Samuels provides consulting and executive search services in the following areas: aerospace & defense; automotive; board placements; consumer products; digital media & entertainment; energy engineering & construction; financial services; healthcare; industrial; private equity; real estate; retail; supply chain; technology; and telecommunications & mobile.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media