ON Partners Recruits CEO for nView Health 

February 22, 2022 – Tara Flickinger of ON Partners recently assisted in the recruitment of John Letter as the new chief executive officer of nView Health, a provider of evidence-based software and solutions used by research organizations and healthcare professionals. In conjunction with Mr. Letter’s appointment, nView’s previous CEO, Jim Szyperski, will transition into the role of vice president of strategic partnerships. “We are excited to welcome John to nView,” said Dr. Thomas Young, nView founder and chief medical officer. “John’s passion for solving the myriad challenges facing the mental healthcare system today, coupled with his proven leadership in building highly successful teams focused on growth and exceeding customer expectations, make him an outstanding choice to lead our company.”

Mr. Letter, an experienced healthcare executive, comes to nView after most recently serving as president and chief operating officer of SleepCharge, a virtual sleep healthcare provider focused on improving the health and well-being of employer populations. Before that, Mr. Letter spent more than 22 years in general management, leading teams and businesses within the Coca-Cola system.

At nView, Mr. Letter will be responsible for the overall strategic direction of the company. He will work alongside a team of leaders focused on building evidence-based digital health tools “that help providers gather the right data to make the right diagnoses at the right time to better optimize clinical outcomes and financial performance,” the company said.

“It’s no secret that our mental healthcare system is badly broken, not just in the United States but worldwide,” said Mr. Letter. “nView’s purpose is to solve the dilemma that exists in properly diagnosing and treating mental illness by making technology and data readily available to healthcare providers. This will help ensure that everyone everywhere can receive quality mental healthcare. I am personally excited by the challenge and opportunity that lies ahead for nView and the impact we can and will make on people’s lives.”

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Located in Atlanta, nView Health is a provider of evidence-based software and solutions used by research organizations and healthcare professionals to help them identify, treat and monitor mental health disorders, a critical requirement for measurement-based care. nView is the exclusive licensee worldwide for a broad array of behavioral health screening solutions, structured interviews, and post-diagnosis severity measurement scales to monitor patient outcomes.

Top-Ranked Recruiters

With a primary focus on technology, consumer, industrial and the life science sectors, ON Partners recruits C-level and board talent for public and private companies, as well as venture capital and private equity firms. Founded in 2006, the firm’s consultants work from offices in Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; Cleveland; Dallas; Menlo Park, CA; Minneapolis. MN; San Francisco; and New York. ON Partners was named one of the fastest growing search firms this year by Hunt Scanlon Media. The firm is now ranked as one of the 20 largest search firms in the nation.

ON Partners Places Two Key Executives for Niche

ON Partners recently assisted in the recruitment of Kelly Lavin and Paul Moore, the latest executive team appointments for fast-growing Niche, a company that developed a platform of rankings on schools, colleges, and places to live. Ms. Lavin becomes the Pittsburgh, PA-based company’s first people officer. Mr. Moore is the new vice president of engineering. Leading the assignment for the search firm were partners Jake Espenlaub and Danny Bolger along with consultant Alex Peters.

Ms. Flickinger serves as a partner and focuses on C-level executives across functions in PE/VC, consumer technology and industrial/manufacturing. Based in the Atlanta office, she works closely with clients to clearly understand their hiring needs and to ensure a smooth, efficient and successful search process, said the firm.

Recent Search

ON Partners recently assisted in the placement of Zack McGahey as chief operating officer of Antheia, a synthetic biology company enabling next-generation plant-inspired medicines. Partner Suzanne Zebedee and consultant Clint Keller led the assignment. Mr. McGahey, former vice president of manufacturing and capex engineering at Zymergen, joins Antheia to operationally oversee its transition from pilot scale to commercial scale manufacturing. “We are thrilled to welcome Zack to the Antheia team at this exciting time in our company’s trajectory,” said Christina Smolke, CEO at Antheia. “Zack’s wealth of experience overseeing manufacturing at some of the most innovative companies worldwide will play an instrumental role in guiding Antheia as it embarks on this next phase of our journey.”

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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