Quick Leonard Kieffer Forms Joint Venture with BPI Group

January 22, 2019 – Executive recruitment firm Quick Leonard Kieffer has partnered with BPI Group, a consulting firm with global experts in leadership, talent and career transition. Named Quick & BPI Group, the combined organization looks to offer “best-in-class” career transition services.

“We’re thrilled to partner with BPI group to bring best-in-class career transition services and other talent management solutions to our clients,” said Roger Quick, founder and vice chair of Quick Leonard Kieffer. “As the healthcare industry continues to experience rapid change and consolidation, it’s paramount that we can deliver a full range of services to help them manage transition and transformation.”

BPI group president and CEO Susan Gallagher said: “Quick’s outstanding reputation in the healthcare space made it the clear choice for us to expand our presence in this sector. Now more than ever, healthcare organizations must align their talent strategy with bottom-line business goals, in addition to maintaining their employer brands and employee engagement.”

BPI group specializes in career transition services, leadership and talent development, and executive coaching across all sizes of companies, from Fortune 50 global enterprises to privately-held businesses, including the healthcare sector. The firm has deep experience helping clients face the talent impact of consolidations, with a track record in mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, downsizings, major strategic changes and other corporate change initiatives. The firm was founded in Paris in 1984, and its U.S. headquarters is in Chicago.

Founded in 1999, Quick Leonard Kieffer is a retained executive search firm with experience finding leaders for hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, healthcare associations, life sciences companies, insurance companies and non-profits, among other clients. The firm is based in Chicago and has a track record of placing C-suite and other senior executives with leading, well-recognized healthcare organizations around the country.

Firms Offer More Services

Search firms continue to break into new areas, be it through acquisition, alliances or providing new services. It’s a trend being seen at both large recruiters and small boutiques as recruiters look to provide clients with services for finding, assessing, onboarding and retaining their senior-level talent.

Here’s a look at a few examples taken from the Hunt Scanlon Media archives:

Investment management-focused executive search boutique Jamesbeck Global Partners formed a partnership with Megan Staczek, who has nearly 25 years of experience as a leadership trainer, organization development consultant and executive coach. 

Cleveland-based Direct Recruiters Inc. formed a partnership with PRADCO, a talent assessment, development and management company. The alliance with PRADCO will enable Direct Recruiters to provide clients with customized assessment solutions. 

Fargo, ND-headquartered search firm Sagency acquired coaching firm Success Energetics and appointed its founder Brian Rinke as director. Mr. Rinke has over 26 years of corporate business experience and has served as an executive and leadership coach for over 10 years. He works with corporate executives, business owners, entrepreneurs and private individuals…

RSR Partners established an alliance with OnPoint Consulting, an organizational and leadership development consulting firm, to deliver leadership assessment capabilities to their clients. The partnership creates an integrated but independent platform, separating search and assessment to ensure clients are provided with objective and unbiased advice, said the search firm.

Kingfisher Talent, a Boston-based consortium for biotech executive search and leadership development, has partnered with d`Anvers & Co., a bespoke relocation and real estate services company. The two will collaborate to provide a comprehensive offering of settling-in services for human capital managers and top talent.

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

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