Carrie Hackett

Managing Director

Carrie Hackett is a Managing Director in the firm’s Healthcare Services practice, joining in 2019 when the Grant Cooper firm was acquired by  Diversified Search Group.

Hackett joined Grant Cooper in 2005 as a Managing Partner and was subsequently named the firm’s President. She brings more than 25 years of experience and sterling client-evaluated quality ratings for hundreds of executive positions across the nation. Hackett, a registered nurse, forged a successful career as nurse manager for one of the nation’s largest obstetrics services before entering the executive search industry, where she has earned a national reputation for excellence in finding and placing top-flight healthcare leaders.

Hackett’s clients include organizations as geographically and organizationally diverse as Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Vanderbilt Health in Nashville, and Ochsner Health System in New Orleans. For these organizations and others, she has placed scores of CMOs, CEOs, CFOs, and service line leaders. Her portfolio—spanning academic medical centers, community hospitals, multi-specialty medical groups, and integrated health systems—is dominated by repeat engagements, a testament to her strong record of client satisfaction.