Dan Carney


Dan Carney serves as Partner in Washington, DC and Ithaca, NY serving clients in the broad Healthcare industry ecosystem.

Dan works with clients across several sectors of the broad Healthcare ecosystem with a heavy emphasis on healthcare system providers while also working with individual hospitals, academic medical centers, managed care providers, payers, services and solutions providers, professional services firms, and life sciences product providers. He brings a distinctive approach, recognizing that effective leadership is the most critical variable in the success of any commercial organization and that search consultants impact its fortunes more than any other outside advisor.  As such, he is tenacious and diligent finding top-tier talent to drive maximum value. Dan is recognized by his clients and candidates for his ability to do just that: identifying great talent that aligns tightly with the hiring organization’s culture. His analytical approach is deeply valued, setting the stage for great success for the new leader. His strong emphasis on quality and open communication ensures a great experience for every stakeholder.

Dan has served DHR clients since joining the firm in 2006. Prior to DHR, he was principal of his own firm and worked with other national search firms since joining the industry in 1999. Earlier experience includes several years as a management consultant with two international consulting firms, Diamond Technology Partners and CSC Consulting where he led projects that leveraged IT in reengineering business processes and digital business strategies. He received his BS in Chemical Engineering from North Carolina State University and his MBA from Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts.