Deedra Hartung

Senior Executive Vice President, Managing Principal

Deedra Hartung is the Senior Executive Vice President, Managing Principal of Cejka Executive Search. Cejka Executive Search ranks among the top five largest healthcare executive search firms in the U.S., providing services to the healthcare industry for more than 30 years. Deedra brings over two decades of healthcare executive experience and eleven years of healthcare and academic executive search experience to her clients.

Deedra recruits national leaders on behalf of preeminent hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers and schools of medicine and physician organizations. A recognized leader in her field, Deedra knows exemplary leadership.

She is skilled in her interactions and leadership with Boards of Trustees and Search Committees. Her communication skills and intuitiveness, combined with her professionalism and her judgment, bring exceptional skill to her clients. Since joining Cejka Search in 2000, Deedra has been integral to the growth of the firm’s academic medicine and health system leadership practices.

Deedra is a frequent invited speaker at the American College of Healthcare Executives Congress and her articles on CEO leadership and physician executive leadership are published in numerous professional journals. Deedra is also active with the American Association for Physician Leadership and the American Association of Medical Colleges. She was recognized as one of the top women leaders in the healthcare industry by Becker’s Healthcare.