Ivan Bartolomeis one of HSP’s six original board members and serves as its President/CEO, leading the firm’s day-to-day operations as well as implementing strategic initiatives.
Throughout his 30 plus years of leadership, management and executive search, he has devoted much of his service to progressive healthcare organizations who want to transform their C-suites by recruiting high quality, mission-minded senior executives. Ivan has a strong history with healthcare executive search and joined a founding HSP partner, FaithSearch Partners, in 2008. Through his search experience, he has honed his executive development skills and partnered with some of the top leaders in the healthcare industry. He has participated in the successful completion of hundreds of executive search assignments for medical centers, health systems and academic programs that have made a difference in the communities theyserve.
Prior to his executive search work, he served as an executive leader for Cardiovascular Services at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. Before working as a hospital operations and clinical leader, he served in various marketing leadership roles at several prominent healthcare organizations, including the University of Kansas School of Nursing and three hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This leadership foundation and unique insight enable Ivan to understand a client’s needs and align the best possible talent.
Ivan has a Master’s in Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor’s in Corporate Communication from Southwestern Adventist University (SWAU). A devoted community leader, Ivan has served as President of the Prestonwood Rotary Club in Dallas, Texas and as President of the Kansas City, Kansas Rotary Club. He also served on the Wyandotte County, Kansas Red Cross Board and as the marketing committee chair for the United Way of Wyandotte County in Kansas. In addition, he served as Head Elder at the New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church and on the board of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Day School in Kansas City, Missouri. He has also served on the boards of Christian academies in Shawnee, Kansas and Richardson, Texas, as President of the Alumni Association at SWAU and as President of the Crowley (Texas) Area Chamber of Commerce.
He is married to Sonja Bartolome, MD, a Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine specialist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, where she also serves as Assistant Chief Quality Officer.Together they have three children.