Kathy Kraushar

Vice President, Executive Search

Kathy has built an extensive career in healthcare as a business development professional strategizing with executive leadership at major health systems across the country to achieve operational alignment and financial success.

For more than 17 years, Kathy served as the Regional Director for MediSync Healthcare Solutions where she led market strategy growth for the company’s revenue optimization program. Kathy scaled the program nationally, identifying and developing the talent, program development, and network connections required to achieve optimal success.

She served as a trusted client advisor to executive teams as they developed and implemented collaborative, multi-department solutions, which yielded sustainable financial and cultural growth. Her thorough understanding of organizational challenges and opportunities enables her to provide unique, inclusive approaches that resonate with all levels of management and leadership.

Kathy brings a background in nonprofit leadership, herself. For more than 14 years, she served in leadership positions at Deaconess Hospital and the Deaconess Foundation, where she built and led their physician recruitment and development program inclusive of succession, acquisition, growth, and attrition planning. Her recruitment of physician leaders across multiple departments enabled significant program growth and community outreach.

While at the Deaconess Foundation, Kathy developed Senior Outreach Programs providing older adult mental health care and care management services. As Executive Director of the Physician Hospital Organization, she managed a capitated care model involving all specialties across the hospital system. The contracting and creation of a strong physician network was critical to providing access and quality care to the patients of the PHO.

Kathy has a passion for aligning strategy and talent to achieve systemic change and sustainable impact. A longtime resident of Cincinnati, OH, she has two grown sons in Cincinnati and Chicago.


Bachelor of Science, Marketing – Miami University