Laura A. Conley

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Laura A. Conleyis one of six original Managers of the HealthSearch Partners Board of Directors.  She is the Chief Operating Officer of the firm and has established a strong operating foundation to help run a successful healthcare executive search firm.

For the past decade, Laura has developed and refined a thriving executive search practice that has served some of the top healthcare organizations in the nation. She has recruited key executives for large faith-inspired health systems as well as for strong, independent regional healthcare provider organizations. Some of her recent clients include: Beth Israel Lahey Health, IU Health, and Trinity Health.

Prior to joining HSP founding member CES Partners ten years ago, Laura spent the first half of her career with some of the leading pediatric hospitals in the country, such as Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Rush Children’s Hospital and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She draws upon her healthcare administrative background in change management, Lean and Six Sigma to successfully lead some of the most challenging executive search assignments for HSP clients.

Laura is also an accomplished speaker who has given presentations on career management, and she has regularly co-facilitated a career workshop for healthcare career coaches during the annual ACHE.

Laura graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati with a degree in Organizational Communications and Business. She also earned her Masters’ degree in Health Services Administration from Xavier University. A native of the Windy City area Laura and her family reside in the Chicago suburbs.

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