Scott Sammon, Partner, Joins Quick Leonard Kieffer

CHICAGO, March 3, 2016 — Scott began his career in executive search at Quick Leonard Kieffer in 2000. He left the organization for five years, leading the Healthcare practice at another international firm before returning.  Scott’s expertise comes from working with a variety of clients over the past fifteen years, including critical access hospitals, some of the largest public health systems in the country, academic medical centers, and community hospitals – healthcare providers of nearly every size and governance structure.  Scott holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois, and has been a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR).

Scott works with clients to successfully manage C-level search assignments in the healthcare provider and not-for-profit sectors, and has personally led nearly fifty chief executive officer searches.  In the role of lead consultant to clients, Scott often provides design and structure strategies to ensure long-term organizational success.  He serves as a noted expert consultant to both association and hospital boards, and has acted as facilitator for board retreats on numerous organizations.

Prior to joining Quick Leonard Kieffer Scott led the healthcare practice at Reilly Partners, an internationally recognized search firm specializing in private equity, insurance, sports management, and consumer products. “I’m thrilled to be back at QLK and look forward to sharing some of the best practices I learned from other industries at Reilly Partners with my colleagues here,” said Mr. Sammon.  “I was part of the founding and building of QLK and I look forward to helping the firm expand and continue to set the bar for search firms in the healthcare arena.”

About Quick Leonard Kieffer

Founded in 1999, Quick Leonard Kieffer is one of the country’s leading retained executive search firms. Headquartered inChicago, Illinois, Quick Leonard Kieffer is a privately-held firm that specializes in the placement of leaders in the healthcare, academic, association, and non-profit industries, providing quality solutions customized to each client’s recruiting needs. Led by CEO Roger Quick and Chairman Michael Kieffer, QLK’s team of talented managing partners and principals truly views its clients as partners in search . . . for exceptional leaders.

Christian Cañas

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