September 6, 2013 – Executive search firm Witt/Kieffer has added Nelson A. Mann as a senior partner in its healthcare practice. He will be based in Austin, Texas. Mr. Mann comes to Witt/Kieffer from Tyler & Company, where he opened an Austin office in 2005. He led the firm’s diversity and for-profit organizations practices and was a member of its academic medicine leadership, CEO and financial leadership practices. “Nelson brings a broad, experienced perspective to his work that is essential at a time when healthcare is evolving so rapidly,” said Charles Wardell, Witt/Kieffer president and CEO. “He has the ability to counsel clients and conduct executive searches with an eye towards where the industry is moving and what its future leadership needs are. We feel extremely fortunate to have him as part of our healthcare team.” Witt/Kieffer assists hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, medical schools and physician groups; biotech, pharmaceutical, diagnostics and medical device companies; colleges and universities and not-for-profit community service and cultural organizations with senior administrative recruiting assignments.