September 8, 2010 – Diane Tanking has joined executive search firm Witt/Kieffer in its Houston office. Prior to joining Witt/Kieffer, Ms. Tanking was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Houston where she helped clients navigate large-scale transformation and create high-performance teams. She also is a former partner at V4 Consulting and at Ernst & Young LLP, both in Houston. “Diane’s ‘Big 4’ consulting experience is the cornerstone of an entire career in healthcare, serving prominent hospitals and health systems in the South and nationwide,” said Jim Gauss, CEO. “Diane is ideally suited to help clients recruit leaders who can tackle challenges such as health reform, physician integration and system consolidation including mergers and acquisitions.” Witt/Kieffer assists colleges, universities, national educational associations, foundations, cultural organizations, human service and advocacy organizations, private secondary schools and other not-for-profit organizations with senior administrative search engagements.