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Thomas P. Quinn

Tom Quinn, a senior partner in Witt/Kieffer’s Boston office, specializes in all aspects of executive search for health care including leading search assignments, identifying and evaluating prominent candidates for key leadership roles. He assists clients in assessment of the position, preparing job specifications, creating a search strategy, recruiting, interviewing, referencing, negotiating final offers and setting goals and priorities in determining the best candidate match for the job. He also consults with clients on talent management and organizational development, compensation, employee development and on-boarding. In his 15 years with the firm, Tom has won several Witt/Kieffer Quality Awards for excellence in search practice. Tom is also the firm’s practice expert on Chief Financial Officer searches.

Earlier in his career, Tom worked as a consultant for a Boston-based boutique executive search firm focusing on mid and senior level financial management positions. After that, Tom was executive search associate for Heidrick and Struggles International, also in Boston. He has had experience in recruiting and identifying CEOs, COOs, CMOs, CFOs, GMs and other senior leaders for positions in non-profits, research institutes, health care delivery organizations, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and healthcare consumer companies.

Tom has successfully represented clients across a wide spectrum of healthcare and not-for-profit organizations, and has focused much of his work in the managed care and healthcare provider sectors. His clients range from community hospitals, major teaching hospitals and academic medical centers and research institutes, to for-profit and not-for-profit health plans; associations, quality improvement organizations, organ banks and large multi-specialty group practices.

Outside of work, Tom volunteers with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's workforce development team, Special Olympics, and he is involved in the national Swimming Saving Lives program. Tom also competes in U.S. Masters swimming.

Tom serves as treasurer on Witt/Kieffer's board of directors.


M.B.A., Healthcare, Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

B.A., Journalism, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Thomas P. Quinn
Senior Partner and Board Member
35 Corporate Drive
Suite 290
Burlington, MA 01803
Phone: 781-272-8899
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