Advancing Impactful Leadership

For more than 50 years, WittKieffer has been the premier search and leadership advisory firm improving quality of life through impactful leadership. We serve organizations operating exclusively at the intersection of healthcare, science and education —three monumental fields that defining quality of life globally. We help our clients advance their mission—and ours—by working together to shape impactful leadership teams.

As trusted advisors, we apply our knowledge to the strategic and operational factors influencing what clients need from—and for—leadership. We precisely tune our services to the needs of each client to deliver a suite of leadership consulting solutions: executive search, professional search, interim leadership and leadership advisory services.

Spirit of Partnership

We bring an authentic spirit of partnership to every engagement—and every interaction. Whether it’s placing an individual leader or creating and sustaining an executive team, every dimension of our work is relationship-driven. The success of our clients is a function of WittKieffer’s collaborative, team-based approach, laser focus on the quality of life ecosystem, and commitment to personal service and lasting relationships—just one of the reasons why 95% of the clients who have worked with us would do so again.

Shared Values, Personalized Service

Through our expertise and personalized service, we empower clients to make the best choices for their organizations. We share our clients’ values and proudly help them improve the quality of life for the communities they serve. At WittKieffer, we are: collaborative, committed, growing, adaptive, empathetic, and diverse and inclusive.

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Our Approach to Leadership

In short, it’s personal.

Impactful leadership is built on strong relationships characterized by trust and mutual respect. Our business operates according to the same principle. We care deeply about our clients’ missions and goals; their successes and challenges are our own. Team members approach each engagement with humility, empathy and open minds. We take great pride in serving as trusted advisors to outstanding organizations that are navigating pivotal moments of transition and growth – and that are dedicated to improving quality of life.

Meet Our Leadership

"When Ken Bateman arrived, SoutheastHEALTH had a single “B” credit rating and negative outlook. In two years, he led the healthcare system to investment grade with $357 million net revenue."

"Since joining Carium, Lygeia Ricciardi has led implementation of a consumer-facing health app and was named both a “Champion of Change” by HIMSS and one of the Most Influential Women in Health IT."

Our practice areas include healthcare, education, the life sciences, and other sectors dedicated to improving the quality of life.

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We help you find and develop the leaders your organization needs, with a broad range of executive search services and leadership solutions.

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