As a senior associate with WittKieffer’s Academic Medicine and Health Sciences Practice, Ashley Rittgers draws upon direct professional experience in academic medicine, as well as education and healthcare broadly, to offer expert support and a high standard of quality for clients. She commits to identifying leaders of academic healthcare who can enhance the academic, research and clinical missions of academic medical centers, medical schools and health science centers.
Prior to WittKieffer, Ashley was an Executive Talent Acquisition Coordinator at The Ohio State University, where she provided extensive recruitment support for the Office of Human Resources as well as human resources within the institution’s Wexner Medical Center. In this role, she partnered with senior leadership across the institution to assist with the execution of the executive search process. Among other responsibilities, she was the key point of contact for the university and medical center during each search. She also spent time as the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator for Wexner Medical Center in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Ashley began her career in healthcare at Mount Carmel Medical Group in Columbus, Ohio.
Ashley serves on her alma mater’s Alumni Association as Vice Chair, to assist with supporting University of Rio Grande’s mission to develop and maintain lifelong connections between the alumni body and the university. In this role, Ashley also has the opportunity to mentor current students with an interest in health care management.