With more than 30 years of experience in recruitment, human resources, healthcare consulting, program development and general management, Beth Nelson, a principal at WittKieffer, has served the complete spectrum of healthcare organizations in pursuit of C-suite and senior leadership. During the course of her impressive career, she discovered her passion in partnering with rural and community hospitals, and has unlocked many pathways of excellence in bringing forth premier leaders to tight-knit communities across America. She places great emphasis on unique client needs and strategies, understanding that each organization is a product of the communities they serve and require visible and compatible leadership.
Prior to joining WittKieffer, Beth served as a consultant with a Chicago-based healthcare search firm, as well as an executive search and business consulting firm specializing in a variety of industries. Beth began her healthcare career in human resources, focusing on recruitment, staff development and management training at several community hospitals. As recruitment manager, she was recognized for her innovative and proactive approach, adding value to the organization by building strategic alliances and establishing partnerships that focused on furthering the hospital mission.
Beth is active in a number of professional organizations, including the Chicago Healthcare Executives Forum. She is a past member of the National Association for Health Care Recruitment and is a past board member of the Chicago Area Healthcare Recruiters.