Daniel Young, principal, blends a career in talent acquisition at leading health systems with his executive search practice at WittKieffer. With his desire to serve others, he understands the trajectory of the nation’s healthcare landscape and is cognizant of the emerging leadership qualities necessary for current and aspiring healthcare executives. His intuition and methods lead to efficient search processes, underscored by positive client and candidate experiences. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, he identifies senior leaders on behalf of hospitals, health systems, medical schools, physician group practices and other healthcare-related organizations in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors. Dan enjoys the challenge of searching for a wide variety of leadership roles and has been working on healthcare executive searches for over 12 years.
Prior to joining WittKieffer, Dan was a talent acquisition manager for Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston. In this role, he supervised a recruitment team supporting hospitals, a medical group, contract physician group, health plan and corporate services. Additionally, Dan held senior recruiting roles with Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. As a supervisor with Texas Children’s Hospital, he facilitated new hire process improvements using Lean and Six Sigma tools and data methods. Dan began his recruiting career with Apex Systems, Inc., a nationwide IT and engineering staffing firm based out of Richmond, Virginia.