As a senior associate in WittKieffer’s Information Technology Practice, Wendy Kerschner understands the strategic opportunities that organizations today have to gain competitive advantage through technology, digital innovation, data and analytics, and cybersecurity. Wendy works closely with clients to understand how new leaders can spur growth and innovation.
Based in Chicago, Wendy supports the recruitment of IT and digital-focused executives for a range of healthcare organizations as well as institutions of higher education. She exhibits expertise across the spectrum of executive search stages, from candidate sourcing and interviewing to final negotiations.
Prior to joining WittKieffer, Wendy worked for a national executive recruiting firm, taking the lead on preparing, presenting and placing high-caliber candidates across a range of positions including those within healthcare and academia. She was selected by the firm’s executive leadership team to lead its internal data and research team which, among other things, designed a strategy to increase the diversity of candidate pools. Among her other previous experiences, Wendy worked as an independent executive search specialist, completing more than 50 senior-level recruitments for entrepreneurial organizations primarily in the social services sector.