WittKieffer Announces Launch of Leadership Advisory Practice
Firm Welcomes Susan M. Snyder to Lead Practice
WittKieffer has announced the hiring of Susan M. Snyder, a recognized executive and team development consultant, to launch the firm’s Leadership Advisory Practice.
“For more than 50 years, WittKieffer has built a reputation as a trusted partner in executive talent acquisition, serving organizations operating exclusively at the intersection of healthcare delivery, science, and education—the ‘Quality of Life’ ecosystem. We’re focused on improving quality of life through impactful leadership and are excited to expand our services to encompass executive, team, and cultural alignment and development,” says Andrew Chastain, President and Chief Executive Officer of WittKieffer. “Our firm is excited to welcome Susan to the WittKieffer team. Through her leadership, we are developing solutions to enable our clients to reach their full impact.”
Susan is a trusted advisor and experienced business leader focused on helping executives and their teams more capably and confidently navigate the complex challenges they face. Susan’s consulting expertise includes executive team development, culture definition and sustenance, talent management, and executive coaching and development. The majority of her consulting work has been in life sciences, healthcare, professional services, and large industrials.
Prior to joining WittKieffer, Susan held a variety of senior roles at a prominent global executive recruiting and consulting firm. Most recently, she was a senior client partner and global leader dedicated to executive team performance. Before that, she held key positions at the same firm overseeing North American organizational strategy, global talent and effectiveness, and North American consulting delivery. Earlier in her career, Susan held roles of increasing responsibility within a well-respected global management consultancy, including reshaping the U.S. organization to increase client impact, employee engagement, and business results.
“I am humbled and honored by the opportunity to serve within a firm so purpose-driven,” says Snyder. “WittKieffer is authentically client-centric, bringing both understanding and empathy for the ecosystem in which they serve. I am impressed with the firm’s collaborative culture and dedication to creating meaningful growth and impact not only for our clients but for our own colleagues. Together, we are creating something truly special.”