Aligning organizations and executives for maximum impact

Relationships. Experience. Results.

What We Do

Recruiting that transforms

For 35 years, Kirby Partners has guided our clients as they "hire for impact" and helped accomplished executives find meaningful work


A purpose-driven partnership

We’re a retained executive search firm specializing in placing senior-level healthcare, information technology. and cybersecurity leaders at top organizations across the United States.

Our clients range from large healthcare systems to innovative corporations and consulting firms. We serve as an extension of their teams, helping them fill strategically significant director-level, VP, and C-suite positions.

Kirby Partners also provides interim leaders.

We serve as a trusted advisor to our candidates, helping them identify opportunities to enhance their careers and thrive professionally.

We’d welcome the opportunity to partner.



Kirby Partners is a leading name in senior healthcare IT executive search because of their industry knowledge, white-glove service, and the quality of the candidates they bring to clients.

Adam Tallinger

Senior Director, Huron Digital and Advisory

Kirby Partners excels at finding great talent that’s right for your organization with a very personal touch. They really excel at uncovering what motivates candidates and their personal aspirations. Their in-depth understanding of the candidates allowed us to find the right person for our organization.

Ron Fuschillo

CIO, Harris Health

Kirby Partners has been a valued strategic ally – helping us source high-achieving leaders who are great cultural fits. The Kirby Partners team maintains continuous contact with our industry’s top talent. They have the relationships and insights to help fill senior leader roles quickly and with great skill.

Jeremy Meller

CIO, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

I appreciate the time Kirby Partners invested in helping me prepare for interviews. I’ve worked with other executive recruiters, and none were as invested in my success as the Kirby Partners team. They seem genuinely engaged in finding the right match and supporting potential candidates. They are timely, thorough, and communicative, even after starting a new role.

CJ Wachs

Director, Clinical and Business Informatics, Hennepin Healthcare

Kirby Partners did a great job of listening, sourcing candidates, and helping us secure our preferred CIO candidate. The team was timely, professional, and willing to work within our parameters. Kirby Partners truly understands the technology leadership environment.

Diane Davidson

CHRO, Essentia Health


Unrivaled experience and connections

We excel at finding leaders who make transformative contributions to our clients’ organizations and stay committed for the long term.

The elements of successful partnership

The Kirby Partners team focuses on adding value and delivering results.

We pride ourselves on professionalism. At the same time, people tell us we’re “more fun” to work with than large, global executive search firms.


Unyielding Integrity

We tell the truth, honor our commitments, and do what’s right.

World-Class Service

We consistently exceed the expectations of our clients and candidates.

Continuous Growth

We constantly improve our services and operations.

Intentional Collaboration

We strive to add value to every person and situation we encounter. We acknowledge our diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

Support a woman-owned business

Kirby Partners proudly holds a woman-owned business certification from the State of Florida.

The value of partnering with a certified woman-owned business goes beyond promoting gender equality.

By supporting Kirby Partners, you’ll be:

  • Diversifying your supplier network
  • Accessing specialized expertise
  • Enhancing your corporate social responsibility efforts
  • Contributing to a more inclusive business environment