Kirby Partners Celebrates 34 Years of Executive Search Excellence

Posted on 01-31-2023
34 years as executive search firm

We are proud to be celebrating 34 years as the nation’s premier healthcare technology executive search firm.

Since 1989, Kirby Partners has been the trusted retained executive search partner for leading healthcare systems, consulting firms, and corporations. Kirby Partners specializes in filling Director level and above positions. The team regularly helps organizations hire CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, CMIOs, and other senior healthcare technology leaders.   

Kirby Partners is a certified woman-owned business. The company has received industry recognition, including appearing on Forbes’ “America’s Best Executive Search Firms” list multiple times.

In 2020,  Judy Kirby received the “CHIME Foundation Industry Leader Award”.  Judy was also awarded the 2010 CHIME Collaboration Award for writing the book “Making I.T. Known: Marketing Strategies and Case Studies in the Healthcare Environment” with co-authors Steve Bennett and Chuck Christian. 

Industry-leading healthcare technology recruiting expertise

Judy Kirby, CEO of Kirby Partners, said, “One of the costliest expenses healthcare organizations face is hiring the wrong people. That’s why we’ve created a seamless process for finding our clients exceptional candidates who will deliver results and thrive. Because we focus exclusively on healthcare technology and cybersecurity, we know the market and can provide strategic insights about the candidate pool. Over the last 34 years, we’ve had the privilege of placing leaders into some of the most prestigious healthcare organizations in the country.”  

The company has experienced significant growth.  In addition to retained healthcare technology executive search, Kirby Partners places interim leaders at healthcare organizations to help them manage unexpected leadership vacancies. Kirby Partners also provides career coaching for executive job seekers. In partnership with Ouellette & Associates, Kirby Partners offers the Healthcare TechLX, a comprehensive leadership development experience for IT leaders.   

“We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our candidates and clients,” said Bryan Kirby, Vice President of Kirby Partners. “Many organizations are finding it easier than ever to access candidates. However, access doesn’t guarantee excellence. Our clients rely on us to employ a complete and inclusive approach to finding them the best candidates, usually within 45 business days. With our more than thirty years of experience, we’re uniquely positioned to serve as strategic advisors for our clients.  It’s also incredibly gratifying to help candidates achieve their goals, particularly in situations where we’re able to find them their ideal position that also brings them home to family.” 

From the entire Kirby Partners team, we thank you for your continued support and partnership.

We look forward to continuing to serve you in the years to come as your trusted healthcare technology executive search firm.

If we can help you fill a critical executive position on your team, please contact us.

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