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2015 Spring Road

IL 60523 Oak Brook

United States of America

+1 888 281 13 70


  • Active since 1969
  • Number of employees unknown

Witt/Kieffer’s 45-year history began in Witt Associates, a small, boutique firm that specialized in healthcare executive search. Based in Oak Brook, IL, Witt Associates was the nation’s first executive search firm dedicated to identifying hospital leaders.

Founded in 1969, our mission is to identify outstanding leadership solutions for organizations committed to improving the quality of life. In 1995, the firm diversified its search practice to include education and not-for-profit organizations. In July 1998, Witt/Kieffer acquired Educational Management Network in Nantucket, MA and Nashville, TN, a small, but prestigious search firm specializing in education and community service and cultural organizations.

We are still the only firm among the top ten dedicated to serving healthcare, academic medicine, life sciences, higher education and not-for-profit organizations. 

Tweets from Witt/Kieffer:

  • What causes #burnout among healthcare executives? Are employers offering programs to address the phenomenon, and is… https://t.co/zv6fkyLoYi - 16 mei 2019
  • "Time to reflect is critical for presidents in an era of tremendous flux in #highereducation." Richard Metheny prov… https://t.co/V95qsOKjxV - 16 mei 2019
  • "Chief strategy officers can provide a critical voice to guide the health system in driving volume and value in a t… https://t.co/qmsegUiXgY - 16 mei 2019
  • Interim practice leader Brian Krehbiel discusses how new forms of #healthcareindustry upheaval are renewing demand… https://t.co/z2SY59yWL6 - 15 mei 2019

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