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B. E. Smith Hires Carolyn Galvin as Associate Vice President, Executive Search

January 20, 2011

B. E. Smith today announced that Carolyn Galvin has joined the firm as associate vice president, executive search. Galvin, who has more than eight years of experience leading retained executive searches for healthcare organizations nationwide, will begin work at B. E. Smith immediately.

Lenexa, Kansas (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011

B. E. Smith today announced that Carolyn Galvin has joined the firm as associate vice president, executive search. Galvin, who has more than eight years of experience leading retained executive searches for healthcare organizations nationwide, will begin work at B. E. Smith immediately.

In addition to executive search experience that includes the entire C-suite, vice president and director-level positions, Galvin has led boards in strategic planning, merger discussions, joint venture negotiations, patient/physician satisfaction improvement and service line strategy development, said Kathy Noland, Ph.D., senior vice president of executive search, B. E. Smith.

“Carolyn offers a unique ability to understand market dynamics and align them with the precise needs of clients to secure the right leadership fit,” Noland said. “Her partnership approach, broad healthcare expertise and commitment to an exceptional level of customer service made her the right choice to further grow our executive search team.”

Galvin’s responsibilities at B. E. Smith include leading a team that is responsible for rigorously vetting and screening healthcare executives, to ensure a perfect fit between healthcare organization and candidates. She joins a team of seasoned executive search consultants whose placements consistently deliver tenure that far exceeds the average industry CEO tenure. For the past three years, B. E. Smith has been ranked in the top two on Modern Healthcare Magazine’s “Top 25 Executive Search Firms” listing. The firm received the No. 1 ranking in 2008.

Before joining B. E. Smith, Galvin spent 8 years as a vice president at a healthcare executive search firm in Kansas City, Mo., where she successfully led senior executive search engagements. She also brings a strong background in healthcare strategic market and business planning from her time as a senior consultant with KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP, and as a market research analyst with Saint Luke’s Health System.

Galvin holds a master of business administration degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a bachelor of science degree in journalism from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan.

About B. E. Smith:

Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers. B. E. Smith’s comprehensive suite of services includes Interim Healthcare Leadership, Permanent Executive Placements and Consulting Solutions. The company is comprised of veteran healthcare leaders who partner with each client to create a solution that uniquely fits that client’s individual needs. B. E. Smith maintains the largest database of skilled leadership and interim executive candidates in the industry and recently placed more than 600 leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.BESmith.com or call 877-802-4593.

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