Our team includes former healthcare executives and managers unmatched in industry expertise and experience. We are focused 100% on executive search and consulting for our healthcare and life sciences clients.

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Mondy Azulphar

Mondy Azulphar combines research and social media skills to provide support on Phillips DiPisa’s executive search engagements. She is active in all aspects of the company’s search process, from analyzing marketplace trends pre-search, to conducting outreach to prospective candidates and assisting in the selection of the candidate pool. Mondy’s data-driven insight helps Phillips DiPisa’s search...

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Marcel Barbey

Marcel Barbey brings an unparalleled customer-centric focus to all of the executive searches which he manages, yet his strongest focus and one at which he has demonstrated success over the past 20-years is his ability to fulfill medical staff needs. Melding a facility’s senior team with key physician staff – and the downstream effect of...

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Christine Mackey-Ross

Lead Executive Partner – West

Christine Mackey-Ross is the Lead Executive Partner – West of Phillips DiPisa. Christine’s expertise in executive-level retained searches is built on a solid, hands-on healthcare foundation. A former oncology clinical nurse specialist and nursing administrator, Christine understands not only the fundamental nature of caregiving but also the culture and environments that allow caregivers and institutions...

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Claire E. Connolly

As healthcare systems expand to encompass the entire continuum of care, seasoned management recruitment veterans like Claire Connolly, with more than 25 years of experience throughout the spectrum of care, become even more valuable. Throughout her career, Claire has enjoyed success in recruiting various healthcare professionals but has gained a strong reputation for the niche...

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Michael J. Corey

Partner Chicago

Mike Corey brings more than 20 years of senior-level executive search experience in community healthcare systems, academic medical centers, medical group management, associations, and leadership for not-for-profit organizations. As a former hospital COO, Mike draws from his extensive knowledge of the healthcare industry to serve clients as a trusted advisor. With expertise in academic, community,...

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Ralph DiPisa

Partner Boston

Ralph DiPisa draws on 20 years of management, leadership and business development experience in his service to clients as a trusted advisor and partner. As a former hospital CEO, Ralph offers valuable perspective to Phillips DiPisa clients. He understands what boards expect of their CEOs, what CEOs expect of their senior management team and what...

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Todd W. Drometer

Lead Executive Partner – East

Todd Drometer’s background combines strong experience in healthcare executive search with distinguished work in healthcare consulting. Joining Phillips DiPisa in 2013, Todd has extensive experience conducting senior-level searches for the array of health-related entities, from academic medical centers, to community hospitals, to hospital systems, to medical groups and payors. In addition to a deep knowledge...

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Nicole Gakidis

Nicole Gakidis is an executive search consultant with a successful track record of identifying and selecting highly qualified candidates for healthcare, human services, education, social justice, and arts and cultural nonprofits. She specializes in leadership positions in non-profit management, philanthropy, advancement, marketing, and business development. As a former Corporate Communications executive, Nicole offers her clients...

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Michele D. Hoyt

Michele Hoyt has more than 30 years of senior-level executive search experience and 15 years of expertise in leadership recruitment for healthcare systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, not-for-profit healthcare organizations, and physician practices. As a highly accomplished corporate and HR leader with extensive knowledge of the healthcare sector, Michele offers her clients invaluable insight...

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Ira J. Isaacson, MD, MBA

Partner Atlanta

Ira’s executive search and leadership consulting experience spans twenty-two years and focuses on the recruitment of physicians and/or scientists who serve as senior leaders in academic healthcare, research institutions, and the biopharmaceutical industry. Ira’s unique niche in the identification, recruitment, and development of both current and future physician/scientist leaders has allowed him to develop a...