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 to thrive.

In the 25 years since leaving the bedside, Christine has built an impressive record in executive search, leading and completing multiple search assignments for C-suite executives in all sectors of healthcare, including integrated delivery systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, and group practices.  She is viewed as a confidant to the Board of Directors and a valued advisor to the CEO and senior team. For the past 20 years before joining Phillips DiPisa, Christine was a partner at a national executive search firm.

Her experiences give her an exceptionally strong understanding of healthcare issues and trends within the acute care environment and the traits and skill sets that today’s executives need to lead healthcare organizations. Her leadership abilities contribute to Phillips DiPisa’s culture of outstanding client service.

Christine has a BSN in nursing from Saint Louis University, and an MBA with a focus on healthcare management from Washington University in St. Louis – Olin Business School.