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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Tricia Lafond

Tricia Lafond advises a diverse group of clients as they adopt new payment and care delivery systems around Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and population health metrics. With more than 15 years of healthcare sector and executive search experience, Tricia works closely with all types of hospitals and health systems, including academic medical centers, medical groups,...

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Kathleen Lennon

Kathleen Lennon has more than 30 years of leadership expertise with 10 years in executive search. She has conducted CEO, COO, CIO, CMIO, CFO, CHRO, and Physician searches for leading hospitals, healthcare systems, academic medical centers and universities, not-for-profit healthcare organizations, physician practices, payors and other healthcare-related associations, and specialty organizations. Kathleen also brings 25...

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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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Katie Mazzuckelli

Director, Research

Katie Mazzuckelli has helped place professionals in a wide array of healthcare positions during her career in the executive search field. Calling on her early-career experience in the healthcare information technology arena, Katie has built an impressive roster of successful IT-related searches, ensuring that entities relying on comprehensive data-driven health metrics have capable CIOs and...

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Mary Newell

Vice President, Operations

Mary Newell is a seasoned operations executive with more than 25 years of experience leading day-to-day operations to support the growth and add to the bottom line of organizations. She has extensive experience in strategic planning and directing all aspects of a company’s operations in support of its goals. Prior to joining Phillips DiPisa, Mary...

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Aaron Mitra

Aaron Mitra brings more than 20 years of healthcare management experience to executive search. As a highly accomplished healthcare consultant, Aaron worked with hospitals and health systems to develop overall strategy and to provide guidance on organizational design. In addition to his deep knowledge of healthcare strategy and operations, Aaron possesses expertise in revenue cycle...

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Anne Neubauer

Anne Neubauer is a Consultant with Phillips DiPisa, Southern California office. Anne’s executive search experience spans over twenty years and continues to focus on senior physician/scientist leadership recruitment within academic medicine, not-for-profit biological sciences research institutes, and the biopharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Phillips DiPisa & Associates, Anne held positions of increasing responsibility at leading...

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Jennifer L. Schaulin

Jennifer Schaulin’s approach to executive search is built on a broad-based foundation of healthcare knowledge, from advanced sales experience in the medical market to corporate and consumer training. Her experience allows her to assess and resolve the complexities of the executive searches she has conducted over the past 13 years on behalf of academic medical...

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Daniel Phillips


Founder Daniel Phillips brings a rich history of healthcare leadership experience to every executive search and every client relationship. With an extensive background in healthcare recruiting, information technology and finance, he offers expert counsel on many human capital and resource issues. They include organizational structure, position definition, compensation packages, employee retention and other critical issues....

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Beth Ross

Beth Ross brings a keen ability to understand a client’s needs and to ensure that the organizational structure, position, and expected definition of success are well articulated and made compelling to prospective candidates. With more than 20 years’ experience, Beth has great business savvy that affords her the ability to understand the nuance and application...