The #1 Search Firm for Directors of Surgical Services

We tailor our solutions to solving the leadership challenge of surgical services by recognizing the myriad stakeholders within hospitals and surgery centers. Our business model integrates retained executive search with interim or consulting placement based on each client's unique requirements. We are dedicated to ensuring that new leaders, executive teams, surgeons, and staff receive candidates who can successfully meet their business and patient needs.

John Vannelli

Director of Sales

Greg Masson

Client Partner

Brian Ulasewicz

Client Partner

Kent Van Vleet

Client Partner

Jim Carver

Client Partner

Jon Roberts

Client Partner

Tyler Leonard

Client Partner

Chris Harter

Client Partner

Caitlin Krasner

Client Partner

Eric Schwindt

Client Partner

Rachel Butt

Client Partner

Christina Shapalis

Senior Portfolio Manager

Ashley Lloyd

Portfolio Manager

Austin Caswell

Portfolio Manager

Sam Starrett

Portfolio Manager

Zach Parker

Manager - Interim Department

Carlee Norquist

Recruiter - Interim Department

Heather Gilligan

Onboarding Specialist - Interim Department

Zach Pelletier

Consulting Services Business Development

Michael Heavener

Director of Operations

Eric Standridge

Controller

Sarah Masters

Marketing Manager

Carisa Brewster

Writer & Media Relations

Support Team

Frank Chappell
503.445.1044 | frank.chappell@whitmanpartners.com

Alex Pakula
503.445.1044 | alex.pakula@whitmanpartners.com

Cole Linhart
503.445.1044 | cole.linhart@whitmanpartners.com

Interims Out in the Field

Dee Boshaw

OR Manager

Kevin Fitzpatrick

Perioperative Consultant

Charlotte McDonald

Director of Surgical Services

Sherie Ponting

Perioperative Educator

Ora Wood

Robotics Consultant

Karen Callahan

OR Clinical Operations Manager

Jordann Gilmer

Clinical OR Manager

Darlene Dierkes

Clinical OR Manager

Jane Drolet

Director of Surgical Services

Sheila Waddle

Director of Surgical Services

Diana Potenza

Director of Surgical Services

Susan Blues

Nurse Manager OR and Trauma

Rene Holden

OR Educator

Ernie Nichols

SPD Manager

Clinton O'Dell

SPD Manager

Rosie Ross

Manager of Surgical Services

Thomas Fields

Director of Surgical Services

David Binkley

Senior Director of Perioperative Services

Tammy Blackburn

ASC Nurse Manager

Karen Sulzman

Pre-op/PACU Manager

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Nichole LaMotte

Clinical Operations Manager

Becky Klungreseter

Director of Perioperative Services

Clarence Waugh

SPD Tech

Dwane Narcis

SPD Tech

Laurie Sullivan

Perioperative Educator

Chuck Dawson

Director of Surgical Services