WASHINGTON DC, AUGUST 13, 2019 – Odgers Berndtson, a top-six global executive search firm, is pleased to announce that Maureen Ryan has joined as a Partner in its Healthcare Practice, where she will lead the US Health Systems team. A former international health systems executive, Ms. Ryan works with boards and executive teams to custom-build comprehensive talent strategies. She will also be a member of Odgers Berndtson’s Board and CEO Practices and based out of the Washington, DC office.

“We are delighted to bolster our capabilities in the healthcare and academic medical space,” said Steve Potter, CEO of Odgers Berndtson US. “Maureen has significant track records as both a recruiter and hospital administrator, and we’re excited to have her on our team.”

Ms. Ryan joins Odgers Berndtson from Korn Ferry, where she recruited high-level executives in the healthcare, higher education, and nonprofit spaces. She also advised clients on how to optimize their board diversity and governance best practices. Earlier in her career, Ms. Ryan was a hospital administrator who created patient experience and advocacy programs in a number of organizations, including Johns Hopkins Health System, MedStar Health, and Hallmark Health.

She holds a BA from Ohio Wesleyan University and studied law at Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America. She is a national advocate for hospital quality and safety and a Board member of the Leapfrog Group.

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