Alexis Stiles leads Spencer Stuart’s North American Healthcare Practice and is a member of the firm's Board practice. Alexis specializes in recruiting C-level executives, board directors and senior-level academic health sciences leaders across the broad spectrum of healthcare services institutions, including leading hospitals, health systems, academic health sciences universities, research institutions, physician practices, payers, and other healthcare-related associations and specialty organizations.

A history of healthcare experience

  • Alexis has over 15 years of experience in professional services with over 10 years of experience in executive search. She focuses exclusively on the healthcare industry.
  • Prior to joining Spencer Stuart, Alexis was a managing director at The Advisory Board Company, a membership-based organization providing business strategy, operations and general management best practice research and analysis to the healthcare industry. In this capacity, Alexis led the company’s consulting practice with a focus on cost reduction in hospitals and health systems.
  • Alexis began her professional services career at McKinsey & Company, where she was a leader in the payer/provider practice, heading up multiple strategy and revenue growth engagements at major academic medical centers and multi-hospital systems. Earlier, Alexis held several positions at Duke University Health System.

Alexis holds postgraduate degrees from the University of Michigan, with an M.B.A from the Ross School of Business and an M.H.S.A. from the School of Public Health. She also holds a B.A. with high distinction in psychology from the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

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