Brian Barton brings diverse and expansive healthcare experience to his client work as a member of the Healthcare Practice. Based in the Chicago office, Brian has more than a decade of search experience, helping organizations across the healthcare sector to identify and recruit next-generation CEOs and other senior leaders, including chief medical officers and executives in operations, finance, information technology and strategy.

Extensive healthcare expertise

  • Brian’s work has had an emphasis on clinical integration, service line development and service excellence for a wide range of healthcare clients, including hospitals and health systems, academic institutions, physician group practices and healthcare associations.
  • Brian joins Spencer Stuart from another global executive search firm, where he was a core member of the healthcare services practice. Previously, Brian served as a partner in a boutique healthcare search firm, where he conducted numerous senior-level assignments for healthcare providers.
  • He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

Brian received a bachelor’s degree in history from John Carroll University, and serves on the board of the university’s Chicago alumni chapter. He is currently studying for his master’s degree in organizational leadership.

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