Pamela Baird leads the firm’s office, based in North Eastern Ohio. She advises clients on leadership development, market trends, the broader talent acquisition agenda, combining her insights, experience and business acumen to effect sustainable change. Pamela helps healthcare clients that include Hospital Delivery Systems (acute, ambulatory, home healthcare & hospice, mental health). Her clients range from Fortune 500 organizations, regional systems, to small entrepreneurial ventures within the healthcare industry with a focus on med to senior leadership, strategic initiative talent (business development, marketing and technology integration) and sales force development.
Prior to launching her first search firm, she has held positions with national nursing home chains, Nestle Clinical Nutrition (a Baxter JV). Most recently, before this venture, she held a senior level strategy position for a mental health residential farm community and completed human resource and marketing referral strategy consulting projects for a nursing home chain and a telehealth company.
Pamela is an international traveler, sports woman and mother of two teenage boys. She empowers woman entrepreneurs in a church small group is a member of IBM, a ministry alliance. She has the ability not only to navigate but to anticipate change with high energy, professionalism, passion, resourcefulness and determination, bring a sense of optimism and urgency.
Pamela earned an Executive Master of Business Administration in healthcare from Baldwin Wallace University. She currently serves on a Healthcare Advisory Board for her alma matter in addition to a council member for the MBA Association. She is a certified Brain Health Coach thru Amen University. She is a member of Healthcare Executives and the American Hospital Association.
Pamela knows healthcare. She possesses a depth and breadth of the system, having worked in or partnered with every market channel. While living in Wisconsin, she held an adjunct faculty position in a healthcare degree program (UIU), and has held Non-Profit Board positions, such as Passion for Change, “Go Red for Woman”, and a prior Trustee for her church.
"Pamela is a consummate professional who thoroughly understands the strengths and objectives of both her business clients and candidates, and positions both for success. Always candid, responsive, and genuine, Pamela is a delight to work with and a true champion to all her clients."
"Integrity. Professionalism. Passion. These are descripts of Pamela Baird and the foundation she brings to the table in aligning people, professions and organizations. All for best match, balance and results! These are also characteristics of successful, results-driven, hard-working individuals. As is Pamela! In the time that I’ve known her, I’ve not only been inspired by Pamela’s quest to truly understand the wants and needs of her clients, I’m amazed at the level of commitment she shows to her community. Not one to just "talk the talk,” Pamela really does “walk the talk” in support of causes and services that reach key healthcare consumers and caregivers, and in giving her time and resources to making a positive difference. It really is my honor to recommend Pamela and her organization for consideration."
"If you are looking for your next organizational leader, I strongly recommend Pamela Baird. Whether it's a CEO, Sales VP or Marketing Director, or a sales professional, she is your premier resource. Pamela is a consummate professional. She is passionate, warm, and dedicated to finding the best talent available. Her experience in that area and her systematic lens provide insight and understanding to your needs as well as the dynamics of the industry. I could not more highly recommend a more consummate professional. Pamela's ability to understand corporate cultures allows her to place the right person in the right seat and to work directly with hiring managers and board of directors. "
"Pamela is the consummate professional. She is hard working, detail orientated, savvy and very much people orientated. I have known Pamela for many years in her role as an executive and sales recruiter primarily in healthcare. She knows her clients, their markets and via her networks, is very connected with many individuals either in the executive or candidate ranks. On a personal note, she is witty, intelligent, ethical and compassionate, caring greatly about her friends and family. It is an honor and a privilege to know her and to have worked with her."