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Major Texas Healthcare COO Search Awarded to HealthSearch Partners


DALLAS, TX — November 1, 2018 — A major healthcare executive search has been awarded to
HealthSearch Partners, the recently formed firm dedicated to securing transformational leadership
for mission-minded healthcare organizations.

The search for the Chief Operating Officer of the CHI Texas Division has started under the direction
of Keith C. Southerland, HealthSearch Board Chair, Ed Fry, HealthSearch President/CEO, and Laura A.
Conley, HealthSearch Vice President.

The CHI Texas Division position will oversee three markets: CHI St. Luke’s Health including the Texas
Heart Institute, CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial, and CHI St Joseph Health. The Chief Operating
Officer will be responsible for 16 hospitals, three long-term care facilities, nine emergency centers,
four urgent care units, diagnostic and treatment center and several medical group practices.

HealthSearch Partners was formed by the joining together of Chicago based CES Partners, Ltd. and
Dallas based firms of FaithSearch Partners and Southerland Partners. Together, the three firms have a
combined experience of over 3100 managed searches including over 500 CEO searches with a 98 %
success rate and represent over 130 years of search experience.

Additional information regarding HealthSearch Partners can be found on its website at


Additional Information:

Wiley N. Carr, LFACHE
Office: (502) 243-0277
Mobile: (502)550-9346