EVP, Talent Acquisition Solutions
Since 2003, Warbird has provided its national healthcare clients with a suite of Talent Acquisitions Solutions (TAS). Whether healthcare organizations require interim resourcing, direct placement or recruitment outsourcing options, Warbird is uniquely qualified to deliver comprehensive OnDemand™ talent.
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EVP, Talent Acquisition Solutions
Richard has spent the past 30 years of his career serving as a Human Resources, Talent Acquisition and Operations management leader. In this capacity, he has always endeavored to leverage these functions as a strategic partner with a mandate to enhance organizational effectiveness and drive business success.
Now serving as the EVP of Warbird’s Talent Acquisition Solution offerings, as a practitioner consultant, Richard advises Warbird’s Healthcare clients on their TA needs. Then together with the TA team, custom tailors scalable solutions are implemented to help clients acquire the needed resources in a cost effective and timely manner.
Prior to joining Warbird, Richard served as an HR Director for the Huron Consulting Group and supported the Accounting Advisory practice, which is now Warbird Consulting Partners. Prior to that, he spent five years as a Consultant with a Human Resources professional services firm called Flex HR. In this role, Richard assisted numerous industry-diverse clients with a broad range of HR needs. As an advisor to Executive Management, Richard guided his clients to recognize the value and realize the tangible benefits of building a strategic HR function and implementing HR best practices across a full spectrum of HR matters.
Prior to his career as an HR Consultant, Richard served as the HR Director for several start-ups and fast-paced, rapidly evolving multi-location organizations within the telecommunications, professional services and manufacturing sectors. In each of these positions he was part of the senior management team, reported to the CEO and implemented innovative ideas and solutions designed to enhance organizational effectiveness.
Throughout his career, Richard has focused on leadership development as the critical path to organizational effectiveness. He first began teaching leadership courses in 1982 while serving as an instructor at the Fort Knox Military Leadership Academy.
Since then, Richard has provided leadership development training and consulting in every organization where he has been employed. Believing there is an imperative need for authentic leadership, in addition serving as Warbird’s CAO and EVP of HR, he has launched the Imperative Leadership development program which is offered to Warbird’s clients as a value added service.
In this capacity Richard provides keynote speeches, workshops and individual leadership development consulting services to corporate clients.
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS
Bachelor Degree, Psychology – University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Certified Instructor, Behavioral Interviewing
Certified Instructor, Crucial Conversations
Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
Serves on the Advisory Board of SafeHouse Outreach, Inc. a social services not for profit
Director, Talent Acquisition Solutions
Kerri has almost 20 years experience in the Talent Acquisition space as an integral team member with several staffing agencies and consulting firms as well as leading recruiting teams for many large corporations.
This is Kerri’s 3rd time joining the Warbird team: the 1st was in 2007 where she recruited executive level finance and accounting professionals for client projects; then in 2014 where she had similar responsibilities plus leading a team of recruiters. She joins Warbird again, this time to lead the recruiting team’s efforts for interim project work in the nationwide Healthcare practice which includes CFO/financial, revenue cycle and IT service lines.
Kerri has a keen knowledge of managing high performing teams, strategizing with executive leaders, consulting with hiring managers and human resource partners and sourcing and recruiting stellar candidates. She has successfully managed relationships at all levels between client/hiring manager and the job seeker throughout the interview process to ensure timely and effective placements. She is a Talent Acquisition leader with a successful track record of leading change initiatives, improving processes and operational metrics, exceeding goals and managing staff.
Kerri grew up on Long Island in New York, attended University of Maryland for 3 years then transferred and earned her Bachelors’ degree in Finance from Hofstra University. She lives in Atlanta, since 1995, and enjoys spending time with her husband Michael.
Managing Director, Revenue Cycle Solutions
With over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Joe is a committed, results-oriented financial leader with a history of delivering complex solutions, revenue and cost-reduction initiatives valued in the millions. He has a proven ability to align and lead cross-functional disciplines to optimize performance and achieve success in both start-up and growth industries. Joe is particularly successful at building and leveraging relationships to facilitate change, realize growth and improve ROI. He has significant healthcare domain expertise in provider, payer, HIE, pharmaceutical and life science industries.
Before he joined Warbird Consulting Partners, Joe served as Sr. Director Consulting & Principal Director Interim Leadership at nThrive, where he developed growth strategies resulting in increased revenue and margin, developed client relationships and infrastructure, and developed solution offerings in response to client and market demands. Prior to that, he was Sr. Vice President of Operations at Health Revenue Assurance Associates, where he developed a scalable corporate structure and managed daily operations for a leading provider of revenue cycle consulting and software solutions.
Joe earned his BA from St. Francis University and his MA in Administration from Rider University.
Director of Business Development
Laurie is a client focused, results oriented sales professional, with significant experience driving strategy across all industries. She has a diverse and successful corporate background of experience in global sales, Tier 1account management, facilitating contracts, and leading business transformation.
Laurie’s strengths include: excellent account leadership, driving ROI, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and a proven ability to quickly grasp client needs and implement successful targeted plans involving people, process and technology.