Chief Executive Officer
Roger Quick is President and Chief Executive Officer of Quick Leonard Kieffer International.
Prior to forming QLK, Roger was President of Norman Broadbent International, one of the largest search firms in the world. Before joining Norman Broadbent as Head of its Health Care Practice, Roger was the Managing Partner of Healthcare for Korn/Ferry International. He has conducted hundreds of assignments for prominent hospitals and healthcare systems.
Before embarking on a successful career in executive search, Roger served as the Executive Vice President of the Illinois Hospital Association for eight years. Prior to that, he spent seven years as the Chief Lobbyist and spokesperson for the state’s 250-plus hospitals with legislators in Springfield, Illinois and Washington, DC.
In addition, Roger served as the President of the Illinois Hospital’s Research and Educational Foundation. He is also the former Chairman of the American Cancer Society for the State of Illinois and a member of the National Board of Trustees of the American Cancer Society. In 2005, Roger chaired Smoke Free Chicago, an effort that led to the City Council passing an ordinance that prohibits smoking in public areas. In 2006, he chaired Smoke Free Illinois, a successful effort that banned smoking in public places throughout the state. As a result, Roger was the recipient of the American Cancer Society’s St. George Award, the highest honor awarded to a volunteer. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer’s Association. In 2012, Roger served on the Presidential Transition Committee (Governor Romney) and led healthcare cabinet searches.