QLK announces Jake Barto as Partner

CHICAGO, June 29, 2016 -- During his time with Quick Leonard Kieffer, Jake has executed numerous senior-level search assignments, assisting healthcare systems recruit chief executive officers as well as operational, financial, and clinical leaders. Jake is skilled at delving deeply into the organizations with which he works in order to gain an understanding of their challenges, opportunities, and cultures, and his clients appreciate the transparency and forthrightness he brings to the search process.

Jake's career in executive search began in 2009 with a firm in the Chicago suburbs, where he specialized in medical device, pharmaceutical, and healthcare assignments. He then joined Quick Leonard Kieffer with a focus on conducting research and assisting partners and principals with search assignments. His contributions to the firm and his talent for search were quickly recognized, and he has continued to take on increasing responsibilities during his tenure.

Jake holds a bachelor's degree from The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.