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Michael Leonard

Senior Director, Healthcare


Professional Background

Mike Leonard is co-founder/leader of the healthcare practice at Klein Hersh International. The healthcare practice operates at the epicenter of the industry, helping dynamic organizations on the cutting edge of innovation to recruit bold executive leaders. Whether it is healthcare-focused venture capital (VC) or private equity (PE) firms looking to grow the C-suite of their portfolio companies, to transformative healthcare technology and services businesses needing to expand their leadership bench, the Klein Hersh healthcare practice is to the go-to executive search partner.

As the co-leader of the healthcare practice, Michael’s responsibilities include:

  • Partnering with healthcare-focused VC and PE investors and innovative healthcare technology and services organizations on the recruitment of executive leaders – from the vice-president level through the C-suite. Working alongside his co-practice leader Michael Frank and Matt Azarva, Mike identifies the top talent that propels healthcare forward.

Mike joined Klein Hersh in 2009. He is a member of the Delaware Valley Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS).

Michael Leonard


Personal Snapshot:

Prior to Klein Hersh Mike earned his B.S. in Business and Marketing at Ursinus College. He lives in the Fairmount section of Philadelphia with his wife of 5+ years Leigh, daughters Ryley & Jordan (3yrs & 10mos old), and rescue dog Kali who is a 10 year old lab/pit mix.

On the weekends, you can generally find him searching for babysitters so he can enjoy the many benefits of city living (restaurants, bars, beer gardens & parks). He enjoys all outdoor activities, including biking, running and skiing, and loves to travel.

Recent Placements

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Chief Clinical Officer
  • Chief Product Officer
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Chief Commercial Officer
  • Chief Population Health Officer
  • Chairman of the Board
  • Managing Director, Services
  • Senior Vice President of Sales
  • Senior Vice President of Product
  • General Manager, MSK Practice
  • Global Head of Operations
  • Head of North American Sales
  • Head of Marketing