Cowen Partners Executive Search announced today Travis O’Conner has joined the organization as Managing Director of Recruiting within the Healthcare solutions practice area. Mr. O’Conner will serve as a senior advisor to clients in the executive recruitment process while also providing guidance on talent and recruitment best practices.

Prior to joining Cowen Partners, Mr. O’Conner was a Partner & Executive Recruiter with a boutique healthcare search firm primarily dedicated to inpatient and outpatient surgery. Throughout his highly successful career, Mr. O’Conner has performed searches for roles ranging from Manager to Chief Executive Officer with clients of all shapes and sizes, including small critical access hospitals to world renowned academic medical centers. 

“We are honored that Mr. O’Conner has chosen to join Cowen Partners and we look forward to building our healthcare executive search practice around him,” said Shawn Cole, Cowen Partners President and Founding Partner. 

“Travis brings deep industry knowledge, strong executive search experience, and broad relationships that will be of great benefit to our evolving healthcare executive search solutions,” said Ash Wendt, Cowen Partners President and Founding Partner. 

According to the American Hospital Association, there are nearly 5,534 registered hospitals in the United States with more than 894,574 beds. 

“I am happy to join Cowen Partners as the organization’s healthcare executive search offerings continue to grow in scope and importance,” said Mr. O’Conner. “The healthcare industry faces unprecedented challenges from a rapidly changing marketplace and it needs better solutions. I’m excited to pair my industry knowledge with Cowen Partners’ experienced team and premier executive search solutions,” said Mr. O’Conner.

SOURCE: Cowen Partners