Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Selects TCG for CPO Search

NORFOLK, VA – Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD), the leading children’s hospital in southeastern Virginia and the only free-standing children’s hospital in the state, has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Chief People Officer search. Founder & CEO, Tom Christopher and Managing Partner, Tobin Anselmi are leading the executive search.

Tom Christopher

“We are tremendously excited to have been selected to once again assist CHKD fill a critically important HR leadership role,” said Tom Christopher. “CHKD is one of the leading Children’s hospitals in the nation and helping them place a new CPO to lead their HR function is a great honor.” 

The CPO will report to the COO and oversee the strategic development, implementation, and administration of human resources programs and services to support the mission, vision, and values of CHKDs and its team members. Through the HR leadership team, the CPO will manage the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources Department, keeping senior leadership apprised of nonroutine developments. Serves as a strategic partner and consultant to the Board, senior leadership, physicians, management, and employees on people-related matters. A high level of independence in performance of the role and/or solution of problems is expected, however, demonstrated teamwork and collaboration is equally essential for successful functioning.

To learn more about this opportunity and/or The Christopher Group, please contact Tobin Anslemi at

About Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters offers a network of comprehensive pediatric services for children from birth to age 21 in more than 40 locations that stretch from Williamsburg to Elizabeth City, North Carolina l with special units for neonatal and pediatric intensive care, cancer care, acute inpatient rehabilitation, medical and surgical care, and transitional care. As a freestanding, full-service children’s hospital, every inch of the facility and all members of the medical team are devoted exclusively to the needs of young people, and the patients benefit from the full range of pediatric specialists and support services available only at freestanding children’s hospitals.

About The Christopher Group

Through its award-winning, customized HR solutions, The Christopher Group (TCG) delivers critical human capital solutions in the area of executive HR search, interim HR leaders, and HR consulting. Since 1998, TCG has served clients across all industries, locations, company sizes, and verticals. Staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners who have sat in the job, TCG has been named one of the Fastest-Growing and Best Non-Profit and Diversity Executive Recruiting Firms by Hunt Scanlon as well as Forbes’ 2019, 2020, & 2021 list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms.