Memorial Hospital Selects TCG for CHRO Search

CARTHAGE, IL – Memorial Hospital has selected The Christopher Group to lead their Chief Human Resources Officer search. Managing Director, Erin Merker, Recruiting Manager, Derek Woodward, and Senior Operations Manager, Matthew Duda are leading the search.

Memorial Hospital is a Critical Access Hospital located in Carthage, IL that includes the hospital, seven clinics, and a Senior Services Campus. The hospital offers 21st Century technology that is critical to patient care while reflecting the values and dedication to community which helped the original hospital open its doors in 1950. Services available at Memorial Hospital include a 24/7 emergency room (with almost 4,000 visits per year), surgical procedures, medical imaging technology, OB deliveries, and several community clinics.

The Chief Human Resources Officer is an active member of the executive leadership team reporting to the CEO. This role is tasked with both leading and partnering with senior leaders and is expected to be an organization-wide thinker. This position will be responsible for the development and implementation of HR strategic planning, tactical and operational HR initiatives, and tools that enable the organization to attract, recruit, retain, develop, and enable the exceptional talent necessary to achieve their vision, mission, and goals. The CHRO is a critical function in an effort to fuel the strategy and growth of the organization through its people, including culture, performance, and engagement.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with Memorial Hospital on this search for their next Chief Human Resources Officer,” says Erin Merker. “Their passion and dedication to healthcare in the community is inspiring.”

Founded in 1998 by Thomas and Paula Christopher (former HR Executives with GE, Pepsi, Progressive Insurance, and Citigroup), The Christopher Group (TCG) has become one of the nation’s largest and most respected boutique HR Executive Search and Staffing Solutions firms. They have created a highly specialized organization, staffed by former HR professionals and highly trained search practitioners, that utilize proprietary, scientific, and industry-leading systems, tools, and processes. As a result, 92% of all TCG searches are filled in the first two slates of candidates. With a client list that includes some of the world’s most respected companies across all industries and verticals, they are frequently asked, “What makes TCG so different and successful?”

“Our Technology, Systems, Tools, Processes, and HR Experienced Team provide a most precise and highly efficient service delivery model,” responds TCG Founder & CEO, Thomas Christopher. TCG conducts targeted searches of high performing/passive candidates, sourced from client requested companies/industries, all while completing extensive assessments and vetting to ensure an optimal fit.  From search commencement to the first day of employment, every TCG client and candidate will enjoy unparalleled, comprehensive, professional, scientific, and stress-eliminating executive search services to ensure the very best search experience.  In an industry-leading move, TCG backs all their work with full performance guarantees, in writing.