Maureen Ryan
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Maureen Ryan

Senior Client Partner
Washington DC

Maureen Ryan is a Client Partner in Korn Ferry's Washington, D.C. office, and a member of the Firm's Global Health Care Services and Diversity Practices.

Ms. Ryan has conducted searches at all levels of executive leadership for clinical and non-clinical positions in several leading health care organizations and Schools of Medicine. In addition, she has placed executives for medically-focused nonprofit organizations and associations. Recently Ms. Ryan placed the Medical Director for the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle NFL Players Retirement Plan.

Ms. Ryan joined Korn Ferry from the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., where she reported directly to the president and chief executive officer as director of patient and guest services. She launched several patient-focused advocacy programs, implemented strategy for increased patient satisfaction ratings, re-engineered emergency preparedness protocols, lead turnarounds of underperforming operational areas and coordinated support for high-profile visitors and patients.

Prior to this, Ms. Ryan was the director of executive health and international medical services for the hospital. She held the same position concurrently at Georgetown University Hospital.

Prior to joining the Washington Hospital Center, Ms. Ryan worked for Johns Hopkins Health System as a senior leader in their international services embassy and foreign military division.

Ms. Ryan began her health care career as a senior manager for physician relations and network development at the Hallmark Health System (Melrose Wakefield Hospital) in Melrose, Massachusetts. Her primary focuses were physician recruitment, physician retention and practice acquisitions.

Ms. Ryan holds a bachelor's degree in Spanish from Ohio Wesleyan University and studied law at the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America. She is a member of the Korn Ferry Global Diversity Task Force and also currently serves on the Board for the Leapfrog Group.