Korn Ferry
Tom Giella

Tom Giella

Senior Client Partner, Global Sector Leader, Hospitals & Health System


Mr. Giella has conducted over 600 senior-level assignments in the health care services industry working primarily for not-for-profit health care companies in the areas of integrated delivery systems, community teaching hospitals, health insurance companies, health/medical associations, academic health centers and other health services delivery companies.

Mr. Giella specializes in C-suite placements (specifically CEO, COO, CFO, CMO, CIO and CHRO assignments).  Over his career at Korn Ferry, he has successfully completed 75 CEO assignments working closely with Boards of Directors and Search Committees.

Before his executive search career, Mr. Giella worked as a corporate bond analyst in New York for Drexel Burnham Lambert. Prior to this, he was a teacher and coach at Avon Old Farm School in Avon, Connecticut where he taught mathematics and history and coached football, wrestling and track.  

Mr. Giella is a member of Korn Ferry’s Matrix Manager’s Committee, which governs and directs the strategy and operations for Korn Ferry’s North American offices.  In addition, Mr. Giella is also actively involved in the Center for Healthcare Governance and the Scottsdale Institute.  He is also a board member of the Yale Football Association.

Mr. Giella holds a master’s in business administration from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in American history from Yale University.