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ACHENTX Virtual Happy Hour Fellowship Informational Session

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Take your career to the next level!

Do you want to be recognized and valued for your knowledge and expertise, and continue to build your network? Becoming an ACHE Fellow represents your lifelong commitment to continuous performance improvement and sets you on a path to personal and professional growth. Learn more about how to become a Fellow and hear from leaders who understand the value this recognition adds to your career.

Join with your favorite beverage for a relaxed & engaging dialogue about your future as a healthcare leader.

Date:  Tuesday, January 19
Time: 5-6pm
Our guest speakers will include:

Neill Marshall
HealthSearch Partners

Stephanie Parten
Director of Executive Search
B.E. Smith

Amanda Thrash
2021 President, ACHE of North Texas
Vice President, Professional & Support Services, Texas Health Plano


Speaker Bios:

Neill Marshall has almost 30 years of experience in healthcare search and has been involved in over 600 hundred senior level assignments. He’s held leadership roles with major executive search firms and in 2017 helped co-found and is currently a partner in HealthSearch Partners the fifth largest healthcare executive search entity in the U.S.

HealthSearch Partners is the combination of CES Partners, FaithSearch Partners and Southerland Partners, creating a unique platform to provide a better executive search product.

In 2014 Marshall co-founded, Southerland Partners, an executive search firm specializing in recruiting leaders for hospitals and other healthcare organizations. Southerland Partners conducted 80 projects, 12 Chief Executive Officer, including the Chief Executive Officer searches for both Intermountain Health Care and Baptist Health in Louisville, 7 Chief Operating Officer, 9 Chief Financial Officer and numerous other executive level projects.

In 2005, Marshall founded Marshall Koll & Associates, an executive search firm specializing in recruiting leaders for healthcare organizations. In 12 years, they conducted 150 projects for their hospital clients.

Prior to Marshall Koll, Neill was a senior consultant with Witt/Kieffer in Dallas. Witt/Kieffer is the largest executive search firm in the U.S. specializing in healthcare and higher education. At the firm, he was responsible for executive search assignments for client organizations and received the firms Quality Award in 2004. While there he was involved in over 350 senior level assignments, including 50 for CEO.


As a Director of Executive Search at B.E. Smith, Stephanie Parten brings more than eight years of healthcare recruiting experience. Ms. Parten excels at client management, sourcing, interviewing and recruiting passive candidates. Her extensive network of healthcare professionals enables her to efficiently and effectively connect healthcare providers with high-performing candidates who match the organization’s unique needs and culture.

Ms. Parten brings a keen understanding of the healthcare workforce market and the many incentives driving healthcare professionals to change or advance their careers. She enjoys partnering with healthcare providers to manage turnover and leadership vacancies, as well as assisting these organizations in identifying and recruiting the ideal candidates. As a trusted healthcare recruiter, she develops strong supportive relationships with healthcare professionals and provides consultation during all states of their career.

Previously, Ms. Parten managed full cycle recruiting for B.E. Smith’s parent company, AMN Healthcare, as well as a private healthcare consulting firm. Her expertise includes hiring director level talent in areas such as care management, quality & risk, behavioral health, patient experience, population health, and nursing operations.

Ms. Parten holds a Bachelor of Business from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. She is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management



Tuesday, January 19, 2021
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm