Craig Hospital (Englewood, Colorado) has retained Witt/Kieffer to conduct a national search for its next President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO). After almost 10 years of outstanding service as Craig’s CEO, Mike Fordyce has recently announced his plans for retirement.
Specializing in neuro-rehabilitation and patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI), Craig is a world-renowned rehabilitation hospital. As a free-standing national center of excellence, each year hundreds of people come from nearly every state and other countries to Craig. More than a hospital, Craig empowers lives for people and has been ranked in the top ten rehabilitation hospitals in the nation for28 consecutive yearsby U.S. News & World Report.
This is an exciting time to join Craig, as it has an outstanding brand and culture that provides a strong platform for continued success. The organization is well-positioned with a strong balance sheet and is a much sought after destination location for its world-class services. The new CEO will be stepping into a culture steeped in family-like values, with a rich history of selfless support of each other. The philanthropic support of Craig is exceptionally strong as a result of the many touching testimonies of Craig graduates.
The Craig CEO Search Committee is interested in entertaining a broad range of candidate profiles, including those who bring executive experience within a healthcare organization operating in competitive markets as well as candidates from outside healthcare who bring a passion for the Craig mission. The successful candidate will be an executive with a track record of significant accomplishments in creating an organizational culture of collaboration, innovation and strategic growth. The CEO will embrace servant leadership and will have an authentic passion for the mission and vision of Craig, while being highly visible both internally and externally in a wide variety of forums that are important to the continued success of Craig.
This executive will have the opportunity to live and work in an outstanding market where urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure. The Denver Metro area has something for everyone and is one of the country’s healthiest metro areas due to Colorado’s great weather and its abundance of recreational opportunities.
All discussions about this search will be handled in strict confidence. Please direct all inquiries, nominations, CVs or résumés to CraigCEO@wittkieffer.com.