Vice President & Senior Associate


Kari is a Vice President and Senior Associate in the Healthcare practice. She brings over 25 years of progressive healthcare search and consulting experience with several top-tier firms, as well as running her own consulting firm specializing in retained physician search. In addition to co-leading numerous c-suite searches in the health provider space, Kari brings extensive experience and expertise in physician executive and medical group management searches. She is known for bringing quick focus to assignments with a keen understanding of organizational dynamics, candidate assessment and capturing relevant market intelligence. She has additional expertise in coaching, personality and organizational assessment and is a certified Meyers Briggs Type Indicator practitioner. Before her search career, Kari was a small-market television reporter for four years. Prior to joining Diversified, Kari completed her licensing in clinical counseling. Previously, she has worked with such firms as Witt Kieffer and Cejka and Company.



University of Missouri - Columbia, MO - Bachelor’s of Journalism - Broadcast

St. Louis University - St. Louis, MO - Master’s of Social Work - Clinical track

Additional certification: Myers Briggs Type Indicator; Gestalt Therapy; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

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