Managing Director


Lyn Brennan joined Diversified Search as a Managing Director in the Healthcare Services practice in 2017, based in the New York office. Lyn began her career in search in 1998 as a Vice President and Director at Isaacson Miller in Boston. Specializing in the healthcare provider and not-for-profit sectors, she subsequently worked in similar roles at Amrop Battalia Winston and, most recently, at Heidrick & Struggles. Over the course of her executive search career she has developed deep expertise in leadership searches (CEO, COO, CFO, etc.) searches in academic medical and has served such renowned clients as NYU Langone Medical Center, the University of Utah Health Sciences, Ohio State Wexner Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine, Rady Children’s Hospital and the University of Miami Health System. She has also completed CEO searches for Alameda Health System and Zuckerberg San Francisco General. With over 30 years experience as clinician, management consultant and executive search consultant, Lyn brings unique perspectives to her work. Her clients view her as a trusted advisor and return to her time and again for their leadership needs.

Prior to her career in executive search, Lyn, a registered nurse with degrees from both Georgetown and New York University, worked as a practice leader in healthcare operations at Ernst & Young, as a director of healthcare operations and quality at Coopers & Lybrand, and as a Senior Consultant for Healthcare Operations Improvement and Reengineering for CSC-APM.

MA, Nursing Administration, New York University
BS, Nursing, Georgetown University 

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