Diane D. Smith
Diane D. Smith, RN, BSN, is a consultant with WK Advisors, a division of Witt/Kieffer. She joins Witt/Kieffer with more than 15 years of progressive experience in various healthcare settings, consulting and recruitment. Diane identifies top leaders for hospitals, health systems, managed care organizations, insurance companies and other health-related organizations.
Most recently, Diane was an assistant vice president with a national executive search firm specializing in recruiting healthcare executives. In this role, she handled execution of retained searches in academia and for hospitals and health systems. Prior to this, Diane was the director of career services with the American Association for Physician Leadership, a professional organization focused on leadership education and management training for the physician workforce. She also served as a principal in the healthcare practice of an international executive search firm and began her career as a clinical professional, holding leadership roles in home care and long-term acute care facilities.
Diane is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, American College of Healthcare Executives, the Association of Executive Search Consultants and the Fibromuscular Dysplasia Society of America. A native to the Northeast, she is active in a number of community organizations.
B.S.N., Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY