Kristina Paudler is an associate with WK Advisors, a division of Witt/Kieffer, and is based in California. She has more than 10 years of healthcare recruitment experience and has expertise in healthcare operations related to hospitals, managed care and medical groups. Her strong business acumen and superb operational proficiency make her a reliable business partner to clients and candidates alike.
Most recently, Kristina was the director of recruitment in the healthcare division of a boutique executive search firm. In this role, she led and managed national executive search efforts for major hospitals, health systems, integrated healthcare models and independent healthcare clinics. Kristina provided insights to clients on industry and market trends and identified candidates best aligned with client requirements.
Prior to this, she held recruiting and operations management roles with SynerMed, the largest Medicaid management services organization on the West Coast, where she was responsible for corporate recruiting. Kristina began her recruiting career with Aerotek Professional Services, a top global recruiting and staffing agency.
She holds a B.S. in Applied Arts & Sciences, Kinesiology from San Diego State University.