Prior to forming his own search organization, Jim worked in Executive positions for A.T. Kearney Executive Search and Ward and Howell.
Before joining Ward and Howell, Jim served as President and CEO of the Catholic Health Alliance for Metropolitan Chicago.
David Ward joined Felician Services, Inc. in 2010 as Vice President and Ministry Designee.
provides support and oversight for health care, senior services and related ministries.
Prior to Felician Services, Dave served as Principal for a consulting group that focused on advancing Hurricane Katrina recovery, electronic health records and health system financing.
professional experience includes - President/CEO, Daughters
of Charity Services of New Orleans; Senior Vice President, St. Joseph Health System, Atlanta; Regional Senior Vice President/COO, Catholic Health Corporation
, Omaha; Executive Director, Illinois Association of Homes for the Aging; Commissioned Officer, US Public Health Service, Baltimore.
He is an adjunct clinical faculty member of Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine and LSU Health Sciences Center.
Dave earned a B.S. in Biology & Sociology from Allegheny College and a Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) from University of Michigan School of Public Health.
He is a licensed nursing home administrator, Fellow in the American College of Health Care Administrators and former Board member of Catholic Health Association USA.