Cecilia Beard is the Vice President of StarMed, a nationally recognized performance-based search firm, specializing in delivering the right healthcare talent for medical practices and health systems nationwide.
Ms. Beard is responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of the StarMed office located in St. Louis, MO. With more than 20 years of recruitment experience – spanning the entire healthcare spectrum – Ms. Beard has successfully placed many healthcare professionals and has worked with hundreds of healthcare organizations throughout the United States.
Her unwavering professionalism coupled with her deep expertise of healthcare has led to many satisfied clients and several rounds of repeat business. Ms. Beard’s clients enjoy her expansive recruitment knowledge, attention-to-fit, sense of urgency, and driven desire to succeed. In fact, for one of her more prominent engagements, Ms. Beard directly contributed to more than 200 placements at one of the nation’s most prestigious and well-recognized health systems. Additionally, she was awarded several peer-recognition awards for outstanding performance.
Ms. Beard’s experience encompasses all facets of health care recruitment including: advanced practice, clinical, physician executive and healthcare engagements for hospitals, health systems, group practices and academic institutions.
She earned her Masters in Health Administration and undergraduate degree in Health Information Management from St. Louis University.
StarMed is a Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCRN) company, a leading provider of health care workforce solutions in the United States.