Managing Director


Sara Connolly is a Managing Director with Diversified Search’s Healthcare Practice. She has been with the company for twelve years and has conducted searches on behalf of clients including major not-for-profit Catholic health systems, academic medical centers, community hospitals, publicly traded companies and consulting organizations. Ms. Connolly has worked on senior executive searches to include Board members; President and Chief Executive Officer; Chief Operating Officer; Chief Medical Officer; Chief Financial Officer; Chief Human Resources Officer; and numerous searches at the Senior Vice President and Vice President level in the areas of patient safety, information technology, health policy, diversity, and marketing, amongst others. She has had extensive experience in developing and executing search strategies, sourcing, screening and interviewing potential candidates, and facilitating executive and governance-related search processes.

Prior to her career in executive search, Ms. Connolly served as a social worker in children’s services agencies in both the UK and the United States.



BS, Philosophy, University of Hull, UK.

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