Since 2003, Warbird has provided its national healthcare clients with a suite of Talent Acquisitions Solutions (TAS). As experts in C-Suite talent and other senior leadership roles, Warbird is uniquely qualified to provide clients both interim and full-time resourcing options.

Service Offerings
  • A vacancy in a critical role can have a profoundly detrimental impact on business operations

  • Engaging the right interim resource who can effectively perform the role while a full-time resource is identified and onboarded is a prudent strategy

  • From C-Suite to manager, Warbird has been a national leader in healthcare interim resourcing since 2003

  • Warbird’s service level agreement with Talent Acquisition is to identify and present multiple qualified candidates within 72-hours

  • Engaging a capable interim resource enables business operations continuity and minimizes the disruption and potential adverse impact of a prolonged vacancy
  • Warbird provides C-Suite retained search support for hospitals and healthcare systems
  • For non-C-Suite roles, Warbird provides contingency search support for hospitals and healthcare systems
  • Warbird continuously identifies and maintains a targeted network of healthcare talent
  • A partnership with Warbird provides healthcare organizations with an interim resource option while identifying full-time hiring options
  • From large multibillion-dollar hospital systems to Academic Medical Centers and Community and Rural hospitals, clients have engaged Warbird to fill critical positions, including C-Suite talent needs
  • Recruitment outsourcing provides healthcare organizations with access to high quality and reliable means of Talent Acquisition (TA), enabling clients to customize, control and scale costs

  • Warbird’s TA outsourcing solutions range from responsibility for the entire recruiting function to a specific department 

  • Warbird’s business success is built on its mature capability of locating the best healthcare resources across a broad range of non-clinical roles
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EVP, Talent Acquisition Solutions

Richard has spent the past 30 years of his career serving as a Human Resources, Talent Acquisition and Operations management leader. In this capacity, he has always endeavored to leverage these functions as a strategic partner with a mandate to enhance organizational effectiveness and drive business success.

Now serving as the EVP of Warbird’s Talent Acquisition Solution offerings, as a practitioner consultant, Richard advises Warbird’s Healthcare clients on their TA needs. Then together with the TA team, custom tailors scalable solutions are implemented to help clients acquire the needed resources in a cost effective and timely manner.

Prior to joining Warbird, Richard served as an HR Director for the Huron Consulting Group and supported the Accounting Advisory practice, which is now Warbird Consulting Partners. Prior to that, he spent five years as a Consultant with a Human Resources professional services firm called Flex HR. In this role, Richard assisted numerous industry-diverse clients with a broad range of HR needs. As an advisor to Executive Management, Richard guided his clients to recognize the value and realize the tangible benefits of building a strategic HR function and implementing HR best practices across a full spectrum of HR matters.

Prior to his career as an HR Consultant, Richard served as the HR Director for several start-ups and fast-paced, rapidly evolving multi-location organizations within the telecommunications, professional services and manufacturing sectors. In each of these positions he was part of the senior management team, reported to the CEO and implemented innovative ideas and solutions designed to enhance organizational effectiveness.

Throughout his career, Richard has focused on leadership development as the critical path to organizational effectiveness. He first began teaching leadership courses in 1982 while serving as an instructor at the Fort Knox Military Leadership Academy.

Since then, Richard has provided leadership development training and consulting in every organization where he has been employed. Believing there is an imperative need for authentic leadership, in addition serving as Warbird’s CAO and EVP of HR, he has launched the Imperative Leadership development program which is offered to Warbird’s clients as a value added service.

In this capacity Richard provides keynote speeches, workshops and individual leadership development consulting services to corporate clients.




Bachelor Degree, Psychology – University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Certified Instructor, Behavioral Interviewing

Certified Instructor, Crucial Conversations


Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Serves on the Advisory Board of SafeHouse Outreach, Inc. a social services not for profit



Manager, Healthcare Talent Acquisition

For the past 20 years, Sharon has been a demonstrated leader in various aspects of recruiting, business development, and team leadership. She is a nimble and tenacious problem solver, able to successfully juggle multiple priorities/projects, simultaneously with outstanding execution. Now serving as Manager of Healthcare Talent Acquisition for Warbird Talent Acquisition Solutions, Sharon partners with Warbird’s Healthcare clients to develop and execute strategies to successfully identify and recruit key mid- and senior-level resources, even for hard-to-fill priorities.

Professional Acomplishments

  • Ability to scale across a wide-range of high-volume recruiting priorities
  • Develop recruiting strategies, messaging, and follow up programs
  • Authored and administered training content for corporate initiatives and new employees including, the
    development of metrics and call scripts
  • Hire, train, mentor recruiting staff
  • Research and develop new policies and procedures for process improvement
  • Ensure HR Compliance throughout the interviewing and on-boarding process, including EEOC guidelines
  • ATS system implementation


Bachelor Degree, Managerial Science – Georgia State University

Certification, General & Civil Mediation – The University of Georgia


Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)