Heidi Leeds is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s Stamford office, and a member of the Firm’s Global Healthcare Services Practice and Board & CEO Services Practice.
Ms. Leeds focuses on the recruitment of senior executives for healthcare services companies, primarily payor and provider related, including a wide range of healthcare technology organizations. She also has an expertise in recruiting physician executives. Her client relationships include public and private domestic and global companies, not-for-profit organizations and start-up and venture backed companies.
Prior to joining Korn/Ferry in 1997, Ms. Leeds was with the Stamford Health System, a multi-hospital system, serving as the Director of Managed Care and the Executive Director of its affiliated 300 member Physician-Hospital Organization.
Earlier, she worked for US Healthcare (now Aetna), where she initially focused on network development before moving to the government relations/public affairs function. Ms. Leeds also served as Director of Network Development for a start-up multi-site, primary care physician organization in Manhattan.
Ms. Leeds began her professional career at the Massachusetts House of Representatives, where she was the Staff Director for the legislature’s Committee on Health Care.
She sits on the Board of the Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health.
Ms. Leeds received a master’s in business administration from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s of science in psychology and political science from Union College.