Senior Recruiter | Healthcare Innovation
Chanté Thurmond is a Senior Recruiter with ThinkingAhead Executive Search and is part of the Healthcare Innovation team of national experts; her office is located in Evanston, IL. ThinkingAhead is consistently recognized in the “Top 25” of Modern Healthcare’s annual list of “Largest Healthcare Executive Search Firms.”
Chanté excels at partnering with Digital Health Innovation companies and Frontier B2B Tech early-stage startups who need to build out new teams in order to be competitive in their marketplace and/or have niche hiring needs. She brings expertise in a variety of highly sought after areas including: Product Development, Population Health, Data Analytics, Informatics, Implementation, UI/UX, BD/Sales and Strategic Partnerships.
Chanté’s passions and interests are at the intersection of Human Performance Improvement, Diversity & Inclusion, Social Impact, Gender Parity, and Mindfulness. She is also Founder & Executive Producer of The Darkest Horse, a new podcast that spotlights women, minorities and underrepresented leaders in tech who are beating the odds.
Prior to ThinkingAhead, Chanté was a top-performing headhunter with two smaller, executive search firms where she specialized in recruiting talent for enterprise healthcare solution companies.
Her professional background entails 15-years of healthcare, business management and organizational leadership development. Chanté began her career in the community and public health sectors — working for two of the largest nonprofit healthcare organizations in the world. Much of her former work focused on developing patient-centered programming and cultivating strategic alliances between public and private sector healthcare leaders.
She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Mount Mercy University and a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership & Healthcare from St. Catherine University in Saint Paul, MN.
Chanté’s number one priority is her family; she’s the proud mother of precocious, 3.5 year-old twin boys who share her love of learning and asking outrageous questions. Chanté credits her better half, Gerald, for keeping their family on-time and grounded. She and her family reside on Chicago’s beautiful north shore.
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