Vannelli has 20 years of expertise in the IT and healthcare industries

PORTLAND, OR, October 07, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Whitman Partners, a surgical services search firm, has hired John Vannelli as director of sales. Vannelli will lead an established sales department of 12 permanent placement recruiters and two interim team recruiters.

Previously, Vannelli was VP of Sales at Cejka Search, a healthcare retained search firm based in St. Louis, Missouri. There, he directed inside and outside sales nationwide covering territories in the Midwest, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska. Vannelli will bring over 20 years of sales leadership experience to Whitman Partners that includes a concentration on information technology and healthcare consulting services.

“The addition of John to our team feels like we found a missing puzzle piece,” says Josiah Whitman, CEO of Whitman Partners. “We’re looking forward to applying his growth strategies to our core team.”

Vannelli will also focus on supporting the development of the company’s Recognized Expert line of consulting services. This resource is designed to target specific challenges within OR management such as burnout, survey preparedness, and management transition and succession planning. He will bring a strong voice and tactical direction to this new component of Whitman Partners’ portfolio of clients.

“Whitman Partners’ emphasis on building out related consultative services is something that I find immensely enjoyable and have a great deal of experience with,” says Vannelli. “I look forward to the amazing things we will accomplish together.”

Founded in 2006, Whitman Partners is a national leader in permanent placement, interim assignments, and consulting services for Surgical Services. The firm serves level 1 trauma centers, large academic medical facilities, physician-owned ASCs, and hospitals in both urban and rural areas.

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