Meet our Team of Healthcare Executive Recruiters

Darci Adams

Darci Adams, MBA Sr. Executive Consultant

Darci Adams, MBA, is a healthcare executive with 15 years of experience in Practice Plan and School of Medicine administration, finance, and human resources and operations.

Darci has most recently served as the Division Administrative Director at the University of Colorado, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy. Darci has extensive experience partnering with physician leaders to build and transform teams, drive change, lead process improvement, operational efficiency. During her time at the University of Colorado she was involved in a variety of physician leadership searches, and she has an extensive network of academic physician executives.

Prior to her roles in Division Administration, Darci worked both as a Project Manager for University Physicians, Inc. & as a CME/Clinical Education Coordinator. She has experience with construction project management building freestanding clinics, developing clinical programs, enhancing the patient, provider and staff experiences through clinical workflow improvements, revenue cycle efficiencies and EMR implementation. Her experience has allowed her to understand what it takes to be successful within academic institutions.

In addition to her work experience, Ms. Adams has most recently served on the Association of Academic Surgical Administrators (AASA) educational committee and is an active member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

Darci lives in Denver, Colorado, with her teenage children, husband, and giant English Mastiff. She obtained her Bachelor's degree from Fort Hays State University and a Master's in Business Administration from Regis University.

Outside of work she is a passionate baseball and Kansas Jayhawk basketball fan, spending most of her free time supporting her children's sports and theatre endeavors.

I have a true passion for academic medicine and working with academic leaders. Executive search within that vertical is very rewarding to me, and I love finding the right culture fit for the institution, Department, or Division I am representing. M3 Executive Search specializes in this area, and all resources revolve around existing and emerging leaders in healthcare.~ Darci Adams
Courtney Brown

Courtney D. Brown Sr. Executive Consultant

Courtney Brown has more than 25 years of executive search experience. Most recently Courtney was Director of Recruitment at Universal Health Services, Inc (UHS) and a member of the Human Resources Leadership team. UHS is a $10B, fortune 500 company with 89,000+ employees which owns and operates more than 350 Acute Care and Behavioral Health facilities, in the US and the UK.

Courtney was charged with leading the Corporate Recruitment function for UHS, identifying & executing the recruitment strategies for all C-level employees across both business lines. She implemented effective sourcing strategies and metrics, developing a strong team to improve the quality of hires.

Courtney's success has come from linking clients' business goals with appropriate and efficient recruiting, hiring, and retention strategies tailored to her client's business initiatives and company culture.

Prior to working at UHS, Courtney held recruitment leadership roles with Penn Medicine, and Cigna. Her career began with an executive search firm in global search across multiple verticals. Courtney resides in Wayne PA with her two daughters and is active in physical fitness and coaching.

Due to the extensive experience mentioned above with UHS, Penn Medicine, and Cigna, Courtney's expertise is broad-based and has spanned nearly every healthcare vertical. Courtney executes at a high level for M3 Executive Search 's clients on all C-suite searches as well as those physician executive roles in academic medicine or health plans.

I have a true passion for executive search and matching executive candidates' career goals with my clients' leadership strategies. It is gratifying to me personally to help fulfill the career aspirations of key executives who then assist my healthcare clients with improving outcomes. M3 Executive Search has deep roots and knowledge in this space and I have enjoyed joining such a reputable firm. ~ Courtney D. Brown
Steve Marsh

Steve Marsh — CEO Academic Medicine, Acute Care, Health Plan

Steve Marsh serves as CEO of the M3 Executive Search. One of the Founders of M3 Executive Search , Steve has spent his entire career in the healthcare recruiting industry, managing and leading hundreds of physician and healthcare executive searches throughout the United States.

Steve is recognized as an expert in physician and physician leadership recruitment. He has been involved in every aspect of M3 Executive Search and has been responsible for developing and leading both recruiting and business development divisions during the company's rapid trajectory as one of the largest and most respected firms in the industry.

A noted speaker, Mr. Marsh has been cited in numerous national media publications and serves as a keynote and guest speaker at nationwide conferences and healthcare forums several times per year. Steve has spoken on various topics related to healthcare recruiting process, "Best Practices", opportunity positioning, and contract negotiation. He is also well known for speaking on the topic of developing and maintaining a positive workplace culture in healthcare.

Steve has completed numerous adult and pediatric physician leadership searches at every level for academic institutions and health systems across the United States. His ability to screen physician leaders for the appropriate soft skillsets and cultural fit has been honed by representing healthcare clients for over 25 years, and he has developed a large network of leaders throughout every region of the country and every sector of healthcare.

Steve lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, Lynn, and four children. Outside of work he enjoys coaching youth softball and being involved in his children's high school and college activities. Steve enjoys golf, is an avid fly-fisherman, and loves traveling the country in pursuit of either of those activities.

We have built our M3 Executive Search on an attractive business model for our clients coupled with a fanatical commitment to client service and result. We are completely focused on existing and emerging healthcare executives, and due to our parent company's resources have developed the nation's largest community of executives, physician executives, and nursing leaders. ~ Steve Marsh
Megan Berlinger

Megan Berlinger, MHA Academic Medicine, Sr. Executive Consultant

Megan Berlinger, MHA, is a healthcare executive with over 13 years of experience in School of Medicine and hospital administration. She worked for 13 years at Wake Forest University, serving in key administration roles as the Heart & Vascular Administrator & Director of Clinical Operations in the Department of Surgery.

Megan has been involved nationally in academic adminstrative circles, serving on the board of the Academic Association of Surgical Adminstrators (AASA) as Education Chair (2013), Secretary (2014,2015), and President (2018). She currently serves as an Editorial Advisor for the Cardiovascular Business Magazine.

Prior to working at Wake Forest, Megan completed her Administrative Fellowship with Johns Hopkins Health System from 2004-2006. Megan holds both her Bachelor of Science in Public Health degree and Master of Healthcare Administration degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Megan resides in Winston Salem, NC with her husband and two daughters. She recently served as Board Chair for the local YMCA. Megan enjoys spending time with her family, supporting her kids' activities, and cheering the Tar Heels in any sporting event.

Megan's expertise is conducting executive searches within academic medicine, including Dean's office positions, Department Chair & Division Chief positions, and Basic Science / Research leadership positions (MD, MD/PhD, & PhD). In addition, she leads our academic administrative searches.

Since training at Johns Hopkins and throughout my career at Wake Forest, I have always loved working with physician leaders. I love my role at M3 Executive Search because I impact multiple AMC clients now, helping them secure the very best leaders for the various levels of executive recruitment at academic institutions. ~ Megan Berlinger
Angela Henry

Angela Henry, MBA, FACHE Vice-President, Business Development

Angela Henry, MBA, FACHE, has a unique and thorough background in healthcare including patient care, owning / operating a private surgical practice, recruiting clinical providers, and consulting with clients nationwide for healthcare executives.

Prior to joining M3 Executive Search, Angela started and led an executive search division for a national healthcare recruiting firm. In her role, she works with large healthcare organizations, medical schools, and academic medical enterprises to analyze strategic plans, recruitment and retention, and succession planning.

Angela's passion for healthcare started at a very young age while serving on medical mission trips throughout the United States, Mexico and Ukraine. She entered nursing school at Baptist Nursing School in Little Rock, Arkansas, then completed her Bachelor's in Business and Mathematics at the University of Arkansas while working for an acute tertiary care hospital.

After starting, owning, and managing a surgery private practice in Oklahoma, she found her calling in clinical provider recruitment. She joined M3 Executive Search in Dallas, and was then asked to relocate to Atlanta to help develop the regional team in 2016. Angela directed two regions while obtaining her Master's in Business Administration with an emphasis in Statistics from the University of Georgia and a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma.

Angela earned her Fellowship in the American College of Healthcare Executives in 2019, and is a board member-at-large for the Georgia Association of Healthcare Executives. She is also the Chair of the Programs Committee for the Georgia chapter of ACHE.

Angela's thirst for continued education & extensive experience in both clinical & executive search, consulting, private practice administration, and hospital employment has combined to provide clients the expertise needed to be a collaborative partner and asset to both academic medicine and acute care clients throughout the country.

When Angela isn't on the road consulting with clients or presenting at speaking engagements, she can be found in Atlanta, Georgia with her dog, Copper, enjoying the city with friends and planning her next travel adventure somewhere in the world.

I love working with clients to understand what they are searching for in an executive, and providing the market data and expertise to assist them in positioning the search correctly in the market. I am thrilled to share with clients our business model at M3 Executive Search, and to be part of such a well-qualified team as we disrupt the market with our innovative approach. ~ Angela Henry

M3 Executive Search — Expertise

The M3 Executive Search team is comprised of veterans of healthcare with decades of healthcare experience. Our executive recruiters each have unique healthcare leadership backgrounds, having worked for either academic medicine departments or hospital companies prior to joining the firm. Depending on the assignment, each client is paired with the M3 executive recruiter whose experience is most well-suited for each national search we conduct.

In addition to the expertise of our highly specialized and experienced team, M3 Executive Search clients benefit from the invaluable resources of all M3 companies, including a global healthcare network, up to date market research, thought leadership, cutting edge technology and software, and multi-media resources. Our combination of recruiting talent and global resources is unmatched, and helps us secure the most exceptional healthcare executive talent for our clients.