Seim Johnson Introduces Healthcare Executive Search & Placement

Seim Johnson, a leading accounting and business advisory firm, recently launched a full-service boutique executive search firm, Seim Johnson Executive Search.

Seim Johnson Executive Search will specialize in recruiting healthcare executives and board members on a national basis. The practice will conduct national searches and offer executive interim services, succession planning, CEO performance evaluation, executive compensation guidance, and board governance advisory services to clients.

“The healthcare industry is going through an unprecedented period of change,” said Jerry O’Doherty, CPA, CGMA, Managing Partner of Seim Johnson. “Leading a healthcare organization has become one of the most challenging jobs out there. Recruiting, retaining, and developing leaders is one of the most difficult tasks our clients face, so we see the creation of Seim Johnson Executive Search as a natural opportunity to deliver more value to our clients.”

Leading Seim Johnson Executive Search is Managing Director Derek Castaneda, who previously served as a Managing Partner with Quick Leonard Kieffer. Castaneda has 15 years of healthcare executive search experience. With demonstrated healthcare expertise, the practice will deliver a data-driven search process and methodology focused on a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Castaneda is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA), the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), and the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL).

Seim Johnson is strongly committed to serving clients in the healthcare industry. To ensure that their clients receive the best services available, they continually produce innovative programs, ideas, and structures for their healthcare clients. They have worked with healthcare organizations for more than 40 years and currently have a staff of more than 40 professionals who work exclusively with healthcare entities. This industry focus means Seim Johnson tailors their professional growth and develops services specifically for healthcare organizations. The firm employs more professional personnel—including partners and managers—specializing in healthcare than any other Iowa or Nebraska-based CPA firm. The Seim Johnson healthcare professionals are extremely active in healthcare industry related organizations.

Founded in 1975, Seim Johnson is one of the leading accounting and consulting firms in Nebraska. Based in Omaha, the firm’s team of nearly 90 serves clients within the state, throughout the Midwest, and across the country. The Seim Johnson professionals are dedicated to providing insightful, forward-looking solutions that truly benefit their clients. For more information, visit