Thursday, January 27, 2011

B. E. Smith’s Sandy Reed Takes on Leadership Role in Interim and Consulting Services

B. E. Smith today announced Sandy Reed, formerly of the firm’s Talent Strategies division, will lead a team of interim and consulting leaders nationwide as vice president/project leader, Interim and Consulting Services.

A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 30 years of experience in management, education and numerous senior leadership roles, Reed will assume her new duties immediately.

“Through the years, Sandy has been a trusted advisor to our clients, helping them accomplish immediate goals while putting the infrastructure in place to ensure peak performance for the long-term,” said Deirdre Byrne, senior vice president of Interim and Consulting Services, B. E. Smith. “Her broad-based understanding of clinical operations coupled with a keen ability to understand how to achieve performance improvement will be invaluable in her new role.”

During her years with B. E. Smith, Reed has helped healthcare organizations of all sizes enhance profitability, productivity and performance by leading initiatives in a wide range of services, including program development; benchmarking; operational, construction project and healthcare strategic planning; multihospital management redesign; and clinical process improvement. Prior to joining B. E. Smith, Reed held corporate, departmental and executive leadership positions at numerous healthcare facilities, including serving as chief nursing officer and vice president of patient care services for a multihospital system.

About B. E. Smith

Founded in 1978, B. E. Smith is a full-service leadership solutions firm for healthcare providers. B. E. Smith’s comprehensive suite of services includes Interim Healthcare Leadership, Permanent Executive Placements and Consulting Solutions. The company is comprised of veteran healthcare leaders who partner with each client to create a solution that uniquely fits that client’s individual needs. B. E. Smith maintains the largest database of skilled leadership and interim executive candidates in the industry and recently placed more than 600 leaders into healthcare organizations worldwide. For more information, visit

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