Professional Profile

Susan Baldwin is a Managing Director in our Chicago office, and a member of our Healthcare Services practice. She has over twelve years of executive search experience in Healthcare Services and Life Sciences. Her search practice is informed by more than twenty years of experience in leadership roles in the healthcare industry prior to her transition into executive search.

Susan focuses her search work within the healthcare services and managed care sectors. She serves a wide spectrum of client companies to include payers, pharmacy benefit management, specialty pharmacy services, population health, and integrated health delivery systems. Her client base includes Fortune 500, private equity, and for-profit and non-profit health systems.

Previous Experience

Before launching her career in executive search at Spencer Stuart, Susan took on progressively senior leadership roles for Medco (now Express Scripts), Kaiser Permanente, Caremark (now CVS Health) and Baxter.


Susan received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Arizona State University. She is passionate about solving challenging searches for her clients, and has earned a reputation for providing expert council to both clients and candidates.