Brad Veal

Brad Veal is a Senior Consultant with Gallagher's Executive Search & Leadership Advisors team, a part of the Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice.

Mr. Veal role at Gallagher includes working with clients to execute the full scope of the search firm's recruitment cycle, where he serves either as the lead consultant on the engagement or part of a collaborative team providing consultative support and solutions. Mr. Veal plays an important role in Gallagher's Search DIRECT service, a streamlined search process for critical Director-level positions within healthcare organizations.

Mr. Veal holds a wealth of industry-specific experience brought from nearly 25 years in the healthcare executive search industry. He was instrumental in the development and rapid expansion of a top-five healthcare leadership solutions firm.

Mr. Veal has CEO search leadership experience from critical access hospitals through large health systems. He also has extensive experience developing interim services as well as oversight of interim engagements. Recent projects include CIO, CFO, CEO, COOs, CHRO, and Executive Director placements.

Mr. Veal has an excellent understanding of both client and candidate needs and motivations, gained through his diversified executive search engagement portfolio.Mr. Veal has conducted hundreds of healthcare searches from executive suite to vice-presidents and directors. He has partnered with clients across the full spectrum of healthcare organizations from critical-access to tertiary care environments.

Mr. Veal holds a Masters in Business Administration from MidAmerica Nazarene University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Business Administration.

Professional highlights

  • Adept at creating comprehensive, creative, and successful candidate sourcing and networking strategies for traditionally challenging search projects
  • Able to interface and build strong relationships with the full spectrum of hospital leadership from the C-suite through front-line employees
  • Extensive history of cultivating a candidate network combined with effective client-facing consulting skills
  • Committed to promoting timely and successful search outcomes supported by high levels of client and candidate satisfaction