Blake W. Leis, the President and founder of THE LEIS GROUP, LLC, has been in the executive search business since 1986. Blake’s executive search practice focuses on Executive-level recruiting in various segments of the health care industry. His assignments have included CEO, President, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presidents, Senior Vice Presidents and other senior management positions. Blake has successfully managed over 700 senior level health care searches during his career. Prior to THE LEIS GROUP, LLC, Blake was a Partner in the national retained executive search firm, R. E. Lowe Associates. He was a key contributor in deciding and executing the company’s strategic direction. Following his early work in the Acute Care, Managed Care, Healthcare Consulting and, Venture Capital industries, Blake led and managed the firm’s entree into the Post-Acute and Ancillary Service segments of the health care industry. In addition to his Partnership responsibilities for the firm, Blake was a leading revenue producer for the company and held responsibilities for staff training and management, client development, search management, and search completion activities. Blake is an expert in consulting with executives regarding their own personal career management and growth. Prior to entering the Executive Search business in 1986, Blake’s prior experience included a successful career in sales and marketing with a national HME / RT and IV Therapy company. Additionally, he spent six years working in the administration area for a large university hospital. Blake received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a major in Human Resource Management from The Ohio State University. Blake is married and he and his wife have a son. An avid golfer, Blake and his family enjoy traveling in their spare time.