Industry & Functional Expertise

As a multi-specialty search and consulting firm, M. Wood Company serves a broad range of companies from multi national organizations to startups in the private and public sectors across the globe. From a search perspective, M. Wood Company’s search assignments range from senior executives to middle management covering all functions.

Our primary industry practice areas include:
- Automotive
- Financial Services
- Healthcare (provider, payer, pharmaceutical,healthcare information technology,supplier)
- Hospitality
- Manufacturing/Distribution
- Professional Services (consulting, BPO, out-sourcing, strategic sourcing)
- Retail
- Technology
- Real Estate
- Telecomm
- Energy (gas, oil, electric, wind)

Positions M. Wood Company has successfully filled within these industries range from Director to C-level (i.e. CEO, CFO, CAO, CIO, CTO, CMO, COO) and Board Members.

Although our firm is industry independent, over the past 10 years, our industry efforts have focused on healthcare, financial and professional services, information services, and manufacturing/distribution.

Our Healthcare Expertise

From a healthcare industry perspective we are proud of our dramatic growth within healthcare over the last six years. 40% of our practice is now in healthcare, in particular, in recruiting executives for academic, teaching, community, specialty and faith-based hospitals and health systems. As a result of this vast growth, we were nationally recognized, for the first time, as one of the largest healthcare executive search firms in the country by Modern Healthcare Magazine (7-11-05 issue)

Further, what sets us apart from other search firms with a healthcare practice is our scope and knowledge within the field. We represent clients across the entire healthcare continuum – provider, payer and vendor. Our experience in each facet of healthcare is a true value added for our clients who are seeking a qualified search firm. 

Innovation has always played a large role in how we serve our clients. Yet, our leading edge thinking is balanced by our promise to deliver practical solutions. Our deep industry knowledge is applied within the context of your business, with its unique opportunities and constraints. We deliver better results through an executive search process that supports your business goals and objectives.

Below are some examples of successfully completed searches by industry. In many cases, M. Wood Company has conducted multiple searches for these positions. Please note, this is a representative list.

Financial Services
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Information Officer
Chief Information Security Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Director, Applications Development
Director, Operations
Director, Regulatory Systems
Director, Human Resources
Director, Service Level Agreements
Global Head Strategic Sourcing
Senior Associate, Corporate IT
Senior Consultant
Senior Vice President, MIS

Vice President, Architecture & Planning
Vice President, Risk Management (
Information - CISO, Business Risk, Operational Risk, Financial Risk)

Vice President, Technology Planning
Vice President, Web Results

Board of Directors member(s) (multiple)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Nursing Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Corporate Controller
Director, Call Center Operations
Director, Clinical Information Systems
Director, Patient Financial Services
Director, Surgical Services
Director, Technology Management
Executive Director, Finance
General Counsel
Head of Revenue Cycle Operations
Health Plan President
Medical Director
President, PBM
Senior Sales Executive
Vice President, Business Systems
Vice President, Data Center Operations
VP, HIPPA Planning & Integration
Vice President, Human Resources
Vice President, Managed Care
Vice President, Marketing
Vice President, Network Management
Vice President, Network Technology
Vice President, Provider Relations
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Vice President, Tax

Information Services:
Chief Information Officer
President & Chief Executive Officer
Senior Vice President, Applications Development
Senior Vice President, Infrastructure and Data Center Operations
Senior Vice President, Representation

Vice President, Human Resources
Vice President, Unix Administration

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Information Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer
Director, Brand Management
Director, Corporate Systems Development
Director, Management Information Systems
Product Engineering Manager
Vice President/Controller
Vice President, Engineering Operations
Vice President, Internal Audit
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Vice President, Marketing

Professional Services:

CEO, U.S. Operations

Partner, Litigation Support

Partner, State and Local Tax
Partner, Tax Practice
President, BPO Opertions - India
Senior International Controller
Senior Manager
Senior Manager, TaxVice President, Tax


Director Contract Management
Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer
Senior Vice President Human Resourcing
Senior Vice President Strategic Planning
Vice President Business Development
Vice President Marketing


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