Dianne Downey

Vice President and Senior Search Associate

Executive Search, Vice President and Senior Search Associate

Dianne Downey is a Vice President and Senior Search Associate with Diversified Search Group. A seasoned executive search consultant, Downey has been with the firm for over 25 years and works primarily in the Healthcare Services Practice, in both the provider and payer sectors. She has worked on numerous senior executive searches, including those for President and CEO, COO, CFO, and Vice President of Operations, as well as senior leaders in health care value and transformation. Clients she has represented include The Kendal Corporation, Kaiser Permanente, University of Maryland Medical Center, Novant Health, Ascension Health, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Independence Health Group, and Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. She has extensive experience in developing and executing search strategies, sourcing and screening candidates, referencing, and facilitating the search process.

Downey joined Diversified Search in 1993, bringing over 10 years of recruiting experience to the firm. She began her recruiting career at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and then gained experience in the information technology industry as a recruiter for EDP Contract Services. Prior to joining Diversified Search, she worked in human resources for Systems and Computer Technology Corporation (SCT).


BS, Consumer Services
Miami University