Tyler & Company Announces New Client Penn State Health for a Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer


ATLANTA – Tyler & Company will conduct the search for the senior vice president and chief information officer for Penn State Health, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, one of the nation’s leading academic affiliated healthcare organizations.   

We welcome Penn State Health as our newest client and we are delighted to conduct this search and build a lasting relationship with an organization which believes in enhancing the quality of life through improved health. Penn State Health is a premier multi-hospital health system serving patients and their families across central Pennsylvania.  

The nationally recognized health system is made up of five hospitals, Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State Children’s Hospital, Penn State Cancer Institute, Penn State Health Rehabilitation Hospital and the highly regarded Penn State College of Medicine. Penn State Health has over 1,300 physicians and direct care providers at 78 medical office locations. The system has jointly owned health care providers, including Hershey Outpatient Surgery Center, Hershey Endoscopy Center, Horizon Home Healthcare and the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.  

Penn State Health and Highmark Health have an innovative strategic partnership with plans for collective investment toward the development of high-value, community-based health care network designed to keep care local and improve collaboration with community physicians.  

The chief information officer will be accountable for operational and strategic leadership of all elements of the information technology, informatics, data/analytics, and the health information management functions, to include leading, planning, directing, communicating and evaluating. The CIO acts as a business partner, internal consultant and strategic advisor to the senior management team and employee workforce, determining and implementing strategic and tactical information technology initiatives in support of the missions of Penn State Health System and Penn State College of Medicine. For more information, please refer to the position specification.  

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience in a senior technology leadership role within a complex teaching and medical center environment or in a service organization where one has had demonstrated expertise in the integration of cultures through acquisition and/or merger.  

Leading the senior vice president and chief information officer search is Tyler & Company’s President, Preston Smith and Assistant Vice President, Charlotte Tinsley.  

“We are honored to be working with Penn State Health. Penn State Health is a prestigious, innovative organization and we are looking forward to this partnership,” said Smith.  

We are confident that our process – founded on client satisfaction, customization, and a high-touch and transparent approach – will deliver outstanding results as we seek the best fit for the senior vice president and chief information officer for Penn State Health. 

Tyler & Company is a full-service retained executive search firm specializing in recruiting top talent for healthcare, academic medicine and life sciences. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, the firm’s mission is to provide personalized, high-touch service through experienced and dedicated consultants and vice presidents. Tyler & Company is part of the Jackson Healthcare® family of companies. For more information, please visit tylerandco.com.


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