Managing Partner of Healthcare IT & Life Sciences

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Mike Silverstein is Managing Partner and Executive Search Leader of DRI's Healthcare IT Division & Life Sciences Practice. He also leads DRI's efforts in recruiting for PE and VC portfolio companies. In 2014, Mike was inducted into The Pinnacle Society, the nation’s premier consortium of top recruiters within the direct placement and search industry. In 2016, Mike was named one of the most "Influential Millennials in Staffing" by Staffing Industry Analysts, the global advisor of staffing and workforce solutions.

Mike founded the Healthcare IT practice in 2008. Under his leadership, the Life Sciences Practice has expanded and the HIT practice area has grown significantly year-over-year. Additionally, in 2011, Mike helped found what is now DRI's Hospital IT group as a Managing Partner, which is concentrated largely on Hospital IT staffing and consulting. With a focus on recruiting from the Executive Level and C-Suite through individual contributor roles within healthcare software and services organizations nationwide, Mike's diverse background helps him to identify exceptional individuals from startup companies to Fortune 500 corporations. Mike’s consultative style along with his personable approach enables him to develop trusted relationships with clients and investors in order to deliver high-caliber talent capable of leading companies in competitive and fast changing business environments. Mike Silverstein is known as one of the top healthcare IT recruiters and life sciences recruiters in the United States.

Mike graduated Cum Laude in Marketing and Entrepreneurship from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio. He is a Cleveland sports fan, enjoys music, socializing with friends and discussing politics.

Contact Mike Silverstein: 440-996-0594

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Scott Boyden – SVP, Sales & Marketing, Streamline HEALTH

“It is with great pleasure that I fully endorse the work of Mike Silverstein. He has been instrumental in helping us quickly locate great talent, those individuals who not only have the requisite skill sets but those rare individuals who…

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Rachel Sullivan – Senior Executive Recruiting Manager, athenahealth

“When I joined athenahealth, I had a difficult time finding a trusted partner to use as an outside resource in assisting my search efforts for high-level, niche positions until I started working with Mike Silverstein and his team at Direct…

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Tim Fisher – Executive VP, eHealth Technology

“I want to thank you again for your assistance over the past year in helping eHealth Technologies identify candidates for our sales team expansion.  We could not be more pleased with the people we selected from the diverse pool of…

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Chris Freer – SVP of Sales, Leidos Healthcare

“I have worked with Mike and his team for some time and it has been a true pleasure. They are very professional, timely and hard working. Due to their vast knowledge of the HIT industry and recruiting, they provide high-quality…

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Patrick Murphy – Sr. VP Sales & Strategy, FormFast, Inc.

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