Managing Partner and Digital Health Practice Leader

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Norman Volsky is a Managing Partner and Executive Search Practice Leader of the Employer Technology group including: Digital Health, Marketing Technology (MarTech), and HR Technology along with the FinTech practice at Direct Recruiters, Inc.

Norm is also the host of the Digital Health Heavyweights Podcast. With its inception in 2023, the conversational podcast covers exclusive interviews with renowned leaders in the Digital Health space. Norm and his guests cover the latest trends, technologies and strategies driving the digital health revolution.

In 2021, Norm was inducted into The Pinnacle Society, the nation’s premier consortium of top recruiters within the direct placement and search industry. Norm is also an EHIR Trusted Partner and frequent presenter. EHIR, or the Employer Health Innovation Roundtable, is a coalition to drive adoption and innovation in the health and wellness space. Norm is a Mentor for Techstars, the largest startup network in the world, and focuses on the Ohio chapter. He is also a Senior Advisor for Perceptual Advisors, a marketing communications, brand strategy, and public affairs firm that specializes in working with founders and entrepreneurs.

Norm graduated from The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business with a major in Finance. He is a big fan of Ohio State athletics as well as Cleveland’s pro sports teams. Norm got married to his wife Molly in 2019 and they had their first child Mila in November of 2021.

Norm was diagnosed with a mild chronic disease in 2017 and ever since, he has followed doctor’s orders by transforming his diet and exercise regimen and now is feeling better than ever. This is where his passion for Digital Health stems from and he tries to practice what he/his clients preach. Norm's favorite things to do are spend time with Molly, Mila and Luna (their adorable black lab), travel internationally, go to live jam band concerts, root on his favorite sports teams, go on hikes in the Cleveland Metroparks, golf, fish, snorkel, cook, eat at this favorite local restaurants and spend time with friends and family.

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Norman Volsky Testimonials

S.K. – Candidate

“Norm & Mitch are extremely professional, consultative and encouraging. The depth of knowledge they bring is invaluable. I’ve worked with recruiters from all over the industry – this team is unmatched! They are polished and actionable. Easy to get in…

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D.N. – Client

“I really appreciate the partnership we’ve had with Norm, Tyler, and Mitch over the years. They take the time to really know our company, culture, and the roles – this helps them truly deliver the right value prop to the…

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J.P. – Candidate

“Tyler was quick to respond to any inquiries and always followed up after an interview or conversation with a prospective company promptly. Tyler and Norm helped walk me through the negotiation process, providing direction, information, and frank discussion when needed.…

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Dan Nardi, Chief Operating Officer, Carrum Health

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Norm and his team over the past few years and can say, without a doubt, that they are the best in the business. The network that Norm has established within the digital health…

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Edward Daley, Senior VP of Global Sales, Quit Genius

“Norm and his team have been great partners in our search for high quality talent in the digital health space. Highly responsive, extremely detailed in their overview of candidates, and strategic in who they propose for interviews. We have had…

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Daniel Perez, Co-Founder & CEO – Hinge Health

“Norm and the entire DRI team are fantastic recruiters. Norm and his team listen, they get to know your company, they challenge your assumptions, and he has an excellent network, great relationships, and his standards are very high. Norm has…

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Jim Hartman, VP of Sales, Health Systems – Livongo

“Upon joining Livongo, I was tasked with building their Health System sales vertical. I was introduced to Norm and his team and they were instrumental in helping me recruit top talent as I built my team. They really took the…

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Heather O’Callaghan, Head of Recruiting Operations – Livongo

“I began partnering with Norm and his team as soon as I joined Livongo. Norm’s team worked as an extension of my recruiting team and were a true partner in every sense of the word. They took it upon themselves…

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Jesse Gomez, SVP Sales & Marketing – Apostrophe, Inc.

“Norm and I have worked together both to pursue opportunities and help build out my commercial teams. Norm listens, understands the Digital Health landscape extremely well and has access to the very best talent in the industry. Norm and his…

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Dunnie Norman, SVP of Sales – Vivify Health

“I have had the pleasure of working with Norm Volsky at Direct Recruiters as both a candidate and then a client. Norm and his team were true partners to me throughout both processes. As a candidate, Norm was extremely engaged…

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Kathy Dalton Ford, President & Chief Product Officer – Rhinogram

“I have worked with Norm and his team at two different companies. In both scenarios, we were looking for a specific profile of candidates plus the right culture fit. These requirements can be difficult in a competitive market. Both times…

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Brian Anderson, Group Vice President, Commercial Operations – AssistRx

“I have known Norm for years and have worked with him as both a candidate and as a hiring manager. Norm placed me at Spok and has helped me hire members of my team. He knows the healthcare software industry…

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HR Director – Voalte

“Norm has assisted us in finding a number of positions; including several of our ASMs, our Director of Operations and our VP of Sales. The VP role is a key position that leads and creates a great deal of our…

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Susan Blakely – VP of Sales, Medisolv

“Norm rocks! He gets it! He asks questions and gathers as much information as possible, from both clients and candidates. He knows the company, culture, benefits, and has insights into the hiring manager. Invaluable information when considering a new long-term…

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Sam Godwin – VP Global Sales – Home Health, NetComm Wireless

“It has been a pleasure getting to know Norm and having the opportunity to work with him on a number of pursuits. Norm is an industry insider and expert which always puts him ahead of the trends and fads. Norm…

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J.F. – Candidate

“Sharp, Great Communicator, Motivated, and Responsive are just some of the adjectives I would use to describe Norm. I found him to be Professional and easy to work with.”

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Nancy Zee – Sales Manager, Capsule Technology

“Norm and his colleagues/partners provided exemplary service for my obtaining a position with Capsule Tech. Their expertise in selection of one of the best companies in USA/Globe for me which matched my skills and desires – outstanding! Thank you Norm.”

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B.A. – Candidate – Regional V.P.

“Norm and the team at Direct Recruiters have been a great partner to me and many of my colleagues over the years. Norm has taken the time to understand my career objectives and has put me in touch with the…

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