Carle – Executive Director, Business Development, Provider Services

Carle is actively seeking a proven leader to support, manage and implement Business Development activities in support of provider services and relationships by identifying opportunities that support the strategic plan and system growth. This role will require a high caliber professional with strong business acumen who is capable of managing multiple, simultaneous new business and partnership pursuits.

Carle is a not-for-profit, locally owned and operated healthcare system that includes Carle Foundation Hospital,  a 413-bed Level 1 Trauma Center, Carle Physician Group boasting 450+ physicians and over 650 total providers, and Health Alliance, the largest health plan in downstate Illinois with hundreds of network hospitals and 250,000 members in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Washington.

The Executive Director, Business Development, Provider Services is a part of the integrated Strategy and Business Development Division and will interface with key system leaders to contribute to the strategy and development of the entire enterprise. In doing so, this role will support all aspects of business development including e.g. clinical affiliation, regional outreach, and general mergers and acquisition activities. This role will partner with system-wide leadership in the identification and expansion of new and/or existing programs and services. Furthermore, this role will assist to develop and cultivate relationships with regional partners. It is also an integral part of the role that this individual be a champion of the Carle culture and be instrumental in communicating the “big picture” of the organization.

The Executive Director, Business Development, Provider Services will report directly to the System Executive, Enterprise Strategy and Development. In addition, this role will function in a heavily matrixed environment and will interface through a dyad relationship with the Regional Medical Director. This role will also oversee the Regional Executives and the Director, Regional Outreach.

This role requires a strong self-motivated leader with impeccable communication skills. The desired candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years of management experience in health care, preferably with director level experience. Experience with the execution of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures is also strongly preferred. A Master’s degree in health/business administration or related field, or equivalent experience is required.

Headquartered in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, Carle services approximately 1.5 million residents in 22 counties in Central/Eastern Illinois and Western Indiana.  Carle has one of the largest outpatient treatment centers in Illinois and encompasses fourteen regional branch clinics.  Home to the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana is a diverse community of 195,000, which offers cultural, sporting and entertainment options typically associated with much larger cities.  The community is centrally located two hours from Chicago and Indianapolis and three hours from St. Louis.


Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to forward a resume to:

Stratum Med, Inc.
102 East Main St. Suite 500
Urbana, IL  61801