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Ryan Gehrke — Partner


Ryan Gehrke believes in Bob Burg’s philosophy that "The single greatest 'people skill' is a highly developed and authentic interest in the other person." Ryan goes on to say, “I firmly believe that Curative Executive Search is coupling cutting-edge technology with bona fide interpersonal connections – truly differentiating us from the competition.”

Ryan Gehrke has 15 years of experience in healthcare staffing and administration. He has served as a CEO for a Dallas-based hospital and in several leadership roles in the healthcare staffing industry including as Managing Partner for THMED Executive Search. Ryan has had numerous successful executive search engagements in the areas of health plan, risk medicine, clinical leadership, healthcare finance, and academics.

Ryan rejoins Curative Executive Search as a Partner and looks to employ his expertise to deliver unparalleled results for organizations seeking their next leaders while continuing to build upon his vast network of executive contacts and relationships.

Ryan received his bachelor’s in Sociology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He went on to earn his master’s in History from PennWest Edinboro.

Ryan attributes much of his career success to his seven years of US Army service spanning continents and theaters.

Ryan is married with a 10-year old daughter. His wife, Heather, is an Orthopedic Spine Trauma Physician Assistant at one of the Dallas area’s centers for spine excellence. In their free time they enjoy the outdoors, camping, and fly-fishing as a family.