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LTG Announces Executive Search Completion

May 2024

LTG Announces Executive Search Completion

The Leadership Talent Group (LTG) is pleased to announce that Michael Barkema will join University of Virginia Community Health (UVACH) as the Assistant Vice President, Operations for Prince William Medical Center, effective May 13, 2024.

Michael was previously the Senior Director - Medical Service Line for Inova Health, in Fairfax, VA, responsible for budget and strategic oversight for almost 200 providers in the areas of hospitalist and emergency medicine, rheumatology and other areas. Further, he led 70 FTEs in several outpatient clinics. Michael spent his career at Inova, starting as a lab tech dating back to 2006.

In his new role as Assistant Vice President - Operations at Prince William Medical Center for UVACH, Michael will report to the UVACH Chief Executive Officer and lead day to day operations for this award winning 130 bed acute care facility.

Michael completed his Masters degree in Healthcare Administration from George Mason University and his undergraduate degree at James Madison University.

Defining Leadership in Talent Management

The Leadership Talent Group (LTG), is a boutique talent management consulting firm specializing in retained search, interim leadership and executive development services for hospital systems. Led by managing partner Julie Hixson Suijk, she is joined by industry experts Seth Lee, Tiffany Crenshaw, and Andrea Mazzoccoli, providing talent solutions in the delivery of original candidate research, passive candidate development, diverse candidate slates and timely search completion. The consultants of LTG have completed more than 500 executive and interim placements in over 40 hospital systems across the United States. Our national network with health system leaders is unrivaled. Learn more about our branded, "The Five Stages of Executive Trajectory" model that is designed to dive deep into a candidate's career accomplishments:

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Julie Hixson Suijk, Managing Partner, The Leadership Talent Group


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