Who we are
At Furst Group, we are in our fourth decade of providing talent and leadership solutions to the healthcare and insurance industries. We invite you to learn more about our respected team.
Andrew W. Hartman, Psy.D.
Andrew W. Hartman, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist and organizational consultant with more than 20 years of clinical experience and 15 years working in the business community with a specialty in leadership and talent assessment, executive leadership coaching, and team effectiveness. He serves the diverse needs of businesses, from Fortune 50 corporations to privately owned businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
Andy works across a broad spectrum of industries, including healthcare insurance, manufacturing, banking, and service industries. He brings expertise in areas such as talent and leadership assessment and development, executive performance coaching, and team effectiveness.
His work is anchored in the belief that the best leaders are committed to personal and professional growth. He assists both individuals and teams in rigorous development, which includes coaching, actionable and measurable growth plans, team effectiveness, cultural transformation, new leader onboarding, and talent evaluations.
Andy’s clients include Health Care Service Corporation; Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Texas, Illinois, and Oklahoma; Allstate Insurance Co.; Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; Bank One; and Sears Holding Co. Committed to a process that is both positive and proven, he focuses on strength-based leadership, a framework that increases individual and team effectiveness and performance through identifying and leveraging key competencies of both the leader and his/her team.
Andy holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology in Wheeling, Ill., a master’s degree in education from Wheaton Graduate School in Wheaton, Ill., and a B.A. from Wheaton College. He also has advanced training with the Coaches Training Institute in San Rafael, Calif.