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.
Megan Heim is a transformational healthcare and business leader who envisions, champions and advances creative solutions that enable healthcare organizations to achieve their missions. Her talent-management expertise and her wide-ranging background in healthcare give her a unique vantage point that clients trust, whether it is finding a C-suite executive, navigating a succession-planning quandary, or ensuring a plan for executive development.
Based in Nashville, a burgeoning hub for healthcare innovation, Megan brings more than 20 years of experience in healthcare and consulting solutions to her clients, who populate a wide spectrum of the industry, from providers to payers to healthcare services.
Megan is well-known throughout healthcare as a thoughtful and innovative client-management executive and talent advisor, helping organizations develop their leadership teams. She has advised clients on hundreds of successful engagements including chief executive officers, chief financial officers, chief nursing officers, physician leadership roles and many other senior-level positions, from revenue cycle to payer strategies to compliance.
Previously, Megan served as a division vice president for a top healthcare leadership services firm where she worked closely with many nationally recognized organizations to provide talent management and retained search services. Prior to that, Megan was a senior director at Optum Executive Health Resources where she partnered with hospital executives to ensure and improve compliance and financial performance. She also spent eight years with the industry’s largest healthcare research and advisory firm (The Advisory Board Company), where she held various roles from associate director to principal.
Megan holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Duquesne University.