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Advocate Condell Medical Center Hires Manager of Surgical Services

November 28, 2018


Advocate Condell Medical Center Hires Manager of Surgical Services

Whitman Partners announced that it placed Linda Cheshier as Manager of Surgical Services at Advocate Condell Medical Center. The position is in Libertyville, Illinois. Ms. Cheshier was previously the Manager of Surgical Services at Unity Point Health – Trinity Regional Medical Center in Fort Dodge, Iowa. There she oversaw four operating suites, 25 outpatient surgery rooms, 8 recovery bays, several additional departments, as well as over 70 staff members. Additionally, she collaborated with Iowa Central Community College to create a Surgical Technology program. She also created a partnership with Iowa Lakes Community College to establish the facility as a clinical site for Surgical Technology students.

Ms. Cheshier has been a part of the surgical and perioperative services industry for 20 years. Most recently, she received her Master of Business Administration in 2017 from Culver-Stockton College in Culver, Missouri. Previous to that, she completed her first Master degree in 2012 at Loyola University in Maywood, Illinois, concentrating in Nursing and Health Systems Management.

Eric Schwindt, Client Partner at Whitman Partners, conducted the search.  Eric has been an integral part of Whitman Partners since 2015. Kelly Graves, Client Partner at Whitman Partners assisted Eric with the search. Kelly has worked in the search industry since 2005, and with Whitman Partners since 2007.

About Advocate Condell Medical Center

Advocate Condell Medical Center is a 276-bed facility located in Libertyville, Illinois. This non-profit, acute care hospital is the only Level 1 trauma center in Lake County. They have served the north Chicago suburbs for over 85 years. In addition to the main hospital, they also feature institutes for cardiology, cancer, brain and spine, and orthopedics. Moreover, they are one of the 2018-2019 Best Regional Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

About Whitman Partners

Whitman Partners is a top placement resource for hospitals and surgery centers of all sizes throughout the United States. They are actively working on 450+ directorship vacancies in surgical services and has over 9000 director candidates organized by experience, education, and career plans. The firm can be reached at 503-445-1044 or on the web at