Chief Executive Officer

Equitas Health
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Oct 11, 2023

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Full Time

Chief Executive Officer

Organization: Equitas Health
Location: Columbus, OH
Type/Industry: Healthcare

Equitas Health is a nonprofit community healthcare system founded in 1984. We are one of the nation's largest LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS-serving organizations, reaching tens of thousands of patients in Ohio, Texas, Kentucky, and West Virginia.

Equitas Health offers:
• Primary and specialized medical care
• Pharmacy
• Dentistry
• Mental Health & Recovery Services
• HIV/STI treatment and prevention
• Ryan White/HIV case management
• Care navigation
• Advocacy and other community health initiatives.

Equitas Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alike. The Equitas Health Institute and the Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO) are divisions of Equitas Health.

Our Mission
Equitas Health's mission is to be the gateway to good health for those at risk of or affected by HIV; for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) community; and for those seeking a welcoming healthcare home.

Our Values
Cultural Humility
We have the cultural awareness to provide competent care to the LGBTQ+ community and those seeking a welcoming healthcare home.

Comprehensive Care
Through our network of facilities and expertise, we can address the full needs of patients, offering services in the fields of medical, social, and behavioral care.

The breadth and depth of our services is now greater, and we are able to serve anyone in the community-in addition to those at-risk or living with HIV/AIDS.

Acceptance & Respect
We offer an accepting and safe healthcare environment for all.

Relationship Oriented
We allow our providers to spend more time with patients. This gives them the opportunity to listen to the patient's concerns, build a relationship, and build competency in treating the patient with a person-centered approach.

Forward Thinking
We stay at the forefront of evolving medical approaches, technology, and treatment to meet the challenging needs of our community.

Nobility of Purpose
We are proud to be engaged in the noble purposes of defeating the HIV/AIDS epidemic and addressing LGBTQ healthcare disparities. We will continue to be pioneers and leaders in the pursuit of health, wellness, equality, and equity.

For more information on Equitas Health please visit


Equitas Health seeks a visionary and strategic leader to serve as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), providing strong leadership for one of the nation's largest LGBTQ+ health centers. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and mission-aligned individual to assume a pivotal leadership to a leading organization with a long track record of achieving strong outcomes for patients, clients, and LGBTQ+ communities. The CEO will set the vision for the organization and lead the strategic planning process, establish the tone for the Equitas culture and serve as a visible spokesperson and advocate for Equitas. The Board of Trustees hires the Chief Executive Officer and reports to the Board of Trustees.

The CEO will ensure that Equitas continues to fulfill its important mission and remains financially and operationally sound. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by marginalized communities and a strong commitment to equitable healthcare access and inclusivity. The CEO will be charged with carrying out the policies, programs, and activities of the organization including Pharmacy, Medical, and Dental.


Koya Partners, a part of Diversified Search Group, an executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Kim Dukes, Managing Director, and Neysa Dillon-Brown, of Koya Partners and Diversified Search Group have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.

Koya Partners, a part of Diversified Search Group, is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals living with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual living with a disability and need assistance expressing interest online, please email If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.

Equitas Health is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ applicants.


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