Barry H. Jackson, President                    

Barry Jackson has worked in the executive search industry since 1994 and was instrumental in the establishment and development of three separate companies: Morgan Hunter Consulting Services, Morgan Hunter Healthcare Consulting, and Morgan Hunter HealthSearch.  He has extensive senior level executive search experience in healthcare, banking and financial services, telecommunications, insurance and manufacturing.  Barry has worked exclusively with Clients in the healthcare sector since 2003.  The combination of personal experience in building three companies, as well as personally completing over 300 searches, makes Barry uniquely qualified to assist Clients with their research for and selection of key executives.  Prior to joining Morgan Hunter Companies, Barry worked for Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc. of Atlanta, GA.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Missouri Southern State University.   His professional memberships include the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration.  Currently, he serves on the Finance Committee of the Missouri Healthcare Executives Group, the state chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives.



Shelby W. Leonard, BSN, Director of Recruiting

Shelby joined Morgan Hunter HealthSearch in 2006 with more than 25 years of hands-on healthcare expertise in occupational medicine, physician practice management, rehabilitation, reproductive endocrinology, and healthcare executive and physician recruitment.  He has worked with a broad range of clients from community based facilities, large integrated healthcare systems, and academic and teaching hospitals across the United States.   Over the course of his career he has been responsible for successful searches involving all Chief-level healthcare executives, as well as Director/Manager-level searches in all critical clinical and non-clinical service lines.  He has also placed respected candidates in such disciplines as Facilities Engineering and Maintenance, Foundation Development and Medical Staff Services.  Shelby received a Bachelor of Sciences-Nursing degree from the University of Colorado.

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