“Don Whiteside can really understand a community’s needs and can find the executive that will fit for the hospital and the residents.”
–Valerie Flanigan
Board President,
Plumas District Hospital
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Wipfli/HFS Consultants Assists Tahoe Forest Health System with Chief Human Resources Officer Search

Wipfli/HFS Consultants’ Executive Search & Interim Management Division has been retained to assist the Tahoe Forest Health System in recruiting its next Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).


TFHS is a thriving, comprehensive health system near Lake Tahoe with an acute care hospital and two additional locations with a total of 65 beds. The quality of health care services provided by TFHS is highly regarded: The organization was, recently, one of the few hospitals, nationally, to receive an exceptional five star rating from the Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) for patient satisfaction. Tahoe Forest Health System had gross revenues of $138M in 2015 and is in a strong financial position.


The position is available immediately and is located in TFHS’ Truckee, California headquarters.

The CHRO will have broad influence with respect to developing and stewarding a strong organizational culture characterized by high performance, collaboration and relentless focus on the patient experience.

In addition to traditional HR functions, this key executive will collaborate with other senior executives in driving growth initiatives such as the launching of new service lines and locations.

For questions, referral ideas or to express interest in the role, please reach out to Ron Some at All inquiries are confidential.