With more than 15 years of success as an executive search consultant and 25 years as an operating executive in the life sciences, Kathy Fehling understands how critical it is for her clients to find the right executives. She truly believes that people define companies.
Kathy’s expertise is based on direct and in-depth knowledge of the life sciences industry and an unswerving commitment to finding the perfect fit for KFA’s clients. Her extensive operating experience includes serving as the Chief Operating Officer of a subsidiary of PSS World Medical, a Fortune 500 Company, which grew during her time there from $75 million to $750 million while completing 46 acquisitions.
Previously, Kathy served as Vice President of Marketing for the Americas and Vice President of Service for the large diagnostic imaging company formerly known as Picker International. She began her career with American Hospital Supply Corporation after earning a pre-medical degree from Michigan State University, where she graduated as one of the Top 25 Outstanding Seniors.
Also a writer and speaker on board selection, Kathy is a member of the Women Business Leaders in the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation (WBL) and is active in Rotary International. She is a member of the Wolfson Children’s Hospital Dream Coat Society and a former member of the boards of the American Lung Association and the MaliVai Washington Kids Foundation.
Kathy and her husband reside in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.