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Siloam Health

President and CEO

Siloam Health


Job Summary

Siloam’s vision is that neighbors from all nations are empowered to lead physically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy lives and to feel at home in our community. As a faith-based, charitably funded, multi-site, nonprofit organization, Siloam Health provides affordable and high-quality healthcare through a unique interdisciplinary model of whole-person healthcare that addresses the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual determinants of health. The primary patient population is the uninsured and underserved in Middle Tennessee, including Nashville’s immigrant and refugee populations. Through Siloam’s comprehensive medical care and community health programs, spiritual, emotional, and mental health are addressed with equal importance to physical health. Siloam also works through student education initiatives to mentor and train the next generation of health professionals and change the face of health care as usual. To learn more, please visit siloamhealth.org.

Job Responsibilities

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for the successful leadership and management of Siloam Health and will cast vision and strategic direction for the organization in partnership with the Board of Directors while also looking ahead and monitoring opportunities, trends, and threats both internally and externally. As the organization’s primary spokesperson, along with the Board Chair, the President and CEO will ensure that Siloam is represented at relevant community, state, and national gatherings, associations, and professional groups and serve as an ambassador for Siloam and its patients in the broader community. The next President and CEO will effectively develop and steward resources to fulfill Siloam’s mission. Demonstrating working knowledge of the financial, professional, and institutional dynamics and policies relevant to a nonprofit organization providing health services for Nashville’s uninsured, the next President and CEO will be charged with overseeing the development, evaluation, and improvement of Siloam programs.

As President and CEO, this leader serves as an ex officio member of a 20-person governance Board of Directors, which meets quarterly to act on proposals and work done by the seven committees. The President and CEO directly supervises an Executive Team of 5 and provides mentorship and guidance to the C-level leaders in Operations, Finance, Medical, Development, and Community Health. The President and CEO oversees all operations of a $7M budget with 65 full-time staff, 6 part-time staff, roughly 300 volunteers annually, and 2 clinical locations.


Some ideal/preferred attributes include:

  • Executive leadership experience in health care, government, and/or nonprofit organizations. Experience in public policy and/or advocacy preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in leadership and management, with documented ability to manage teams diverse in race, gender, and nationality.
  • Undergraduate university degree required. Advanced degree in health professions or a related field (MHA, MBA, MPH, MTS, etc.) or clinical credentialing (MD, RN, PA, etc.) preferred.
  • Strong analytic and strategic-thinking skills, with a demonstrated ability to create, implement, and monitor complex plans and then translate those plans into goals and concrete strategies.
  • Experience in fundraising and development skills needed to ensure charitable funding of the organization.
  • Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relevant to the mission of Siloam, whether in Nashville or a similar, growing, community.

Additional Information


Compensation for this position has recently been benchmarked by the Board and KEES and is in the fair market range. This position offers a competitive salary with strong benefits.

Siloam Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. In accordance with and to the extent required by all federal and state laws, Siloam Health provides fair and equal treatment on the basis of merit in all employment decisions and without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age (over 40), disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic or status (the “Protected Classes”). This includes but is not limited to decisions concerning hiring, retention, promotions, working conditions, compensation, benefits, training, and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment.

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, honors the right of faith-based organizations to choose the employees who can best further their missions, by explicitly acknowledging in section 702(a) their freedom to use religious criteria when making employment decisions. This religious staffing option is not an exemption from the Civil Rights Act, but a freedom incorporated into it. Religious staffing is a civil right belonging to faith-based organizations, not a denial of civil rights. Under Title VII, religious organizations may not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, national origin or age, but are free to hire only staff who share their religious beliefs.

How to Apply

KEES has been exclusively retained by Siloam Health in its search for a President and CEO.

TO APPLY, PLEASE CLICK HERE: https://bit.ly/Siloam-Health_President-and-CEO

To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email. ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.

This search is being managed by Heather Eddy, President and CEO, and Megan Taylor Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to mtaylor@kees2success.com.

KEES (formerly Alford Executive Search) is a nonprofit executive search firm that builds diverse teams with dynamic leaders in the nonprofit and public sectors. A woman owned and operated firm, KEES offers a full array of nonprofit consulting services including executive search, leadership development, interim staffing, and HR support. For more information, please visit www.kees2success.com.


  • Date Posted: March 9, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Executive Leadership
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)