Philip Burton

Managing Partner

As a leader in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Philip works to ensure that diversity-related practices are integrated into serving clients in executive search and leadership consulting. He is an innovator who connects people, ideas and actions.

Philip Burton

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Philip’s areas of expertise include business development, leadership development, diversity and inclusion strategy, coaching, supplier diversity and cultural competence.

With 20+ years of experience in healthcare and life sciences and 10+ years in leadership roles, Philip has extensive experience aligning talent management and organizational development for his clients.

Prior to DHR, Philip led the DE&I practice for a global executive search firm and was managing director at a healthcare consulting firm. He has previous corporate experience with Advocate Healthcare, Hillrom, Bayer, Lilly, Roche and Abbott.

Philip has a DE&I certificate from eCornell. In his free time, he finds numerous ways to give back, he previously served on the Board of the National Association of Health Services Executives and is past president of the Chicago-Midwest NAHSE Chapter. His additional associations and affiliations include the American College of Health Executives; Chicago Health Executive Forum, where he was the Co-Chair for the DEI committee; the National Association of Latino Health Executives; and AHA’s Institute for Diversity and Health Equity.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Our Diversity Practice Group was launched in 2010, with the express focus of supporting our clients need for diverse teams. Through a consultative and collaborative approach, internally and externally, DHR and our partners have worked to bring the importance of…
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