Working at the highest level demands certain standards. This also applies to executive search. Discretion is important. Having the right connections are vital. The very best of service is, of course, expected. The single most important principle that serves executive recruitment best, however, is understanding.
In October 1996, Michael S. Reeder founded Reeder & Assoc. Ltd. Mr. Reeder has more than 30 years’ experience in the executive search industry, and more than 60 percent of searches conducted by Mr. Reeder are for Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Group/Division President.
Prior to founding Reeder & Assoc. Ltd., Mr. Reeder was senior partner and principal owner of Lamalie Amrop International (at the time, the nation’s 5th largest executive search firm). During his 14-year tenure there, he served on the Management Committee and was consistently recognized as one of the top three producers in the firm. In 1985, Mr. Reeder was named Managing Partner of the Atlanta and Tampa offices. Two years later, he was one of four Lamalie executives to purchase the firm from its founder, Robert E. Lamalie. In 1991, Mr. Reeder became a Senior Partner with Lamalie Amrop and led the firm’s billings in the Health Care and Managed Care Practice until his departure in 1996.
Mr. Reeder has been privileged to perform both executive search and consulting services for some of the nation’s leading health care and managed care companies such as UnitedHealthcare, The Travelers Companies, Independence BlueCross, Coventry Corporation, Aetna, Geisinger Health System, CIGNA Healthcare, Health Care Service Corporation, as well as several BlueCross BlueShield Plans across the country and in Puerto Rico.
Prior to joining Lamalie Amrop International in 1983, Mr. Reeder was a Vice President with MSL International Consultants Ltd., the executive search division of Hay Group. Mr. Reeder began his career in human resources with the Florida Power Corporation in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Mr. Reeder received his BBA from the University of Florida and his MBA from the University of Tampa. He and his wife Christina have two daughters.
Executive Vice President & Partner
Dr. Steven Eveningred’s search practice specializes in the recruitment of senior-level executives across the national health care enterprise. His clients include both for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare and life sciences organizations such as: Managed Care Organization / Health Plans, Integrated Delivery Systems, Hospitals/Providers, Third Party Administrators (TPAs), Healthcare Technology Companies, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and Healthcare Products Companies.
Since joining Reeder and Associates in 2011, Dr. Eveningred has completed search assignments across a broad range of executive management functions. Working with organizations ranging from venture capital start-ups to some of the largest Managed Care Organizations, Dr. Eveningred has worked closely with boards, search committees, and other senior executives in recruiting health care leaders for the following key positions: President and Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Chief Information Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Strategy Officer. Additionally, Dr. Eveningred has also completed several EVP, SVP, VP, Medical Director, and Senior Director level search assignments.
Dr. Eveningred has experience in helping to complete executive search engagements in the areas of Commercial Insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, Dual-Eligibles, Health Care Reform, Insurance Exchanges, Behavioral Health, Risk Contracting, Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM), and Consumer-Driven Health Care.
Prior to joining Reeder and Associates, Ltd. Dr. Eveningred was the head doctor and owner of Eveningred Chiropractic and Wellness Center in Marietta, GA. He holds a doctorate degree in chiropractic from Life University in Marietta, GA. He is also a graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration where he specialized in Finance.
Originally from Port Huron, Michigan, he now resides in Atlanta with his wife and two English Cream Golden Retrievers (Duke and Gracie).