Kristy Weinshel, MBA

SHEA Names New Executive Director

Washington, DC (March 11, 2019) –  Sterling Martin Associates is happy to share The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America’s (SHEA) announcement for their new Executive Director. SMA lead the search that led Kristy Weinshel, MBA to fill this role.

Kristy Weinshel

Reporting to SHEA’s Board of Trustees, the Weinshel is responsible for implementing the strategic initiatives and policy decisions of the Board as well as efficiently and effectively running the day-to-day operations of the Society. Weinshel will provide overall guidance, leadership and management of the Society’s operations and supports the Society’s elected volunteer leadership.

“We are very excited to have Kristy lead our society in her new role as Executive Director to help continue to move SHEA’s vision forward,” said Hilary Babcock, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, president of SHEA in a press release on the Society’s webpage. “Her expertise and experience are important assets to our members and to the mission of our organization.”

Weinshel received an M.B.A. in Finance from The George Washington University as well as a B.A. in marketing with a minor in communications. 

About SHEA 

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), located in Arlington, VA, is conducting a search for a new Executive Director. SHEA has helped define best practices in healthcare epidemiology worldwide since its founding in 1980. The organization has a revenue budget in the $4 million range and a staff of 8. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

SHEA is a nonprofit health and scientific association that improves public health by establishing infection prevention and antibiotic stewardship measures among healthcare providers. They do this by educating the next generation of leaders in their field, leading research studies, translating research into clinical practice, developing smart policy, promoting antibiotic stewardship, and advancing the field of healthcare epidemiology. SHEA’s members are researchers and practitioners who implement standards and improve outcomes. Together, they are all advocates for building a safer, healthier future for all.

SHEA’s expertise is sought by healthcare regulatory and accrediting agencies and its scientific voice guides decision-making bodies in developing rational, effective, and cost-conscious public policies.

About Sterling Martin Associates

Sterling Martin Associates  (SMA) is a national executive search firm founded in 2006 by CEO and Managing Partner, David Martin. SMA specializes in working with associations and nonprofit organizations on senior-level executive searches. With five office locations in Washington, DC, Chicago, New York and California, SMA offers national reach and scope while providing a superior quality of service in a cost-effective manner. Our partners and consultants bring association, nonprofit and for-profit management experience to each of our client engagements. Our team also serves as volunteers for a wide range of nonprofit governing boards.