Stefan’s experience spans 20 years across client management and business development within professional services and consulting, executive search and healthcare IT software/technology. In 2011, he pursued his passion for helping organizations attract and develop the right leadership, as well as help individuals grow in their careers. To this end, he transitioned to become a successful retained executive search and leadership consultant.
Stefan is the Managing Partner at Quick Leonard Kieffer. Stefan also is Founder and CEO of Career Sharma, where he provides career- and leadership- development coaching and programs for companies and individuals. Stefan has helped countless executives reduce the uncertainty of taking the next step in their careers and become more successful in finding their next position.
Stefan frequently speaks for regional and national trade organizations, including American College of Healthcare Executives, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society and Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration. He also teaches career-development classes at The University of Texas Austin and St. Edward’s University Austin.
Stefan earned his bachelor’s in marketing from North Illinois University. Originally from Chicago, Stefan enjoys the warmth of Austin, Texas, where he resides with his wife and their four-legged best friend. He also speaks conversational Spanish.