Who We Are

ABOUT KR HUGILL ASSOCIATES Executive Search From Firsthand Experience

With over 30 years of experience in senior living and post-acute healthcare management, we understand the qualities companies need from potential candidates to grow profitability and value while enhancing the culture of the organization. We work solely within these sectors, relying on direct executive experience to provide better talent solutions for companies seeking a superior process for talent acquisition.

KR Hugill Associates specializes in recruiting and placing mid- to senior-level operations, clinical services, sales & marketing, development and accounting & finance talent within the senior living and post-acute healthcare sectors.

At KR Hugill Associates, we help our clients locate Impact Talent, the top 20% of the targeted professional group delivering 80% of the impact. They bring more than skill, they bring energy and passion, and their effort doesn't end just because the day has.

As part of MRINetwork™, KR Hugill Associates is affiliated with one of the world's largest recruitment and placement organizations, with approximately 400 offices spanning four continents. Our approach brings together the right combination of scale, expertise, and methodology to match each client's specific needs.


Prior to launching KR Hugill Associates, Kent served in executive roles with Universal Health Services, Inc., Emeritus Senior Living, Hanger Orthopedic Group, Liberty Healthcare, Genesis Health Ventures, HCR ManorCare and Lend Lease Real Estate Investments. In his roles as chief Marketing Officer, he was successful in directing sales teams and developing and implementing innovative clinical programs to grow market share. He also served with distinction as an operations executive with several health care patient services organizations.

Kent’s ability to identify and train high-performing teams and his established network of desirable candidates qualifies him to help his clients attract the professionals they need to execute on priority initiatives and to thrive in today’s highly competitive marketplace.


We understand the needs of companies because we work from a background of leadership experience. Contact us today to discover the difference experience makes.