Executive SearchPlacements

Congratulations! Kristy Lausted & Essentia Health!

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Kristy Lausted as the Senior Human Resource Business Partner (Sr. HRBP), Shared Services at Essentia Health in Duluth, MN. Essentia Health is an integrated health system consisting of 14 hospitals serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 14,100 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners, who serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Our sincere congratulations to Kristy Lausted and Essentia Health!

Kristy Lausted joins Essentia Health from United Hospital, an Allina Health hospital. While there, Kristy partnered with the organization’s leaders and provided her functional expertise to align HR needs to the organization’s strategic objectives. Ms. Lausted was with Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare for twelve years prior to United Hospital.

Kristy Lausted is a highly experienced HR Business Partner, excelling with building relationships and providing high value to both leadership and the organization. Kristy will be partnering with middle and senior management, helping them execute the HR strategies that foster organizational and people effectiveness.

Ms. Lausted earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, in Menomonie, WI, and her Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Headquartered in Duluth, Minnesota, Essentia Health combines the strengths and talents of 13,800 employees, including more than 2,100 physicians and advanced practitioners. Essentia Health, which includes many Catholic facilities, is guided by the values of Quality, Hospitality, Respect, Joy, Justice, Stewardship, and Teamwork. The organization lives out its mission by having a patient-centered focus at 14 hospitals, 71 clinics, six long-term care facilities, three assisted living facilities, three independent living facilities, five ambulance services, and one research institute.

HARTZ Search is a proud partner of Essentia Health! We look forward to following the continued success of both Kristy Lausted, the new Senior Human Resource Business Partner, Shared Services, and Essentia Health!