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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long has TBA Executive Search been in business?
A: TBA Executive Search was established in 1996 by a medical device industry executive. L. Randy Billingsley and Tom P. Tierney joined the firm a few years later as managing partners, and have grown the firm into one of the leading niche market executive search practices.

Today, TBA teams with many client companies ranging from Fortune 500 industry leaders to start-up organizations, and is known as the leading resource for industry information and trend knowledge.

Q: What Services do you offer?
A: We provide both transaction and advisory services for our clients; ranging from contingency and retained search assignments to consulting services such as providing employment trend analyses, compensation surveys and deployment strategy studies.

Q: How is your company structured?
A: TBA Executive Search is staffed by highly qualified recruiting professionals located throughout the United States. Our clients gain several advantages from our decentralized organizational structure:
We can find and retain the best recruiters, regardless of location.
Our recruiters are able to locate qualified active and passive candidates throughout the country. 
We work from virtually anywhere to serve our clients's needs.

Q: How do you remain knowledgeable in the industry?
A: We believe in order to best serve our clients, we need to experience, first hand, how the products, technological and diagnostic advances, operational changes, and governmental regulations affect those entrenched in the industry on a daily basis. TBA's managers and recruiters remain abreast of the ever-evolving industry through constant communication with candidates and clients, and research through industry publications.

But we go further than that. We are affiliated with several industry organizations and regularly attend trade shows and events, including RSNA, ACC, HIMSS, SIIM, and many others. Our active involvement with these major industry associations provides us thorough and timely knowledge of current trends and how those trends affect both clients and candidates.

Q: Where do you find qualified candidates?
A: TBA's recruiting team builds its proprietary, comprehensive candidate database through its many resources, but more importantly, they develop long-term relationships with candidates throughout their career progression. We qualify and re-qualify candidates, not only for specific position requirements but also to categorize their skills and background for the best cultural fit for its client companies.

Q: Who are your clients?
A: Our client relationships grow and evolve with the ever-changing medical imaging, medical device, and healthcare IT industry and range from Fortune 500 industry leaders to niche market start-up technology companies.

Q: What types of positions do your clients need to fill?
A: TBA places candidates ranging from mid-level salespeople and managers to C-level executives. Listed below are some of the positions we recruit for.


Check our available positions for a current list.

  • Project Manager

  • Product Marketing Manager

  • Account ExecutiveSr. Sales Executive

  • Field Service Engineer

  • Director of Sales

  • Service Sales Specialist

  • Region Sales Manager

  • Vice President, Sales

  • Business Development Manager

  • Software Developer

  • Clinical Application Specialist

  • Network Service Engineer

  • EMR Product Sales

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