WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING
Professional Athlete (Retired)
Andy's knowledge and expertise, matched with an incredible passion to help others, makes him the perfect person to seek guidance from when striving to begin or advance their career. As a professional athlete, for nearly a decade, I was looking to apply my degree in healthcare management. Andy's guidance and coaching helped make my goal become a reality and make a quick career transition. I believe Andy's leadership and ability to help me succeed proves that Andy can help anyone, from any background, facing various obstacles.
Andy helped me navigate the challenges during my first 90 days in a new management position. His leadership and guidance was invaluable and helped me become a better manager, leader and person!
Healthcare Administration Student
Andy is a personable, motivated leader who generously shared his expertise to guide my professional development. Over the past year, I had the pleasure of working with Andy as I prepare for graduation. Andy's passion for advising early careerists is evident, and his coaching has exceeded my expectations. He is impactful in his direction, as he taught me how to network effectively, ultimately securing an internship in healthcare. Not only did he provide detailed feedback on my resume and recommend jobs to pursue, but he also encouraged me to evaluate my goals and aspirations of myself. Any student or young professional would be fortunate to have Andy as a coach.
Through weekly tasks and discussions, Andy helped me realize my passions and the roles that would be best suited to my strengths. Andy facilitated discussions with leaders in Wisconsin, helping to build my network and gain valuable knowledge along the way. After Andy's coaching, I feel that I am better prepared to identify, interview for, and be hired into the correct healthcare role for me.
Performance Excellence Practitioner
There are many great skills that Andy possesses but his ability to intellectually navigate complex systems then catalyze highly meaningful & accessible discussion is superb. Andy doesn't identify "problems to solve" but rather captures the multi-scale factors that influence outcomes in a manner that is both comprehensive & actionable. Imbued throughout is, in my estimation, the most critical quality of Andy's professionalism: his genuine investment in bettering the lives of members of our community as well as those providing critical services.
I have known Andy for more than a decade through the American College of Healthcare Executives, and I have had the honor of working directly with him. Rarely in my career have I had an opportunity to work with someone that is so dedicated to the development of tomorrow’s leaders. No matter what capacity you are working with him in I believe he brings a unique perspective having started his career in care delivery and eventually transitioning to lead large scale change across a highly integrated health system. Change at this level requires a strategic leader and partner, one that can clearly articulate a vision followed by a plan for implementation. Skills like this are acquired over time, and from advanced training. I suspect if you are reading this recommendation you may have an interest in working with Andy, rest assured you will be in highly capable hands.
Health System Regional President
Andy Hillig distinguishes himself as a consummate professional. Andy’s diverse capabilities sets him apart from many in his field. Andy has the remarkable ability to analyze a myriad of multifaceted, complex issues to create strategic and operational business plans that have contributed to our organization’s success. Andy is highly respected by his peers and colleagues across the nation. He has been a trusted and valued colleague of mine for over a decade. His many years of experience leading transformational initiatives were invaluable to me and have been widely recognized for its excellence in operational efficiency and effectiveness. One would be hard pressed to find, in Andy’s field, such a charismatic, highly valued, and admired professional whose contributions to our organization are endless.
Chief Administrative Officer
I had the privilege to work with Andy personally in my role as a hospital administrator. Andy helped us to become leaner, while improving our quality and patient experience scores. With his help we have been able to do that while still developing an engaged family of providers, nurses, and other caregivers. He has been a leader both in our system and among health care administrators across the state (in his various ACHE roles), and he knows how to develop a vision and plan of action and then to help motivate people to get behind that vision and plan.
Medical Group Administrative VP
Andy's partners with others around a future that delivers higher value and re-energizes teams around what matters most to them. I have been fortunate to work alongside Andy for nearly 10 years. His approach has remained unchanged - bring others together around a common purpose and design systems that work better. Andy also recognizes that systems won't change unless leadership changes. So, when Andy isn't working on new approaches he is advancing change in our profession through his leadership in the American College of Healthcare Executives - both nationally and in Wisconsin.
Clinic Patient Access Director
Andy excels in people skills, teamwork, leadership and performance excellence/process improvement concepts. He is an innovator and thought leader in an ever-changing healthcare environment. I have known Andy for almost seven years and have directly and indirectly worked with him on several projects related to access and providing care to our poor and vulnerable population in Milwaukee. I have observed him drive to always problem solve and figuring out how to get things to work better. He tackles challenges from a multi-dimensional approach leveraging out-of-the box thinking and pushing the limits on the status quo. I truly enjoy working with Andy and have benefited from years of mentoring at different stages of my career. Andy has also been a strong leader and advocate for the Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives. As a member of the chapter, I have observed Andy for many years, serve in several leadership capacities to move this organization forward in progressive fashion. I strongly recommend Andy.
Regional VP of Clinic Operations
Andy has a diverse array skills to improve operations. He worked closely with my team to improve the patient flow of a highly productive primary care practice. Through his lens of Lean and Operational Efficiency training we improved production of 7% without adding more clinic time. This site now serves as an echo chamber of success and framed the build out of new business models.
Director of Ministry Formation
Andy - your impact on our ministry has and will continue to leave a lasting impression. You have been a force for good and necessary change. You possess and leverage unique gifts, talents, and knowledge that make you the person - and the leader - you are today. Thank you for the contributions you have made, and continue to make, to lead the transformation of health care!
Chief Nursing Officer
I would highly recommend Andy. Andy and I have worked together in Healthcare on numerous successful performance excellence projects. He is very collaborative and helps ensure a project is run on time and on budget. In my CNO role, Andy has helped my teams to clarify and drive change. Andy is innovative and a successful change agent. He would be a fabulous asset to any team!
Performance Excellence Manager
Andy is a highly motivated innovator and change agent in a rapidly shifting health care arena. His skills and talents align perfectly with any company wishing to overcome the status quo and position themselves for the future.
Chief Nursing Officer
Andy is a very effective partner in redesign and process improvement.