Brad Veal

Brad Veal

Senior Consultant

Brad Veal is a Senior Consultant with Gallagher MSA Search, a part of the Gallagher Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice. 

Brad’s role at Gallagher MSA Search includes working with clients to execute the full scope of the search firm’s recruitment cycle, where he serves either as the lead consultant on the engagement or part of a collaborative team providing consultative support and solutions.  Brad plays an important role in MSA’s SearchDIRECT service, a streamlined search process for critical Director-level positions within healthcare organizations.   

Brad holds a wealth of industry-specific experience brought from nearly 15 years in the healthcare executive search industry.  He was instrumental in the development and rapid expansion of a top-five healthcare leadership solutions firm.  With his prior organization, Brad served as Executive Vice President of Executive Search, and was a member of the company’s executive leadership team in which he was actively involved in operational assessments, growth initiatives, market analysis, and strategic planning efforts.

Brad has an excellent understanding of both client and candidate needs and motivations, gained through his diversified executive search engagement portfolio.  He has worked on hundreds of healthcare searches from directors and vice-presidents, through the executive suite.  He has partnered with clients across the full spectrum of healthcare organizations from critical-access to tertiary care environments.

Brad holds a Masters in Business Administration from MidAmerica Nazarene University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Business Administration.


  • Adept at creating comprehensive, creative, and successful candidate sourcing and networking strategies for traditionally challenging search projects
  • Able to interface and build strong relationships with the full spectrum of hospital leadership from the C-suite through front-line employees
  • Extensive history of cultivating a candidate network combined with effective client-facing consulting skills
  • Committed to promoting timely and successful search outcomes supported by high levels of client and candidate satisfaction