Lori Schutte has been named president of Cejka Search, the St. Louis-based physician and executive search firm division of publicly traded Cross Country Healthcare.
Schutte, 47, assumed the new role April 1 following the departure of Carol Westfall, who is retiring after 23 years with the firm.
Schutte has been with the company since 2004, most recently as vice president of client services. Before that she was vice president of Mid-America Transplant Services, St. Louis, where she managed organ and tissue donation systems in hospital settings, a Cejka news release said. Her new role gives her responsibility for all business activities of Cejka, including strategic plans and client management.