Rob Brinkerhoff, MPA

National Managing Director, Healthcare Practice

Rob Brinkerhoff is Managing Director, Healthcare Practice, for the Human Resources & Compensation Consulting practice within Gallagher’s Benefits and HR Consulting division. As practice leader, he oversees efforts to identify and assess healthcare industry trends, and develop ways to help clients succeed. Rob has more than 20 years’ executive leadership experience in HR with large, high-performing healthcare systems. Rob has also led and integrated organizations and models, blending cultures, HR operations, and strategies to drive value for HR. 

Drawing on experience from Gallagher’s 2,600 healthcare clients and one of the industry’s largest survey and benchmarking databases, Rob and his team provide sustainable solutions for governance, leadership development, engagement, analytics, cost containment, and direct-to-employer contracting. He leverages the Gallagher Better WorksSM model to deliver strategies that result in better outcomes through better work. 

Rob has a master’s degree from the University of Central Florida and a bachelor’s from Florida State University. He has held professional and leadership positions in numerous local, state, and national professional and healthcare human resources organizations, and has given presentations on a wide variety of industry topics. Rob holds SPHR designation from the HR Certification Institue, a SHRM-SCP designation from the Society for Human Resource Management, and CCP and CBP designations from the WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals.

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