Sandy Springs resident and former Northside Hospital Chairman and CEO Sidney Kirschner was named managing director of Raising the Bar’s new consulting practice.
Raising the Bar is an Atlanta coaching company focused on developing lawyers, CPAs and other professional service providers.
Prior to overseeing Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Kirschner was chairman, president and CEO of National Service Industries. Before that, he was president of the Electric Motor Division of General Dynamics Corp.
Gov. Sonny Perdue recently appointed Kirschner to the Georgia Board of the Department of Community Health, the lead agency in Georgia for health-care planning and purchasing. The agency has an annual budget of $11 billion.