Tipton’s Executive Nursing Consultants are a group of experts who have decades of experience leading renowned hospitals and health systems across the country. Learn more about one of those consultants, Kimberly Nagy, MSN, RN, NEA-BC. Kim will be leading a session in our upcoming free webinar series, Strategic Leadership During a Crisis.


Kimberly Nagy, MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Kimberly Nagy is an accomplished healthcare executive with a career spanning more than 35 years. Kimberly currently serves as principal and founder of Kimberly Nagy Consulting LLC.

Prior to becoming a healthcare consultant, Kimberly served as Executive Vice President of Patient Services and Chief Nursing Office of Northwest Community Healthcare, a 500+ bed, Level II Trauma, Level III NICU, Acute Care Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois. During her tenure, she brought together individuals to forge high-functioning teams, established herself as an inspirational change agent, using her clinical and business acumen to identify necessary transformations in current strategies, designed and developed new processes to support continued growth of the organization.  Her capability in achieving exemplary nursing and operational outcomes at all levels of operation is evident throughout her career, setting high standards of improvement and ensuring they are achieved.  She also served as Chair of the Nursing Executive Council at Northwest Community to lead out on organizational imperatives to increase nurse board certification rates, reduce RN turnover, enhance care coordination, and advance knowledge in areas of professional development, service line standardization,  workforce planning and strategic governance.  Led out on the organizations 3rd Magnet®  re-designation.

Earlier in her career, Kimberly served as Vice President of Operations and Chief Nursing Executive Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, a 200 bed, Level II Trauma, Acute Care Hospital, Lake Forest, Illinois. During her time at Lake Forest Hospital, Kimberly’s hands-on transformational leadership, vision and guidance assisted the organization to earn its initial Magnet® Designation.

Kimberly earned her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Nursing from Purdue University.  She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, AONL, IONL, ANA, and ACHE. She  earned Nurse Executive Advanced Board Certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), as well as Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certification.

Kimberly has served as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Chicago and a Member of the AONL Directors Fellowship Task Force.


Click here to register for Kim’s webinar, Authentic and Extraordinary Leadership for Achieving Success.