About Jim

Jim Veronesi is a special director and faculty member with the Advisory Board Company's Talent Development division. He has delivered over 850 workshops and research presentations at leading hospitals, health systems, and professional organizations in the United States, Europe, and Australia. In addition to teaching, he provides guidance to executive teams on curriculum planning, accountability for learning application, and leadership culture.

He works with a diverse range of audiences—specializing in executive, physician, and nursing audiences—to build leadership capacity and advance organizational objectives. Jim also retains leadership responsibility for ongoing design of a comprehensive on-boarding program for the Talent Development division of the Advisory Board, and serves as the primary mentor for new faculty colleagues.

Jim also assists with the design and refinement of the Advisory Board Company's leadership curriculum, field testing emerging leadership concepts, and speaking at Advisory Board Company national meetings. He also assists with quality control by preparing faculty colleagues to present Talent Development programs.

Jim has an extensive clinical, research, management, and teaching experience. His areas of expertise include leadership, staffing and workload management, recruitment and retention, finance, and informatics. Jim has published his work in numerous journals and has made several book contributions, including Topics in Emergency Medicine, and Nursing Administration Quarterly, and most recently served for several years as the management and leadership columnist in Home Health Management and Practice. In addition he has served on the board of a number of professional organizations and publications.

Prior to joining the Advisory Board in 2006, Jim held management and senior level nursing leadership positions, including Chief Nursing Officer at academic tertiary care centers and community hospitals, including Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Penn., Somerset Hospital Center for Health in Somerset, Penn., and the Penn State Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Penn. He also served as a faculty member in the Duquesne University Rangos School of Health Sciences, teaching undergraduate and graduate level students.

A graduate of the Jameson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing, Mr. Veronesi holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing, Nursing Administration from Duquesne University, in Pittsburgh, Penn. Jim is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Advanced Nurse Executive and has been designated a Certified Healthcare Executive by the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Jim currently lives in Kittanning, Penn. and enjoys leisure travel, the arts, and amusement parks.


Areas of expertise

Collaboration, Workforce, Employee Engagement, High Potential Employee Development, Leadership, Leadership Culture, Succession Management, Change Leadership, Strategy Skills, Skill Development, Change Management, Strategic Alignment,

Jim Veronesi

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