Stanton Chase uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Learn More
I disagree | I accept

James W. Paxton

Regional Practice Leader for Board & Executive Assessment for North America
Senior Director, Healthcare

As Stanton Chase Baltimore’s Senior Director, Healthcare, James W. Paxton brings more than two decades of national and international search and management consulting experience to the firm. During his career, Mr. Paxton has represented a wide range of large national, regional and international healthcare provider firms, including acute and post- acute organizations, corporations, managed care organizations, assisted living companies, large hospital health systems, academic medical centers, physician practice groups, professional healthcare associations, integrated delivery networks and large retirement systems are his clients.

Among the positions he has filled are CEO, COO, key clinical quality improvement, physician devices, marketing and leadership positions for medical foundations.

Prior to joining Stanton Chase, Mr. Paxton served as Senior Partner of another large search and consulting firm. Earlier, he was head of human resources for a large healthcare company with national and international operations.

Mr. Paxton earned a Master’s degree in education from Old Dominion University and a Bachelor’s degree in English from the College of William and Mary.

Practice Groups

Industry Specialization:

Functional Specializations:

Executive Search Firm in Baltimore, MD


400 East Pratt Street, Suite 420
21202 Baltimore, Maryland
United States

View in Google Maps

Phone: +1 410-528-8400

The Stanton Chase Team

The Stanton Chase team includes partners, directors, consultants, researchers, and administrators in countries around the globe. Our service model in retained executive search, assessment, and recruitment remain unparalleled in the industry, as we provide sophisticated, in-depth, global coverage with the personal services like that of a boutique firm. We are proud of our widespread executive search groups: our Global Industry Practice Groups feature members with expertise in every major industry while our Functional Practice Groups provide extraordinary competencies in our leadership consultation services.