“I commit to my life long mission as a clinician-based sales leader to make others the hero of their story.”
Ashleigh Kirsten RN BSN
AK Consultants & Healthcare, LLC
Ashleigh Kirsten RN BSN
Founder and CEO
Ashleigh Kirsten’s career as an experienced clinician, business professional and entrepreneur spans more than 20 years. She is recognized for her intuition that delivers on both strategy and clinical creativity as she works with healthcare organizations to increase revenue and successfully scale.
Ashleigh’s original clinician-based sales model served as a standard practice as she regularly surpassed sales goals with various healthcare providers. Her background includes sales and business development experience in electronic medical records, home health care, hospice & palliative care, and medical sales fields.
Ashleigh’s ability to create innovative revenue and sales solutions is rooted in curiosity and compassion. As a young critical care and peri-operative nurse, she advocated for her patients and regularly identified unique approaches to care. Today, she brings that same passion to supporting clients as they work toward their organizational growth goals.
Her track record for delivering unprecedented results is evident through sales, client satisfaction, employee recruitment and solution program development. Ashleigh’s desire to share this strategic clinical-based sales and leadership approach with others became the genesis of AK Consultants & Healthcare.
Under Ashleigh’s leadership as CEO, AK Consultants & Healthcare has grown exponentially in the last 24 months, with a year-over-year revenue growth of 345 percent and the number of clients expanded by 300 percent. Her team has expanded accordingly with 400 percent employee growth and 216 percent contractor growth. Representing the only full-service growth management company for post-acute care healthcare businesses nationally, AK regularly attains impressive results for clients. Ashleigh has personally spearheaded growth strategy that launched providers in new markets, growing the number of patients from 0 to 2,600 in under two years’ time for one client and reaching 1000 percent growth of patient visits over one years’ time for another client. Her successful sales approach for clients is an established blueprint for effectual scaling.
Ashleigh is a registered nurse and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, an Associate of Science degree in Nursing, and an Associate of Arts degree in general studies, business and psychology. She also holds several advanced clinical and business specialty certifications. Lastly, Ashleigh is a Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate.