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The AMN Healthcare executive team is comprised of some of the healthcare staffing industry's best and brightest. Here's an overview of the AMN leadership team, from the AMN Healthcare CEO to the management thought leaders who round out our panel of experts.
Susan Salka is CEO, president, and director of AMN Healthcare Services, Inc., (AMN). Under her leadership, AMN has become known as the innovator in healthcare workforce solutions and the largest and most diversified healthcare staffing company in the nation.Read full bio
Ms. Salka is an active industry spokesperson in the healthcare and investment community, and has been one of the driving forces behind the company’s strategic and operational success since joining the company in 1990.
Before becoming CEO and president, Ms. Salka served in several other executive positions at AMN Healthcare, including CFO, COO and Senior Vice President of Business Development. Ms. Salka currently serves on the board of directors of McKesson, The Campanile Foundation at San Diego State University, and serves on the editorial advisory board of Directors & Boards magazine. She previously served on other public company boards, such as Beckman Coulter and Playtex Products.
Ms. Salka takes an active role helping others to achieve their personal and professional goals. She is keenly aware of the need to promote the value of women in leadership and in the importance of community service and support. In both 2008 and 2016, Ms. Salka was recognized as San Diego’s Most Admired Public Company CEO. Ms. Salka was presented with the Exemplary Award at San Diego Business Journal Women Who Mean Business Awards in 2011 and was honored as the 2012 Woman of the Year by San Diego Magazine.
Ms. Salka was also recognized as one of San Diego’s Top Influentials in 2011 and 2014 by the San Diego Daily Transcript. In 2014, Ms. Salka was named Director of the Year for Corporate Citizenship by the Corporate Director’s Forum. As an alumna of Chadron State University, Ms. Salka has been honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award. She was also awarded the Monty Award for accomplished alumni by San Diego State University, where she received her master’s degree in finance. In 2016, Ms. Salka was honored by San Diego State University with the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from the college of business administration.
Brian Scott joined AMN Healthcare in December 2003. He was appointed CFO, Chief Accounting Officer, and Treasurer in January 2011. Read full bio
Prior to that time, Mr. Scott served in a variety of financial and operational roles for AMN, including most recently as Senior Vice President of Operations, Finance, and Business Development, in which capacity he oversaw our corporate financial planning and analysis, capital funding and business development activities. He has also served as President of the pharmacy staffing division and as Director, Senior Director and Vice President of Finance, where his roles have included overseeing all accounting operations and SEC reporting.
Mr. Scott started his career in San Francisco with KPMG and later became a partner in a mid-sized CPA firm. Mr. Scott also served as controller of a biotechnology company. He is a certified public accountant (inactive) in California, and received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and a Master's of Business Administration from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
Julie Fletcher is the Chief Talent Officer for AMN Healthcare and in that role she provides leadership for attracting, developing, and optimizing team member talent for corporate roles and across the AMN diverse family of workforce solutions and staffing companies. She is also responsible for Credentialing Operations, which encompasses the critical process of validating required credentialing documents for our healthcare providers. Read full bio
Ms. Fletcher joined AMN Healthcare in 2008 as the Senior Vice President, Human Resources and was promoted to the Chief Talent Officer role in 2014. AMN Healthcare is passionately committed to investing in its talent as a key differentiator and Ms. Fletcher leads all aspects of the team member lifecycle.
Prior to joining AMN, Ms. Fletcher served as the Chief Human Resources Officer for H&R Block’s Option One Mortgage Company in Irvine, CA. In that role, she championed a new talent strategy for the 5,500-person brand of a 110,000 person organization. Prior to H&R Block, Ms. Fletcher was a top HR executive for the Los Angeles Times, a division of The Tribune Company. Ms. Fletcher has also served as a key player at the Walt Disney Co./Parks and Resorts Division, leading Human Resource Services and a host of leadership roles in the people and cast functions.
She is actively involved in the human resource community beyond her role at AMN Healthcare. She is a member of the CHRO Council of the Conference Board and was named to the Board of Directors for Make-a-Wish® San Diego. Ms. Fletcher earned a Bachelor of Science degree in HR Management and Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University, and a Master of Science in HR Management Development from Chapman University.
Marcia Faller, PhD, RN, is the Chief Clinical Officer for AMN Healthcare. Throughout her tenure with AMN, Dr. Faller has championed the development of consistent quality standards for credentialing and competency evaluation of healthcare professionals, setting AMN apart in the industry and giving it a name synonymous with quality healthcare professionals.Read full bio
As a result of her efforts, the AMN rigorous screening and quality control processes meet and often exceed Joint Commission and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards. Since joining AMN in 1989, as Vice President of Nursing, Dr. Faller has taken on roles of increasing responsibility and, throughout her tenure; she has led sales teams, implemented de novo service lines, and provided leadership for both information technology and human resources. Currently Dr. Faller leads a team of approximately 200 staff in credentialing, education and clinical service areas under a Shared Services model. Dr. Faller earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arizona, a Master of Science in Nursing and Doctorate in Nursing from the University of San Diego.
Denise Jackson joined AMN Healthcare as General Counsel and Vice President of Administration in October 2000. Read full bio
Ms. Jackson is responsible for our legal, corporate governance, long-term incentive and equity compensation strategies, risk management, corporate audit services, and government affairs functions. She was appointed as Secretary in May 2003 and Senior Vice President in November 2004.
From 1995 to September 2000, Ms. Jackson worked for The Mills Corporation serving as Vice President and Senior Counsel from 1998 to 2000. She holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Arizona, a Master of Public Health from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies from the University of Arizona. Ms. Jackson is licensed as an attorney in California, the District of Columbia, Arizona, and New York. Ms. Jackson serves on the Boards of Pipeline Health Holdings, LLC, Girls on the Run International, the Association of Corporate Counsel San Diego, and the Lux Art Institute.
Ralph Henderson, President of Professional Services and Staffing for AMN Healthcare, is responsible for leading client services and the sales and financial performance of AMN staffing businesses that comprise nurse, allied, locum tenens, interim leadership and executive search. Read full bio
Mr. Henderson joined AMN as President, Nurse Staffing, in September 2007. In February 2009, he was appointed President, Nurse and Allied Staffing, and in February 2012, he was named President, Healthcare Staffing, as he assumed executive leadership for all temporary staffing divisions.
Prior to joining AMN, Mr. Henderson served as Senior Vice President, Group Executive, for Spherion, Inc., one of the largest commercial and professional staffing companies in the United States. Mr. Henderson started with Spherion in 1995 and held several leadership positions, including Regional Vice President and General Manager, Vice President of National Accounts, and Senior Vice President, Western Division.
Prior to Spherion, Mr. Henderson was employed by American Express for nine years; in his last role there he served as Vice President of Sales and Account Management in the Travel Management Services Division.
He is a three-time HRO Today Superstar and also a four-time honoree of Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 list of industry leaders.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University.
Dan White brings more than 25 years of professional experience in recruitment, product marketing and management, software development, executive leadership and venture capital. Read full bio
As President of Strategic Workforce Solutions, he is responsible for business development for the suite of AMN Healthcare workforce solutions, including the industry-leading Managed Services Programs (MSP), Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Strategic Accounts and Client Marketing teams.
As an industry pioneer and veteran, he is responsible for leading AMN top-ranked Managed Services Provider (MSP) and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) businesses, while reshaping the way AMN delivers its workforce solutions to its diverse client base. Mr. White possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and has a proven track record in building innovative products to solve gaps in the marketplace and in implementing large scale RPO programs at companies including Convergys Corporation and IBM. He founded SkillSet Software in 1993 and has continued to build his career through sales and operational leadership roles across the industry. Mr. White is also a recognized industry spokesman, speaking regularly on the topic of workforce lifecycle management, recruitment best practices, human resources systems design and talent optimization, among other related topics. He received a BBA in Accounting from the University of San Diego in 1985.
Landry Seedig serves as Division President of Travel Nursing, where he is responsible for leading sales and financial performance. Read full bio
Demonstrating a proven ability to drive and manage large-scale business initiatives, as well as offering extensive experience in operations management, marketing, integrations and business development, Mr. Seedig has been in the healthcare staffing sector since 2001, and had worked in the IT staffing sector prior to that time. Mr. Seedig is passionate about helping team members achieve professional development goals, and takes an active role in AMN committees such as mentoring, traveler benefits, and government compliance. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Texas A&M University.
Jeff Decker serves as Division President for our Locum Tenens service line and is responsible for the leadership of AMN locum tenens brands including Staff Care and Locum Leaders. Read full bio
Mr. Decker has been with the AMN organization for more than 15 years, most recently leading the Allied division, and he brings to AMN Healthcare a successful background in recruitment, operations management, marketing and brand development. Prior to joining the company, he was the President of Resources On Call, building the company from a regional resource to a national market segment leader. He has more than 20 years of experience with the healthcare industry, beginning with the branding of Humana while with McCann Erickson, the world’s largest and most globally experienced advertising network. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Robin Johnson serves as President, AMN Healthcare and is responsible for leading sales and financial performance. Robin brings to AMN more than 20 years of experience in the staffing industry across various functions, including recruitment operations, account management, marketing and sales. Read full bio
Ms. Johnson joins the AMN family from Yoh, a workforce solutions company, where she led 375 team members and was responsible for staffing, RPO, and managed service programs. Prior to Yoh, she served as Senior Vice President of Sales at Adecco.
Ms. Johnson earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Southeast Missouri State University.
Mark Smith serves as President of Physician Permanent Placement at AMN Healthcare Services Inc. and President of Merritt Hawkins. Read full bio
Mr. Smith has been with Merritt Hawkins for more than 26 years and served as Director of its eastern regional office in Atlanta, Georgia, prior to relocating to the corporate office outside Dallas. Mr. Smith is responsible for strategic planning and operations for Merritt Hawkins, providing both overall strategic direction and daily management of recruiting, personnel, and related functions. He is one of the nation's leading experts in the areas of medical staff planning and physician staffing and has advised hundreds of hospitals, medical groups and other health care organizations on issues ranging from physician needs assessments to physician search strategies, compensation formulas, and retention strategies.
With over 20 years in the technology and healthcare industries, Matthew Zubiller is responsible for corporate development, M&A, and strategic planning with a focus on delivering growth through long-term planning, evaluating acquisitions and investments, and engaging in new partner opportunities. Read full bio
Previous to AMN, Mr. Zubiller held operational and strategic leadership roles at McKesson. He also co-founded CollegeHire, a company focused on using technology and services to connect top university talent with the right jobs.
Mr. Zubiller holds an MBA from London Business School, a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania, and a Certificate of Management of Technology from the Berkeley College of Engineering and Haas School of Business.
Brian McCloskey is the Senior Vice President of Candidate Sourcing & Digital Marketing for AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. He is responsible for leading the strategic development and management of sourcing initiatives across all of the AMN businesses. Read full bio
Prior to joining AMN in 2013, Brian spent over 17 years with Fortune 500 companies leading various B2B and B2C marketing disciplines. Most recently, he spent six years with Eastman Kodak as the Worldwide Director of Customer Relationship Management, where he created a successful global CRM Center of Excellence. Before joining Kodak, Brian had an 11 year career with the Hewlett-Packard Company. He held several commercial and consumer marketing positions in HP’s Professional Services and Imaging and Printing organizations. He was instrumental in building hpshopping.com, HP’s consumer-direct e-commerce site, where he was responsible for business intelligence and customer relationship management. Prior to joining HP, Brian spent 5 years in the banking industry working in structured finance for Bank of America and ING. Brian holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
To inquire about utilizing a member of the AMN leadership team for a speaking engagement or conference appearance, please email Jim Gogek, Corporate Communications, or call us directly at (858) 720-6259.
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