Healthcare Staffing Summit
Location: Washington, DC
Start Date: November 8, 2016
Chief Information Officer, AMN Healthcare
Jeanette Sanchez is Chief Information Officer for AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. Ms. Sanchez’s career has spanned Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare, consumer packaged goods, and manufacturing industries where she has conducted business in multiple US locations, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Ms. Sanchez has held leadership roles in strategic planning, governance, large scale technology modernization, and business transformation events and brings a rich understanding of IT related to global supply chain management, retail, product design and development, finance, corporate administration, quality assurance and regulatory affairs. Known for setting vision and strategy development, she gained executive approval for two IT strategic plans at Mattel and Bausch & Lomb capturing significant cost savings, business process optimization and technology standardization. Prior to AMN, Ms. Sanchez was Vice President, IT at CareFusion responsible for supporting technologies in the Medical Systems operating unit and corporate functions (HR, Finance, Legal, QRA and R&D). Prior to her role at CareFusion, she served as Vice President Global Business Solutions at Mattel responsible for supply chain and corporate technologies. Prior to Mattel, she was Vice President of Americas IT for Bausch & Lomb and also worked for Edwards Lifesciences, Baxter International and Allergan. Ms. Sanchez was recently awarded the 2013 California National Diversity Council Most Powerful and Influential Women of California. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Mental Health Systems and is a member of HIMSS and Society for Information Management.
President, Professional Services and Staffing, AMN Healthcare
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.
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 three-time honoree of Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 list of industry leaders.
Mr. Henderson serves on the Board of Managers of Pipeline Health Holdings, LLC. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Northern Arizona University.
Division President, Locum Tenens, AMN Healthcare
Sean Ebner is President of the AMN Healthcare Locum Tenens division and is responsible for the leadership of several brands including: Staff Care, Linde Healthcare, and Locum Leaders.
A seasoned executive with more than 20 years of professional services experience, Sean joined AMN in 2012. Prior to joining the AMN Healthcare family of companies, Mr. Ebner was a key senior executive of Technisource, one of the largest IT services providers in North America. Mr. Ebner oversaw the regional branch organization, the strategic account portfolio, and the national strategic sales organization. Mr. Ebner holds an Undergraduate Degree in Finance and a Master of Business Administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Senior Vice President, Strategic Accounts, AMN Healthcare
Becky Kahn is Senior Vice President of Strategic Accounts for AMN Healthcare. She joined AMN in 2002 and has 30 years of progressive experience within the healthcare industry, specializing in staffing, client sales and account management. Ms. Kahn is responsible for the implementation and account management of all of AMN Managed Services accounts under our nursing, allied and locums staffing divisions.
In her tenure with AMN, Ms. Kahn has served in several roles including oversight of the AMN local staffing division, Senior Vice President of Client Sales and Services, where she was responsible for sales and account management for our travel nursing division. She also has been Vice President of Managed Services, National Accounts, Client Contracts and Client Operations. Prior to joining AMN, Ms. Kahn worked as Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer at Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association (AZHHA). She holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Management from the University of Phoenix.
Divisional Vice President of Recruitment, AMN Healthcare
Kerry Sirkka's personal mission is to live life to its fullest with both her family and her team. She thrives in developing people, executing strategy, and delivering happiness. Kerry Sirkka wants to be seen as a person who helps AMN remain number one in the industry in both numbers and engaged employees. She is passionate about patient care and committed to finding the supply of healthcare professionals to meet today’s growing healthcare demand.