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Trusted Partners in Strategic Workforce Solutions

Our sales experts are healthcare industry specialists, delivering personalized and strategic workforce solutions for hospitals nationwide. With deep industry knowledge, a proactive approach and exceptional customer service, they ensure your facility operates efficiently and optimally. Partner with our team to experience the Fastaff difference in strategic talent management.

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At Fastaff, we pride ourselves on our unwavering commitment to Operational Flexibility, Rapid Response, Guaranteed Delivery and addressing Hard-to-Fill Specialties. These principles form the cornerstone of our service, ensuring that hospitals nationwide receive unparalleled staffing solutions. Partner with our team to experience the Fastaff difference in strategic staffing.

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Kathy Kohnke, MBA, MHA, is a distinguished healthcare industry leader with nearly four decades of experience. From pivotal roles at Supplemental Health Care and Preferred Healthcare Staffing to various high-ranking positions at Parallon, Kathy's expertise in healthcare staffing and advisory services has consistently driven operational excellence. Kathy's remarkable career showcases a commitment to innovation and superior leadership in the healthcare sector.

Joe Cardella

Supporting: CO, CT, DE, MA, ME, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT Boasting more than twenty years of expertise in healthcare sales and operations leadership, Joe has cultivated a reputation for his exceptional servant-leadership approach and unwavering dedication to achieving outstanding results. Throughout his extensive career, he has garnered trust and admiration within the healthcare community, firmly establishing his status as a dependable frontrunner when it comes to nurse staffing. His guiding values—integrity, empathy and collaboration—drive his commitment to making a meaningful impact in the healthcare industry. Joe's dedication to enhancing healthcare services and patient care is fueled by the desire to do what's right and cultivate understanding amidst challenges.

Alicia Cassidy

Supporting: AR, AZ, CA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MN, MO, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, SD, TX, WA, WI Alicia is a passionate healthcare professional with more than 20 years of experience. She thrives in innovative settings that promote critical thinking, teamwork, and cost-effective strategies customized for each facility. Her successful history showcases her ability to engage and guide leaders during disruptive and challenging times in hospitals. Alicia has an impressive career in leadership roles like VP of Sales, Regional Sales Director and more. She's experienced in business development, sales and marketing for start-ups to established companies. Her expertise spans travel nursing, physician staffing, case management, revenue cycle management and executive staffing.

Blake DiNapoli

Supporting: AK, AL, DC, FL, GA, HI, KY, MD, MI, MS, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV, WY Blake is a distinguished Sales Director at Fastaff, leveraging 15 years of staffing experience across various healthcare settings. Based in Florida, she oversees client relationships in the Southeast region. Blake excels in cultivating meaningful connections with clients and clinicians, striving to make a positive impact on patient care by providing tailored staffing solutions. Her impressive track record includes multiple prestigious staffing awards like the 100+ Club and Presidents Circle, showcasing her ability to understand client needs and deliver excellence.

Lauren Hopkins

Supporting: AL, AZ, FL, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NM, SD, TN, TX, WI Since joining the company in 2016, Lauren has been instrumental in fostering strong ties with hospital nursing directors, focusing on strategic Rapid Response® staffing for healthcare facilities. Lauren's extensive experience in the healthcare industry has been pivotal to Fastaff's expansion, backed by her solid Business Development and Leadership expertise. A three-time President's Club award winner at Ingenovis Health for exceptional performance, Lauren is known for her self-motivation and steadfast client commitment. She is passionate about positively influencing healthcare leaders and has established a network of solid relationships throughout the Midwest over seven years.

Michelle Garon

Supporting: AR, DE, GA, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, OH, VA, VT, WV Michelle has over 25 years of experience in nurse staffing, with the last 15 years dedicated to Fastaff. She excels at building lasting, trustworthy connections with both new and existing clients, working closely with them to create smart staffing strategies. Her dedication to surpassing client expectations is evident through her exceptional service delivery and smooth collaboration with other departments at Fastaff. Starting her healthcare staffing career at Cross Country Staffing, Michelle developed a deep understanding of the healthcare sector and its various staffing roles. Her journey from a recruiter associate to a Business Development Manager/Territory Operations Manager proves her commitment and skill in the industry.

Chandra Schroeder

Supporting: AK, CA, CO, CT, DC, HI, KY, MD, NE, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, UT, WA, WY Chandra, with over twenty years in healthcare staffing, excels in increasing profits and business growth within her accounts. She's adept at identifying new sales avenues and deepening existing client relationships to enhance the company's success. Her ability to forge meaningful connections with hospital stakeholders is crucial to her achievements. Working alongside sales and account management teams, Chandra focuses on client satisfaction, revenue enhancement, and sustaining business relationships. At Fastaff, her consistent overachievement in sales targets and her ability to establish robust partnerships with key clients and healthcare networks have earned her the prestigious President's Club award for five consecutive years, affirming her significant impact on revenue and profit growth in her region.