- About Us
Sandy Garrett brings over 15 years of direct locum tenens experience, having started her career as a recruiter working for CompHealth and Kron Medical. Sandy played an integral part in the first merger between Jackson & Coker and Nationwide Medical Services in 1998, and she served as a senior-level executive for JCNationwide for over 5 years -- ultimately guiding it through a final evolution into Jackson & Coker Locum Tenens. Currently, Sandy serves as President of Jackson & Coker. She attended Gibbs College in Montclair, NJ.
President, Permanent Division
Mr. Stajduhar serves as President of Jackson & Coker’s Permanent Recruitment Division. He began his career in physician recruitment with Jackson & Coker in 1986 and was quickly promoted to Vice President of the firm’s Northwest region. Since then, his professional accomplishments have included developing a regionally based physician recruitment firm in the Rocky Mountains into a national presence, as well as helping a large HCA healthcare system launch an in-house physician recruitment team that, within two years, was placing over 900 physicians annually. A sought-after speaker for national medical associations and residency programs, Tony is particularly gratified to help young physicians find the right fit early in their careers. He embraces the current trend of merging technology with recruitment methodology, including full-throttle participation in social media, to enhance Jackson & Coker’s approach to matching qualified providers with appealing practice opportunities. Tony, his wife, Caron, and their three daughters enjoy a variety of recreational and family activities.
Senior Vice President
Dane Altman began working in healthcare staffing and consulting with Rick Jackson in 1979. Thirteen years later, Dane co-founded MD Network, a physician staffing firm, and then served as Vice President of Strategic Accounts with HealtheCareers Network, a healthcare niche job board. Now back at Jackson & Coker, Dane speaks before numerous professional organizations across the country and is quoted in articles regarding healthcare staffing, business development, leadership and online recruitment advertising. As a Senior Vice President in Jackson & Coker's Permanent Division, Dane is responsible for developing new business in the western half of the U.S. A graduate of Harding University, Dane resides in Plano, Texas with his wife, Carole.
Sr. Vice President, Primary Care
A native Floridian, Dave Booher graduated from Florida State University in 1999 with bachelor of sciences degrees in Accounting and Finance, and obtained his CPA license in August of 2000. He has worked in a wide variety of industries including insurance, manufacturing, Internet sales, and healthcare staffing. In addition to gaining insight and experience in the accounting and financial aspects of running a business, Dave has developed skills in product and resources management, operational reporting, and leading a successful medical specialty team. Dave currently serves Jackson & Coker as Vice President of both Emergency Medicine and Primary Care.
Controller, Permanent Division
A native of Jamaica, Dwayne Roache began his Jackson & Coker career as Senior Accountant. He was promoted to Controller of the Permanent Division and is passionate about his work. Dwayne earned his degree in Accounting and Finance from Georgia State University. Out of the office, Dwayne enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter.
Vice President, Marketing
Mr. McEachern graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1983 with degrees in Business Communications and Marketing. He has worked in the physician-staffing industry since 1992. Ed has spearheaded the growth and influence of Jackson & Coker’s Marketing Department, including launching major initiatives in social media, conducting ground-breaking surveys and publishing the acclaimed online monthly newsletter, the Jackson & Coker Industry Report. Outside of Jackson & Coker, Ed serves the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations on the ethics committee and was recently re-elected to the Board of Directors. He has been published in several industry publications and frequently makes presentations on specialized marketing strategies. Ed is also involved in Jackson Healthcare charitable interests, including traveling to Honduras with Mission Predisan and organizing local Police Athletic League events.
Vice President - Government Healthcare
A recruiter since 1982, Mr. Weikle is Vice President of Jackson & Coker’s Government Division. With 20 years of service in the US Army, Randy was involved in high-level recruitment of Special Forces and Special Operations personnel, and he retired as a Major. In the private sector, Randy has spent over 16 years recruiting locum tenens providers for government contracts -- placing over 2,000 physicians and signing more than 2,000 locum tenens government contracts with face value in excess of $750 million. Randy and his team have placed locum tenens physicians in 175 Veterans Administration hospitals/Clinics and recruited for DOD facilities as well as Indian Health, Federal and State run Clinics and the Prison Systems. On any given day, Randy manages 75-80 full time equivalent physicians working as locum tenens in government facilities across the country. Using his in-depth industry knowledge, Randy developed the Jackson Healthcare locum tenens recruiter training program. For the last five years, Randy has taught the course weekly to Jackson Healthcare personnel. A passionate supporter of our troops, Randy supports Project Mail Call, The Wounded Warrior Project and other Veteran focused charities. His personal interests include travel (36 countries to date) and ballroom dancing with Susie, his wife of over 35 years.
Steven Saslona serves as Jackson & Coker’s Controller, managing a staff of ten professionals that handles all aspects of corporate accounting for the firm. He received his B.S in Accounting from the University of Central Florida in 1996 and his MBA in Finance from DeVry University Keller Graduate School of Management in 2005. Steven’s professional career has spanned several industries: restaurant/hospitality, freight handling, public accounting with KPMG LLP, and professional and medical staffing. His professional memberships include AICPA and the Georgia Society of CPA’s.
Vice President, National Sales
Thomas McKeever, ACHE, currently serves as the Vice President of National Sales Director for Jackson & Coker, with over 13 years of successful healthcare consulting experience, specializing in physician recruitment, relocation, retention and the marketing of both physician opportunities and communities. Throughout his career, Mr. McKeever has successfully consulted on thousands of physician recruitment initiatives spanning direct work with health systems, hospitals, multispecialty groups and private practices, both clinical and academic from a nationwide perspective.
Executive Vice President, Marketing
Tim Sheley is a Partner and Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Jackson & Coker’s Permanent Division. He joined Jackson & Coker in 2002 as a founding Partner. With over 15 years of experience in physician search, Tim has consulted hundreds of clients in various practice settings. Tim is a noted expert in the field, having been quoted in USA Today, Modern Healthcare and the Industry Report. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Tim graduated from Georgia Southern University. Outside interests include spending time with his wife and three daughters as well as volunteering with the Men of St. Brigid and United Way. Tim enjoys the challenge of growing a company and bringing clients together with quality physicians
Sr. Vice President, Operations
As Senior Vice President of Operations, Tony’s operational management responsibilities span over numerous divisions of the company including Psychiatry, Neurology, Surgery, Anesthesiology / CRNA, Radiology, and Radiation Oncology. The divisions rolling up to Tony have grown exponentially under his leadership and account for approximately 75% of the company’s total revenue. Tony began his healthcare career in 1989 with CompHealth, one of the nation’s leading providers in healthcare staffing. In 1996, he joined Nationwide Medical Services, Inc. to launch a Behavioral Health division operating exclusively out of Salt Lake City, Utah and soon became the company’s highest producing specialty. Two years later, Nationwide Medical Services, Inc. merged with Jackson & Coker where Tony served as Director and Vice President of JCNationwide. Tony remained in this capacity and continued to oversee the operations until 2009 which is when he relocated from Salt Lake City, Utah to Atlanta, Georgia to serve as Senior Vice President of Operations. Tony attended the University of Utah and is bi-lingual in English and Spanish, which made him a welcome addition to a recent Jackson & Coker volunteer mission trip to Predisan in Honduras. On a personal note, Tony enjoys skiing / snowboarding, tennis, golf and spending quality time with his wife Gina and two children, Gabriela and Kai.
Vice President Credentialing
With over 15 years of credentialing experience and a Master of Science Degree in Health Services Administration from the University of Central Florida, Tracy John is well qualified to run Jackson & Coker’s credentialing team. The Orlando, Florida native earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Services Administration from The University of Central Florida and has worked in many credentialing settings, including locum tenens, CVO, managed care and group practice. Tracy thrives in the challenging and fast paced environment of locum tenens credentialing. Out of the office, Tracy enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters and son in their North Atlanta home.