ARN Healthcare Staffing’s Leadership Team
President and CEO — Matt’s 35+ years of experience includes employment with multiple companies ranging from small ($5 million) to very large ($15 billion). He has also been a business owner in a variety of industries. At ARN, Matt is a hands-on entrepreneur who believes implicitly in the talents of his management team. When not bringing gluten-filled bagels to the OH office and satellite locations, Matt enjoys golf, tennis, platform tennis, biking, fishing, discussing politics, and cheering on his undergrad alma mater, Georgia Tech. Go Yellow Jackets!
Sr. Vice President of Retention and Client Development, Advantage RN— Dawn brings 20+ years of sales, recruitment and account management experience in medical staffing to her current position. She was a regional manager for a public healthcare staffing company and was instrumental in starting several smaller, private medical staffing companies – including Advantage RN and Advantage On Call. When not actively involved in her current role of motivating her team of recruiters and CDMs, Dawn enjoys spending time traveling, camping, reading and listening to music. Dawn is passionate about animals, children, fitness, coaching, cars, Make-A-Wish and orphans in Guatemala. She’s also a big fan of the Cincinnati Bengals and a self-proclaimed Hunger Games nerd!
Sr. Vice President of Recruitment, Advantage RN — Marianne has 16+ years experience in the staffing industry. She currently supervises the Recruiting and Human Resources Departments of Advantage RN. When not brainstorming on how to optimize day-to-day operations and acquiring new talent, Marianne volunteers with a special needs cheer team, resides as president of her daughter’s cheer team booster association, and enjoys watching her son play baseball.
Corporate CPA, Chief Financial Officer — Jeff’s 35+ years of experience includes 20+ years of entrepreneurial-related corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic management consulting experience. At ARN, he manages the Accounting and Payroll Departments as well as the company’s M&A efforts. Jeff holds both BS and MBA degrees and his CPA certification. He enjoys all sports and plays tennis, paddle tennis, and golf. Jeff is also an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts, and proudly serves on the Entrepre-neurship Board at his alma mater, the University of Dayton.
Vice President of Business Development, Advantage RN — Rick had 35 years of experience working with a Fortune 1000 company as a VP and Corporate Officer under his belt when he joined Advantage RN in 2008. His philosophy for serving clients is a “customer first” model — do things FOR the customer not TO the customer. During is off hours, Rick enjoys a round of golf, traveling, and volunteering for Make-A-Wish’s Cincinnati/Dayton Chapter. He also enjoys cheering for his alma mater, Vanderbilt, and hopes one day soon Vandy’s football team will have an Away game that is not the Home team’s Homecoming game!
Vice President, Advantage Locums and Advantage On Call — Milan started his career in the physician staffing industry in 1999 for a leading national locum tenens staffing firm where he became a Divisional Vice President. Milan joined Advantage RN in 2009 to launch Advantage Locums; in 2014 he was charged with day-to-day management of Advantage On Call. When not traveling between Salt Lake City (Locums) and California (AOC) or participating as an active member of the NALTO Ethics Committee, you can find Milan spending time with his family outdoors — usually on a boat in the summer and on the slopes volunteering for the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation at Snowbird in the winter.
Sr. Regional Director of Recruiting, Advantage RN — Alison brings 10+ years of recruiting experience to her role at Advantage RN. She has a varied work history that includes working as an agent for commercial directors in NYC, public relations for a travel company and a recruiter for Office Team, a division of RHI. When not focused on work, she’s usually traveling, reading, going to concerts, shopping or working with one of the charitable organizations she’s involved with. Alison can also be found hanging out with her cute Dachshunds Lucy and Heidi.
Sr. Regional Director of Recruiting, Advantage RN — Tina brings 10+ years of recruiting experience to her role at Advantage RN. Her varied work history includes working as a retail store manager for Abercrombie and Fitch as well as dELiA*s, Inc. After her stint in retail management, she began a career in staffing as a director for Office Team, a division of Robert Half International. When not focused on work, you’ll find Tina enjoying her time with her family which includes her darling 4-year-old, working out, practicing yoga, going to concerts, enjoying outdoor recreational activities, shopping, and spending time in NYC and Dauphin Island, AL.
Sr. Director of Operations, Advantage RN — Susan brings eight years of experience in the healthcare field to our ARN mix including previous experience in the travel nurse industry, working as a CMA for a Pediatrician, working as a medical transcriber and additional experience in non-medical fields. Her diverse work history helps her uncover creative solutions for her housing, compliance and operations goals. When not focused on work, you’ll find Susan working out, shopping, decorating, dancing, and spending lots of time with her husband and two children.
Sr. Director of Account Management — Nikki brings a total 15 years of experience in the travel nursing industry to her current role. She spent her first nine years at Advantage RN as a top producing Account Manager before moving into management. Her previous work history includes a number of years in retail management working for large retailers such as Macy’s and Victoria’s Secret as well as four years as an Account Manager/Recruiter for a smaller travel nursing firm. When not focused on work, you can usually find Nikki spending time with her family which includes her husband of 10 years, two amazing sons, two older step-sons, and two beautiful pyre-doodles. The family enjoys camping in the summer and attending the boys’ sporting events. On a rare night out, you’ll also find Nikki singing karaoke – she has a gorgeous voice!
Sr. Director of IT ARN HealthCare Staffing – Brian brings 24 + years of Information Technology talent to ARN including experience in both the private and public sectors. He is currently responsible for managing IT solutions for all divisions of ARN Healthcare Staffing. Brian holds a BS in Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati as well as an MBA in Project Management from Columbia Southern University. When not solving IT challenges and thinking outside the box, you’ll find Brian talking politics, cruising the Caribbean, and providing stable, low-income housing for those in need. Brian is also a strong supporter of the American Cancer Society and St. Jude Children’s Network.
CPA, Corporate Controller — Brenda has 23 years tax practice experience — in both public and private accounting — and has been with Advantage RN since 2004. As Controller, Brenda keeps us focused on the details of our financials. Other things she keeps an eye one are the Cincinnati Reds (she enjoys listening to games on the radio), NASCAR (she spends a week each summer at a campsite tailgating at the Kentucky Speedway), University of Cincinnati (both a grad (as is her daughter) and a fan), and her dog, Buddy.