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Jackson Healthcare Names Patrick Russell Chief Accounting Officer

ATLANTA, April 17, 2024 – Jackson Healthcare® , a family of highly specialized healthcare staffing, search, and technology companies, today announced the promotion of Patrick Russell to chief accounting officer. In this role, he leads accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury and payroll initiatives and programs that support controllers working across the enterprise. Patrick also collaborates on technology implementations and consults on investments and acquisitions to ensure alignment with the organization’s financial and operational objectives.

Since joining the business in 2019, Patrick has enhanced the structure and leadership framework of the organization’s accounting department. His leadership has also been instrumental in implementing a robust enterprise resource planning solution across the organization.

“Patrick’s promotion to chief accounting officer reflects both his exceptional leadership and financial acumen, as well as his dedication to advancing Jackson Healthcare’s mission of improving the delivery of patient care and the lives of everyone we touch,” said Leslie Kurtz, chief financial officer, Jackson Healthcare. “I am delighted to welcome Patrick to his expanded role as we continue to grow our businesses and have an even greater impact on the people and communities we serve.”

Patrick brings more than 15 years of staffing industry experience to his position, having held leadership roles at Impellam Group and Randstad USA, among other companies. He has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Illinois, received his CPA license and started his career in public accounting at Price Waterhouse.

Patrick is actively involved in the community through several faith-based boy’s and men’s ministries and enjoys serving through Habitat for Humanity and providing meals for the homeless.

About Jackson Healthcare
Jackson Healthcare® is a family of highly specialized healthcare staffing, search and technology companies. With a mission to improve the delivery of patient care and the lives of everyone it touches, it helps healthcare facilities across the country serve more than 10 million patients each year. Backed by over 2,600 associates and more than 20,000 clinician providers covering all 50 states, Jackson Healthcare is one of the largest U.S. healthcare staffing companies and part of Forbes’ list of “America’s Largest Private Companies.” In addition to being Great Place to Work certified, it appears on the 2024 Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For” list and has been nationally recognized as a best workplace in healthcare, a best workplace for women and among the healthiest employers. Learn more at


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