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Leslie Kurtz Joins Jackson Healthcare as Chief Financial Officer

ATLANTA, GA January 9, 2019Jackson Healthcare®, a family of highly-specialized healthcare, staffing and technology companies, today announced the appointment of Leslie Kurtz as Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Kurtz will coordinate all financial and accounting operations for the company.

Prior to joining Jackson Healthcare, Kurtz served in executive leadership positions in the talent management and healthcare industries. Most recently, Kurtz was CFO at MedQuest Associates, and prior to that, she worked with multiple companies in accounting and operational finance leadership roles, including such brands as Right Management, Irwin & Browning and Coca-Cola Enterprises. As a Certified Public Accountant, she launched her career at Arthur Anderson.

“We are very fortunate to have someone with Leslie’s talent and experience join our management team,” says Rick Jackson, chairman and CEO of Jackson Healthcare. “Leslie has a proven track record of driving growth, achieving operational excellence and sustaining profitability. We believe her expertise and strong cultural alignment make her the ideal financial leader for the next phase of the Jackson Healthcare growth journey.”

Kurtz is the successor of prior Jackson Healthcare CFO Douglas Kline, who joined the company in 2005, and retired at the end of last month.

Adds Jackson, “Doug has served our organization extraordinarily well for more than a decade. He has been a trusted advisor on our leadership team and instrumental in important areas of our growth strategy and execution. We wish him all the best in his retirement.”

About Jackson Healthcare

Jackson Healthcare®, the third-largest U.S. healthcarestaffing firm by revenue, is a family of highly-specialized healthcarestaffing, search and technology companies. With a mission to improve the delivery of patient care and the lives of everyone it touches, it helps over 1,300 healthcarefacilities serve more than seven million patients annually. Backed by more than 1,400 associates and with over $1 billion in annual revenue, Jackson Healthcare is recognized as an employer of choice, having appeared on Fortune’s Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma and Best Workplaces for Millennials, as well as a best place to work by the Atlanta Business Chroniclesince 2005. Learn more at


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