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Cross Country Healthcare appoints Kevin Clark as CEO

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Staff Writer | Boca Raton, Fl., USA | January 17, 2019
Cross Country HealthcareCross Country Healthcare, a provider of healthcare staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions, has announced that Kevin Clark has been named president and chief executive officer.
Mr. Clark will also serve as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Clark has 30+ years of experience building and leading a number of public and private companies.

He co-founded Cross Country in 1986 and served as its Chairman and CEO until 1994.

In 2002, Mr. Clark re-entered the healthcare staffing industry to co-found Onward Healthcare, a travel nurse, allied health and per diem staffing company.

During this period he also led Medefis, a workforce solutions platform, and Locum Leaders, a locum tenens staffing company, until all three were acquired in 2015.

In addition to his significant healthcare staffing and workforce solutions experience, Mr. Clark has built and led other innovative staffing, marketing and technology companies, such as Talivity, Pinnacor (formerly Screaming Media, Inc.) and Poppe Tyson (now a subsidiary of Digitas).

While at Pinnacor, he led its successful IPO in 2000 and it was later sold to Dow Jones & Co.

Mr. Clark earned his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Florida Atlantic University in 1982.

He succeeds William J. Grubbs, who previously announced his intention to retire.