At MLee Healthcare, we are proud to introduce you to our exceptional team of staffing and recruiting experts. With a deep understanding of the healthcare industry and a genuine passion for connecting talented professionals with leading healthcare organizations, we are here to serve you with unwavering commitment.
Our remarkable team is comprised of individuals who bring diverse skill sets and extensive experience in healthcare staffing. From our talented recruiters who possess an in-depth knowledge of the industry and a keen eye for identifying top talent, to our dedicated account managers who provide personalized support and strategic guidance, each team member plays a crucial role in ensuring your staffing success.
At MLee Healthcare, our team members continuously invest in their professional development to stay at the forefront of industry trends and regulations. This dedication allows us to provide you with the highest level of expertise and service. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with you and assist in fulfilling your staffing needs. Get to know our team members below, and discover the passion, dedication, and industry knowledge that make MLee Healthcare the trusted choice in healthcare staffing and recruiting.
Now, let us take you on a journey to meet the exceptional individuals who comprise the MLee Healthcare team, bringing their expertise and passion for healthcare staffing to serve you better.
Jay Mendez is an Operations Manager with a diverse background spanning different countries and industries. Born and raised in the Austin, Texas, Jay’s journey took an interesting turn after after graduating from Texas State University. Fueled by a passion for exploration and cultural immersion Jay moved to Japan, where he taught English at a private school and immersed himself in the local culture. Fluent in Japanese, Jay developed a passion for Japanese art.
Due to COVID-19, Jay returned to the US and started working as a Compliance Analyst. He quickly transitioned into a Compliance Manager role at MLee and later moved into operations. With his strategic mindset and leadership skills, Jay optimized processes, fostered collaboration, and improved efficiency. Outside of work, he enjoys visiting museums and supporting local artists.
Jay Mendez’s commitment to excellence, cultural understanding, and operational efficiency makes him a valuable asset to MLee.
Dan is one of our senior recruiters representing the Northeastern region. Prior to joining MLee Healthcare Dan worked in business development where he gained experience with business and revenue growth. Dan joined MLee’s team because he liked the company culture, and he expressed personal passion for the company’s service and values.
Originally from Connecticut, but lived in Texas for over 20 years, Dan enjoys his free time golfing or traveling the Caribbean.
Aaron Rodriguez is a practice leader and recruiter at McCall and Lee and is passionate about enriching the quality of life within the community of his clients. He is proud to work at McCall and Lee where the main focus of work is not just about being at the cutting edge of the healthcare industry, but most importantly about fostering the community of his clients. Prior to joining McCall and Lee, Aaron graduated Magna Cum Laude from McCoy School of Business and worked for Advanced Micro Devices. Aaron is an Austin, TX native and outside of work he enjoys competitive sports, the great outdoors, fishing, playing the saxophone, and spending time with family.
Christianna, a Managing Partner for the Midwest region, holds a degree in Marketing from Western Michigan University, where she also gained valuable experience as a Sales and Marketing Intern & Client Relations Specialist at MLee. With a strong foundation, she transitioned into a full desk recruiter after completing her studies and swiftly climbed the ranks to become a Senior Recruiter. Through her dedication and exceptional skills, Christianna has earned numerous accolades, including recognition as the #1 Client Relations Specialist and a Partner award. Currently, as a Managing Partner, she continues to excel in her career, driving success and delivering outstanding results.
Meet Kara, a friendly and accomplished professional with 6+ years of experience in sales, marketing, and recruitment. Her superior work ethic and revenue generation ideas have consistently delivered results. As a Senior Recruiter at MLee Healthcare, Kara successfully placed staff in C-Suite roles and managed staffing for hospitals across the US, with a focus on the Midwest. Kara’s achievements include being recognized as the Most Improved Employee of the Year and placing top-ranking Marketing Directors globally. She also holds the record for the highest number of sales in a single branch office. Kara’s passion for leadership is evident in her effective management of entry-level recruiters, ensuring their success in healthcare recruitment and client management. With Kara’s friendly demeanor and impressive track record, she brings valuable expertise and a personable approach to any professional environment.
Chase is one of our senior recruiters representing the Southern region. Prior to joining MLee Healthcare, Chase worked in business development where he gained valuable development and leadership experience. Chase joined MLee’s team because of the work life balance and the opportunity to help others.
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Chase enjoys spending his free time outdoors, traveling, and participating in water sports.
Meet Cristian, our dedicated recruiter for the South West United States. Cristian takes immense pride in assisting the community, both his own and his clients’. With his strong communication skills and a keen sense of global connectivity, he is truly passionate about his role in this industry.
Cristian’s journey began in Houston, Texas, where he grew up. He later pursued higher education at Texas State University, where he completed his degree while simultaneously working as a full-time Realtor. Eventually, he transitioned into the healthcare sector, driven by his unwavering commitment to making a positive impact.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Cristian embraces the beauty of nature and relishes outdoor adventures. He finds solace in activities like hiking, fishing, and traveling, which allow him to rejuvenate and explore the world around him.
We warmly invite you to connect with Cristian, who is eager to help you navigate your journey and achieve your goals. Join our community and experience the exceptional care and expertise that defines our approach.
Austin is a senior recruiter representing the Southeastern region. Prior to joining MLee Healthcare, Austin worked as a program manager where he gained management experience along with the intention of improving an organization’s performance. Austin joined MLee’s team because he recognized the opportunity for growth, and the company values aligned with his own future goals. Born and raised in Jacksonville, North Carolina, Austin enjoys traveling. He used to live overseas for approximately 8 years, during which he met his beautiful wife in Turkey. Besides living in Turkey, Austin has been to over 15 different countries.
Hoss Melton is a Recruiter and Practice Leader with a focus on the Western US. For the past ten years, Hoss has excelled in every area of Healthcare, whether it be Clinical Laboratory, Nursing, Therapy, or Administration positions. By bringing together a strong work ethic and a deep understanding of the recruitment process he can always find the right professional for your hospital. Hoss started his career indirect marketing where he developed strong communication skills to help bring together people with products and services. After working in the power electronics world recruiting engineers, he shifted gears and transitioned into the healthcare field. Working as an inside sales executive with Royce Medical, Hoss found a home working with healthcare professionals. As National Sales Manager for Ossur Orthopedics and Prosthetics, Hoss controlled the company’s O&P distribution network with just over 26 million in sales a year. While working for Ossur Orthopedics Hoss was recruited by the worlds largest prosthetics company Otto Bock to help design and lead their orthopedics business in the USA. Currently, Hoss lives and works in California with his five daughters were they spend their time enjoying the outdoors hiking, camping, and going to the beautiful Southern California beaches.
Dominik is a recruiter who represents the Western region. Prior to joining MLee Healthcare, Dominik worked in underwater welding and maritime sales where he developed sales experience, and the skills to work hard. Dominik joined MLee Healthcare because he recognized an opportunity to inspire others, take on new challenges and make a difference in people’s lives. Born in Southern California and raised in Eastern Washington, Dominik loves the outdoors and enjoys sailing, surfing and kitesurfing.
Paul is our Junior Recruiter who represents the Northeastern region. Prior to joining MLee Healthcare, Paul has experience in Personal Training and in Solar Sales where he gained valuable sales and teaching experience. MLee Healthcare was the perfect fit for Paul as he was ready for a career change and a fresh start. Paul joined MLee’s team because of the great opportunity and people within the company. Originally from Brooklyn, Paul enjoys the outdoors and the thrill of rock climbing.
Lydia is a recruiter who represents the Midwest and Great Lakes region. Prior to becoming a recruiter, Lydia was a student at the University of Texas and an intern at MLee Healthcare. Lydia really enjoys sales and the healthcare industry but her true passion is knowing that she is helping others. Originally from Iowa, Lydia likes to spend her free time outdoors hanging with her friends and family.
Thomas is one of our recruiters representing the Southern region. Prior to joining MLee Healthcare, Thomas was a licensed insurance adjuster and also a private pilot. Thomas has gained valuable sales and customer service experience. Thomas joined MLee’s team because he wanted to work in healthcare, and he has a passion for helping others. Born and raised in Boerne, Texas, Thomas loves to spend his free time outdoors. He likes to go snowboarding and skiing in the Winter and go diving and swimming in the Summer. Thomas is also passionate about entertaining others with music as he enjoys playing the guitar and piano.
Before joining the MLee team, Mason served as an Intelligence Analyst in the United States Marine Corps for 5 years where he deployed overseas. He received the rank of Sergeant with multiple personal achievements and recognition for his actions while in service such as a Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and more.
Directly after Mason joined Ironside Human Resources as a recruiter in his hometown of Dallas, Tx. He quickly began to build his practice by supplying a great number of qualified professionals to his clients. He was able to provide candidates for critical roles needed by Hospitals nationwide. He was appointed employee of the month of March 2023 for his ability to provide quality service for his clients.
After working with his previous firm and finding success quickly in the industry, MLee Healthcare became available to Mason as a better opportunity to grow in the healthcare recruitment field. He has been an influential addition to the team and has used his previous experience to help develop his own business portfolio as well as support the group with training and development of preexisting clientele. There are high expectations for Mason in his ability to support clients by providing excellent service and being a long-term addition to the MLee family.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, A.R is an accomplished healthcare recruiter representing our Midwest region with a proven track record of success. His expertise lies in sourcing and identifying top talent using a combination of both traditional and modern methods. With numerous accolades under his belt such as achieving top producing recruiter in his first year in the industry, A.R brings past experience and a keen eye for recognizing exceptional candidates and prides himself in his willingness to continually grow and learn. Knowing that he can make a positive impact on countless lives is why he loves doing what he does. Clients value A.R’s ability to build strong relationships based on trust, open communication, and working with urgency. His dedication to understanding clients’ unique needs ensures he delivers candidates who not only possess the required qualifications but also align with the client’s values and goals. Partnering with A.R guarantees a seamless and efficient recruitment experience that exceeds expectations, elevating healthcare organizations by connecting them with exceptional professionals. Outside of work, A.R grew up playing competitive soccer and has a background in the health and fitness industry. He enjoys spending time with family and friends through activities such as staying physically active, hiking, traveling, live music, sporting events, and more.
Matt Morgan is an Executive Recruiter with a distinguished background in Recruiting and Account Management. Hailing from Austin, TX, and having briefly experienced the allure of Houston, he swiftly recognized Austin as his true professional and personal haven, and he has since chosen to establish his residence there.
Embarking on his professional journey in the realm of door-to-door prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Matt adeptly adapted to the evolving landscape by strategically transitioning into an industry and market that could harness his unparalleled expertise in relationship cultivation and sales knowledge. In early 2020, his discovery of MLee underscored his innate aptitude for the art of recruitment.
Beyond the confines of the professional sphere, Matt’s thirst for exploration finds his expression in his outdoor pursuits and serene moments by the lake. Moreover, he has ventured into the diverse realms of Central America, Turkey, and Italy with motivation to see more.
Matt Morgan’s commitment to self-enhancement and his innate ability to forge profound connections with individuals spanning the globe stand as the cornerstone of his triumphant tenure at MLee Healthcare. His proficiency in fostering interpersonal relationships and his capacity for global rapport have been paramount in his accomplishments within the organization.
Treyvon’s path unfolds with a sense of anticipation, embracing the multitude of opportunities that await him. Each day reinforces the notion that life’s true beauty lies in the seamless interweaving of passions, where they can mutually enrich our existence. From the realm of precision operations to the expressive world of music, Treyvon’s endeavors transcend the confines of mere work or leisure. They encapsulate the synthesis of his diverse interests, underscore his unwavering commitment to excellence, and underscore his unwavering belief in the transformative power inherent in both creativity and efficiency.
Currently holding the role of an operations specialist, Treyvon has recently relocated from the serene landscapes of Utah to the dynamic city of Austin. Here, he continues to embrace new experiences and expand his horizons, embracing the evolving facets of his diverse journey.
As a recruiter at MLee Healthcare Staffing and Recruiting, I provide customized solutions for healthcare organizations and professionals across the country. With my skills in operations management, sales, and search engine optimization (SEO), I help MLee attract, retain, and satisfy clients and candidates in a competitive and dynamic market. Prior to joining MLee in July 2023, I was a Training Development Manager at Takeda, where I designed and implemented effective learning programs for over 500 employees. I have over 6 years of experience in the healthcare industry, and I am passionate about delivering quality service and value to all stakeholders. My core competencies include communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and innovation. I am always eager to learn new skills and explore new opportunities in this fast-growing and rewarding field Outside of work, I’m an enthusiastic violinist and tennis player, which fuels my dedication, discipline, and commitment to excellence. I’m passionate about making a meaningful impact in the healthcare industry and look forward to new challenges and opportunities.