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Medical Solutions announces three new executive hires

July 11, 2018

Medical Solutions, an Omaha, Neb.-based nurse staffing firm, announced that it has hired a general counsel, chief marketing officer, and an executive VP of talent and performance to fill new roles within the firm.

Stephen Pedersen joined the company in March as general counsel. Pedersen has 20 years of experience in corporate law, contract negotiation, licensing, and litigation and most recently was managing director and general counsel at Javlin Capital LLC.

Joe Greene joined Medical Solutions in April as chief marketing officer. Greene most recently was VP of marketing at Public Service Credit Union and CMO at Great-West Financial. Greene has 35 years of experience in marketing strategy, brand development, customer acquisition and retention and product development, as well as experience at the senior VP/VP level for organizations including Chase, Bernstein-Rein Advertising, American Century Investments, and others.

Medical Solutions in May named Dana Coonce as executive VP of talent and performance. Coonce has more than 15 years of experience in talent acquisition, employee engagement and development, organizational design, and performance management. Coonce most recently was VP of human resources at Hayneedle.

Both Coonce and Pedersen are based in based in Omaha; Greene is currently based in Denver.

“As Medical Solutions grows, we continue to hire experts at every level who will propel our organization to success,” CEO Craig Meier said. “Steve, Joe, and Dana each bring invaluable skills and experience to our company while also aligning well with our core values. We’re incredibly excited to have each of them join the team.”

Medical Solutions this year acquired PPR, a provider of travel nurse staffing and interim leadership for acute and post-acute markets. The transaction — which the company said creates the second-largest travel nurse staffing company in the US — marked the first publicized deal since Medical Solutions was acquired by private equity firm TPG Growth in June 2017 from Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Co.


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