About Us

The people behind our people.

Meet the leadership who continuously work to deliver quality services and solutions to the healthcare professionals and healthcare facilities that we serve.

Buffy Stultz WhiteBuffy Stultz White

President, Travel Nurse & Allied

Buffy Stultz White was appointed President, Cross Country Staffing Travel Nurse and Allied in January 2018. She has served as Senior Vice President, Recruiting Strategy and Operations since September 30, 2016. Before joining Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., Ms. White served as Executive Vice President, Global Services and Solutions Consulting, of Pontoon (a division of Adecco) from June 2015 to November 2015. Ms. White served in various capacities at Pontoon and Adecco since 2006 and prior to that, in various roles at SFN Group, Inc. from August 2001 to July 2006.

Marisa Zaharoff, MSN, RN - Vice President Branch OperationsMarisa Zaharoff, MSN, RN

President, Branch Operations

Marisa Zaharoff, MSN, RN was appointed President, Cross Country Staffing Branch Operations in January 2018. She has served as Executive Vice President, Cross Country Staffing Branch Operations since 2015. Ms. Zaharoff has more than 15 years of nursing, quality improvement, sales, operational and branch management experience. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois and Pennsylvania.

Marc Krug - Vice President, Allied DivisionMarc Krug

Senior Vice President, Allied Division

Mr. Krug oversees Cross Country Staffing's brands that recruit and place rehab, imaging and radiology professionals. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Krug served as the President of Jackson Therapy. From 2011-2015, Mr. Krug was an Executive Vice President at Noor, Inc. and led the Healthcare Staffing Division. Mr. Krug also held Executive Management positions at Prime Staffing, American Express and CommercialWare. Mr. Krug started his professional career in Boston, MA as a practicing attorney. Mr. Krug received his B.S. degree in Psychology from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst, his Juris Doctor degree from New England School of Law, and his Masters of Business Administration from Boston College.


Hank Drummond - Chief Clinical OfficerHenry 'Hank' Drummond, PhD, MDiv, BA, RN

Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Drummond holds the position of Chief Clinical Officer within the Cross Country organization. His experience includes more than 25 years’ of directly applicable healthcare administration and a broad base of exceptional management expertise. His past leadership roles include executive and director level positions as Chief Nursing Officer, Nursing Administrator and Nurse Executive. He has also served as an University Instructor. Dr. Drummond's proficiency in balancing patient care with business efficiencies provides our clients with the added benefit an innovative approach with cutting edge technology solutions to meet the daily demands of healthcare delivery.


Wendi Dusseault - Executive Vice President, Travel NursingWendi Dusseault

Executive Vice President, Travel Nursing

Ms. Dusseault oversees Cross Country Staffing's brands that recruit and place travel RNs, LPNs, Surgical Techs and Dialysis Techs in healthcare facilities across the country. These brands include: Cross Country TravCorps, NovaPro and MedStaff. She also manages the Credentialing and Compliance department, which assures that our travelers are properly credentialed and compliant for every assignment.

Additionally, Ms. Dusseault has been elected to the National Association of Travel Healthcare Organization’s (NATHO) Board of Directors since 2014, serving as the Treasurer since May of 2016. NATHO is a non-profit association of travel healthcare organizations founded in 2008 to promote ethical business practices in the travel healthcare industry, setting the gold standard for conduct that is aligned among member agencies on behalf of travel healthcare candidates and clients.

Prior to joining Cross Country Staffing, Ms. Dusseault worked in sales and management.

Jeffrey M. Iannotti - Vice President, National AccountsJeffrey M. Iannotti

Vice President, National Accounts

Mr. Iannotti directs all aspects of Cross Country Staffing's Workforce Management Solutions including those of Cross Country Staffing's Managed Services program. His role includes providing a high level of customer service relations as well as providing service in support of Cross County Staffing's commitment to quality and integrity. Mr. Iannotti received his Bachelor of Science degree from Stockton State College.


Sylvia Mullarkey - Managing Director, Cross Country Staffing International and MRA Search, Inc.Sylvia Mullarkey

Managing Director, Cross Country Staffing International and MRA Search, Inc.

Ms. Mullarkey is responsible for Cross Country Staffing International, which consists of our international recruitment brand, Assignment America, LLC, and our Immigration Department. She is also in charge of MRA Search, Inc., which is our permanent placement brand. Prior to joining Cross Country Staffing, Ms. Mullarkey held senior management roles in healthcare recruitment firms in both in the UK and the U.S. She has extensive previous experience in new business development, product management and customer service delivery within the travel and tourism industry. Ms. Mullarkey holds a Higher Diploma in Arts in Montessori Education from Saint Nicholas Montessori College Ireland, a M.A. in Travel and Tourism Studies from the University of North London, England and a M.A. in Sociology and Anthropology from the University of Surrey, England.


Liz Seaman, BSN, RN - Chief Nursing OfficerLiz Seaman, BSN, RN

Vice President of Workforce Solutions
Chief Nursing Officer

Ms. Seaman, in her role as CNO, works with our corporate nursing team to set standards and develop quality initiatives that improve client satisfaction and patient outcomes. Additionally, Ms. Seaman oversees Cross Country Staffing's corporate university, an ANCC-accredited body, which streamlines the onboarding and orientation process for healthcare facilities. As the Vice President of our Managed Services program, Ms. Seaman oversees implementation, operations and clinical services for healthcare facilities that have partnered with Cross Country Staffing for a comprehensive, workforce staffing solution. She graduated from St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London and University of London, England.


Geoff Staub - Vice President, Corporate Marketing & CommunicationsGeoff Staub

Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Communications 

Geoff Staub is the Vice President of Corporate Marketing & Communications for Cross Country Healthcare, which includes marketing and branding strategies for client and candidate acquisition, websites, email marketing, content, digital marketing (SEO/SEM), email marketing, tradeshows, video production, print creative, investor relations and acquisitions. In addition, Geoff oversees the Sales Effectiveness Team which includes the development of presentations, proposal and business reviews. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Theory and Rhetoric from the University of Missouri and a Master of Arts in Media Communications from Webster University.


Rajesh Surve - Vice President, Information TechnologyRajesh Surve

Vice President, Information Technology

Mr. Surve is responsible for the design, development and implementation of organizational information systems, software applications, and IT support systems. He also handles identifying emerging information technologies to be analyzed, assimilated and integrated within the organization. Mr. Surve has more than 18 years of experience in software development and system management. He is an electronic engineer by profession and holds a post-graduate degree in computer science.