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 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
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.
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 as 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.
Vice President, Operations and Organizational Development
Ms. DiMarzio oversees Operations, the Project Management Office (PMO), Functional Training, and Organizational Development. In managing Organizational Development, she focuses on the General Orientation program, Functional Training, Standards of Excellence (SOE) and Champions of Excellence programs. Prior to joining Cross Country Staffing in 1992, Ms. DiMarzio studied at The Ohio State University receiving a Bachelors of Science degree.
Henry 'Hank' Drummond, PhD, MDiv, BA, RN
Chief Clinical Officer
Mr. 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. Mr. 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.
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 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.
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.
Division President, Cross Country Healthcare Workforce Solutions
Mr. Murphy is responsible for Cross Country Healthcare's Workforce Solutions Division. He oversees all aspects of workforce solutions including sales, operations and strategic development. In Mr. Murphy’s prior role with Cross Country, he served as Executive Vice President of Branch Operations and played an integral part in the successful integration of the company’s most recent acquisitions. Mr. Murphy has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare staffing industry, including working directly with large hospital systems to develop labor optimization strategies designed to deliver maximum ROI to hospitals throughout the US.
Liz 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.
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.
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.