“Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge"
- Simon Sinek
Mr. Palmer served 8 years at Remedy Temp Inc. (REMX) as President and Chief Executive Officer. Palmer led the turn around and exit strategy, concluding with the successful sale in 2006. He currently serves as an operating partner and investor to private equity where he focuses his time and attention in the healthcare and healthcare staffing industries.
Through his consulting firm GPalmer and Associates, Mr. Palmer has been the buy side advisor on over 33 staffing industry acquisitions valued at more than $3.1billion dollars.
Palmer is a past member of the American Staffing Association Board of Directors. Staffing Industry Analysts in 2018 inducted him into the SIA Staffing Hall of fame.
Mr. Palmer has served 9 years as a director of the Orange County Community Foundation. He also serves on the advisory board of Hope Builders a healthcare focused social enterprise and workforce development non-profit, headquartered in Orange County, California.
Palmer and his wife Sally live in Orange County California, along with their 3 daughters and their families, which include six grandchildren.
Palmer received a B.S. in Economics from Morehead State University and is a member of the MSU Alumni Hall of fame.
As Chief Operating Officer, Vickie is responsible for SHC’s service delivery and operations. Most recently she was President of the company’s Local and Allied Services, leading a team of professionals who manage business development and delivery of clinical staff for Supplemental Health Care’s prominent client list.
She has more than 20 years of healthcare staffing experience, including serving as President of CCS, Cross Country Health Care’s Nurse and Allied Division, and founding her own highly successful consulting firm. She has been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ Top 100 Most Influential Executives in Staffing and Global Power 100-Women in Staffing lists and has been featured in Training Magazine and Working Mother Magazine.
Vickie has a degree from South Ohio Business College. She and her family live in Delray Beach, Florida.
Chris Long is Chief Process Officer, responsible for the company’s shared services, compliance, and operational support teams. His focus is on driving operational efficiencies and process improvements in order to deliver the best service possible to the company’s clients, talent, and internal team.
Chris has been with Supplemental Health Care for 16 years, developing a comprehensive knowledge of the industry. His expertise in areas including training, team building, leading process improvement taskforces, data visualization, and compliance/risk management ensures the company delivers on its promise. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt and a former Staff Sergeant with the United States Army Reserves.
Chris and his family live in Buffalo, New York.
As President of Travel Nursing, Linda is responsible for leading the sales, recruiting, and service delivery for the travel nursing division. She joined Supplemental Health Care in 2012 and has almost 30 years of staffing industry experience.
She works with the company’s divisional managers to develop staff and improve strategies, develops and implements recruiting strategies, and provides training/development for recruiting teams. Prior to joining Supplemental Health Care, Linda held leadership roles with Adecco, Spherion, and Interim Healthcare.
Linda is an active volunteer with animal rescue organizations and is in the process of becoming a certified life coach. She and her family live in Buffalo, New York.