President | 910-444-4484
Jim founded Gibson Consultants in 2002 after careers in healthcare technology and group health insurance.
At Dictaphone Healthcare, he was responsible for sales of advanced speech recognition solutions to hospitals, clinics, and imaging centers. Working with the product management group, he also helped position Dictaphone’s automated coding, NLP, and handheld charge capture solutions.
As Vice President of Sales for HSS, Jim was responsible for nationwide direct and third-party sales of coding, case mix classification, and prospective payment system (PPS) software to hospitals and health plans.
Before HSS, Jim sold the DIAMOND claim system for Health Systems Design and clinical guidelines and administrative services for Health Risk Management.
Prior to his healthcare technology career, he spent nine years with Prudential Healthcare in sales, sales management, and hospital contracting. Jim was also responsible for account management for the eastern region of MHN, a managed behavioral health company.
Jim has an M.B.A. in Financial Management and Business Economics from Pace University, and a B.B.A. in Marketing from St. Bonaventure University.
You can contact Jim at email@example.com
Margaret StamatisChief Administrative Officer
Chief Administrative Officer | 910-444-4485
Margaret Stamatis is the Chief Administrative Officer at Gibson Consultants. She joined Gibson Consultants in 2013 as part of its research department specifically assisting the executive Search Consultants with candidate searches. Since joining the company, her responsibilities have grown to include marketing initiatives, operations, accounting, human resources, and special projects for Gibson Consultants.
Prior to joining Gibson Consultants, Margaret enjoyed a 20-year career in marketing, notably sponsorship consulting and national consumer promotions. Most recently she led a team as Vice President at Team Epic, a sport sponsorship agency matching clients with sponsorship properties and activating sponsorships to advance brand objectives. Her responsibilities included client and property lead, contract consultation, athlete negotiation, internal P&L and client activation budgets, analysis of property opportunities, and overall management of event activation teams.
Margaret holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School, an M.S. in Sport Management from UMass Amherst, and a B.A. from Trinity College.
You can contact Margaret at firstname.lastname@example.org
Betsy WertheimerVP, Executive Search: Payer Market & Digital Health
VP, Executive Search: Payer Market & Digital Health | 973-951-9538
Betsy is a Vice President, Executive Search focused on placing senior executives in the payer and group insurance market.
Before joining Gibson Consultants in 2003, Betsy had an 18-year career with Aetna. She held positions ranging from account executive and marketing manager, to vice president of account management, vice president of sales, and ultimately general manager.
As general manager, Betsy was responsible for a 1.2 million-member health plan, which was rated the #1 plan in the state by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services. Directing a staff of 240, Betsy oversaw departments that included Medicare and commercial sales and service, provider relations, network management, quality management and local operations.
Betsy received her B.S. in Marketing from Lehigh University.
You can contact Betsy at email@example.com
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Colleen WatfordDirector, Executive Search: Digital Health, C-Suite
Director, Executive Search: Digital Health, C-Suite | (910) 444-4487
Colleen Watford is a Director, Executive Search for Gibson Consultants, specializing in Digital Health C-Suite level recruiting. [Chief Revenue Officer, Chief Product Officer, Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and other C-Level roles]
Prior to Gibson Consultants, Colleen had a successful career in sales and brand management within Fortune 500 companies. She was successful in developing and leading sales programs for prospective accounts. While implementing marketing and merchandising strategies for retail platforms, she was consistently recognized as a top performer. Her contribution to her previous organizations led to substantial growth within their markets.
In her current role, Colleen specializes in placing candidates in C-Level positions for our healthcare technology clients-spanning both the payer and provider industries. Because of Colleen’s niche focus and relevant experience in the field, she is able to understand the specific needs of both our clients and candidates.
Colleen received a B.S. degree in Communication Studies and an English minor from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
You can reach Colleen at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Matt ConnorSearch Consultant: Digital Health, Sales and Marketing
Search Consultant: Digital Health, Sales and Marketing | 910-444-4499
Matt Connor is an Executive Search Consultant for Gibson Consultants, specializing in Digital Health Sales and Marketing. [CRO, VP of Sales, Senior Director of Sales, Sales and Account Executives]
Prior to Gibson Consultants, Matt’s experience was in sales and financial planning. His success with the networking sales process allowed him to easily transition to sales recruiting. He understands the need of hiring and retaining leadership that can strategically grow and motivate a team. His specialized focus on sales in the digital health space allows me to better understand the needs of our clients.
In his current role, Matt specializes in sales and marketing leadership positions for our healthcare technology clients, spanning both the payer and provider industries. Matt understands the specific needs of the candidates and clients due to his niche focus and relevant experience.
Matt received a B.S. degree in Economics from East Carolina University.
You can contact Matt at email@example.com
Tyler HallSearch Consultant: Health Plan Data Analytics
Search Consultant: Health Plan Data Analytics | 910-444-4483
Tyler Hall is an Executive Search Consultant focusing primarily on data analytics within Health Plans. His network and candidate pool includes professionals in data analytics ranging from manager to chief level executives.
You can reach Tyler at firstname.lastname@example.org | 910-444-4483
Matthew LaGankeSearch Consultant: Health Plan Compliance
Search Consultant: Health Plan Compliance | 910-444-4351
Brian MillerSearch Consultant: Health Plan Value-Based Contracting
Search Consultant: Health Plan Value-Based Contracting | 910-444-4482
Brian Miller is an Executive Search Consultant for Gibson Consultants specializing in Value-Based Contracting for the Payer market. Brian networks with Health Plan leaders ranging from Managers to C-Suite level personnel.
Prior to joining Gibson Consultants, Brian collected over 15 years of Business Development and Marketing experience, serving as Associate Director of Business Development for a leading provider of Oracle Clinical Data Management services. Brian was responsible for the development and negotiation of clinical service agreements to maximize profitability, support, and ensure adherence to Master Service Agreements and continued to gain industry knowledge through his various roles in Clinical Research and Clinical Data Management. Brian exhibited the ability to recognize the critical and unique needs of customers and provide solutions specific to their business needs, extending to his current recruitment success of helping and assuring that his clients secure the right candidates.
At Gibson Consultants, Brian specializes in identifying client needs for lead roles in the Value-Based Health Plan market and successfully introducing successful candidates for placement with our clients.
Brian received a B.S in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Brian can be reached at email@example.com 910-444-4482
Ginny NelsonSearch Consultant: Digital Health, Product Management
Search Consultant: Digital Health, Product Management | 910-444-4349
Ginny is an Executive Search Consultant for Gibson Consultants specializing in Digital Health Product Management. Target Positions include: Chief Product Officer, VP of Product Management, Director of Product Management, and other senior level positions.
Her healthcare background consists of providing applied behavior analysis therapy and one-on-one care to individuals with special needs. She has a passion for service and helped to generate innovative therapeutic techniques for her clients, ultimately helping them become more independent. This background taught her skills like assessing and understanding needs, setting and achieving client goals, statistical data analysis, and applied behavior analysis, while also driving her passion to work in the healthcare industry.
By leveraging her experience as a leader in previous endeavors, she is poised as an excellent asset to her network of clients and candidates. Ginny’s niche focus on product management enables her to provide expert knowledge and a detailed yet personal approach to aiding our candidates and clients. Through her expansive network of product professionals, she is better able to provide top notch submittals to specialty executive positions.
Ginny is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Spanish.
You can contact Ginny at firstname.lastname@example.org
Trey WhelessSearch Consultant: Health Plan Quality Reporting and Risk Adjustment
Search Consultant: Health Plan Quality Reporting and Risk Adjustment | 910-444-4350
Trey Wheless is an Executive Search Consultant for Gibson Consultants, specializing in Health Plan Quality Reporting and Risk Adjustment. His network consists of professionals from manager to chief level executives in quality reporting, quality improvement, and risk adjustment.
Prior to Gibson Consultants, Trey held positions in Healthcare operations and sales. These experiences enable Trey to understand the healthcare space and the integral role health plans hold in the sector.
Trey partners with Health Plans to help them attract, recruit, and retain talent from mid-management to the C-Suite. Being specialized enables him to better penetrate the candidate pool and understand the business needs of his clients. Even within his niche, Trey believes every health plan hiring manager and search is unique. His approach is tailored to those specific needs to ensure the best qualified and cultural fit.
Trey received a B.A. degree in Business Administration concentrating in Management and Leadership from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
You can contact Trey at email@example.com
Faith KellerLearning and Development Manager
Learning and Development Manager | (910) 444-4482
Faith Keller is the Learning and Development Manager and focuses on process improvement and recruiter onboarding and development. She manages internal training to ensure the proper development of effective recruitment and business development strategies, while also guaranteeing the correct implementation of new internal processes as they are created.
Prior to joining Gibson Consultants, Faith held management positions responsible for training, streamlining processes and initiating positive company culture practices. Through these leadership roles, she successfully reduced turnover, improved internal communication and increased overall work efficiency.
When she joined Gibson Consultants, she was a researcher throughout the full lifecycle of the executive search process from prospecting to making placements-with a strong understanding of the healthcare industry and the organizational structures within it. She then stepped into her next role at the company as the Learning and Development Manager, where she manages the development of not only the employees but also the general culture and internal processes of the company-implementing and expanding on database processes and performance management practices.
Faith received a B.A. degree in Psychology and a minor in Business from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
You can contact Faith at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca SullivanMarketing Manager
Marketing Manager | (910) 444-4488
Rebecca is the Marketing Manager at Gibson Consultants. As a cross-team contributor, she develops strategic marketing plans and oversees the implementation and execution of various efforts that support our business objectives and lead acquisition. Another essential function of her role is to help our recruiters with their marketing initiatives and to advance our company branding.
Before joining Gibson Consultants, Rebecca has been a collaborative team player, working in the hospitality industry, and leveraging her passion for engagement to deliver tailored and exceptional customer satisfaction.
Rebecca’s background translated effectively to her incoming role at Gibson as a Research Associate and member of the Support Staff. In her first role at Gibson, Rebecca spearheaded the initial recruitment research phase by identifying relevant prospects and creating leads. While collaborating with our team to plan and carry out short-term projects, she added to the business development process and supported the management of our database. Additionally, an important function of her role was to expand our company’s visibility, exposure, and involvement.
Rebecca received a B.A. degree in Philosophy and Religion and a minor in Psychology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Before pursuing her B.A., Rebecca earned an A.S. degree in Business Administration.
You can contact Rebecca at email@example.com
Daniel is an Intern at Gibson Consultants. As a support staff member, he assists in executing on-going projects and works closely with our recruiters to help with their immediate needs. His day-to-day activities support building out the initial phase of the recruiting process, maintaining our database, and contributing to our marketing initiatives.
Daniel is an incoming senior at the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a B.A. degree in Music Technology and minors in Business and Leadership Studies.
You can contact Daniel at firstname.lastname@example.org