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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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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 email@example.com
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Christie YoashExecutive Search Consultant
Executive Search Consultant | 910-833-3824
Christie is an Executive Search Consultant for Gibson Consultants dealing with Sales, Marketing, and Product Management. Target Positions range from management to C-suit level roles.
Her background as a healthcare provider in out-patient rehabilitation and post-acute facilities gives her knowledge on qualities our clients look for within a candidate. She has a passion for medical device research and healthcare IT allowing her to greatly understand the digital health industry.
Having worked on the provider side, handling everything from medical records to patient care, her experience enables Christie to quickly find quality candidates her clients are searching for. Her positive and caring attitude never fails to grab attention from those she is speaking to. Growing in the realm of patient care, she wants to ensure a successful outcome for every candidate she is placing and meets all the priorities of her clients.
Christie received a B.S. in Exercise Science and Biology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
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
Sarah WagnerSearch Consultant: Health Plan Quality Reporting and Risk Adjustment
Search Consultant: Health Plan Quality Reporting and Risk Adjustment | (910) 444-4480
Sarah is an Executive Search Consultant, specializing in Health Plan Quality Reporting and Risk Adjustment. Her network spans across the entire quality reporting, quality improvement, and risk adjustment verticals.
Prior to Gibson Consultants, she oversaw operations and sales in the service industry. She enjoys speaking with others and her previous experience has sharpened her communication skills. Her background in leadership makes her decisive, organized, and amiable. Her devotion to productivity makes her a wonderful addition to our team.
In her current role, Sarah partners with health plan organizations to fulfill their hiring needs. She is able to attract and recruit strong, qualified candidates by establishing meaningful relationships with the executives she speaks to. Because she specializes in this unique area of healthcare, she has a network specific to quality reporting, quality improvement, and risk adjustment professionals. This gives her an advantage over other recruiters, who typically juggle several specialties, leaving their candidate pools shallow.
Sarah received a B.S. in Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Anna FormichellaSearch Consultant: Digital Health
Search Consultant: Digital Health | 910-833-1228
Anna is an Executive Search Consultant on the Digital Health team at Gibson Consultants.
Her background in the healthcare industry started with facilitating treatment plans at an Applied Behavioral Analysis Clinic for children with Autism. Within this role, she helped her clients reach their goals using data to chart trends and growth and fostered therapeutic relationships with her clients and their families while providing in-home services. Before she worked in ABA, she worked with adolescent youth in a psychiatric hospital using Recreation Therapy to help patients reach their goals.
Anna’s experience on the provider side of healthcare enables her to be a great asset to our team and our clients. Her technical knowledge of healthcare and her ability to solve problems and reach goals with her clients help her effectively identify and match candidates for executive roles in digital health companies.
Anna is a graduate of The University of North Carolina Wilmington with a Bachelor of Arts in Recreation Therapy.
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. Faith also provided general HR and operations support of internal processes. 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 & Sales Manager
Marketing & Sales Manager | (910) 444-4488
Rebecca is the Marketing & Sales Manager at Gibson Consultants. An essential function of her role is to help our recruiters attract and recruit executive-level leaders within the Digital Health and Health Plan sectors. As a cross-team contributor, she also develops strategic marketing plans and oversees the implementation and execution of organizational efforts that support our business objectives and lead acquisition.
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
Emily Barron LomeliExecutive Research Associate
Emily Barron Lomeli
Executive Research Associate |
Emily is a Research Associate at Gibson Consultants. As a research associate, Emily plays an integral part in supporting many internal projects and day-to-day activities for the recruiters and internal team.
Before joining Gibson, Emily has enhanced her marketing and sales skills through being a part of the sales team at UNCW and competing in a variety of national/international competitions. Through these experiences, she has fine-tuned her ability to listen to the ultimate needs of those around her and pitch a solution geared towards solving those needs.
At Gibson, she helps to facilitate a productive environment for our recruiters and business development representatives by supporting them with everything from sourcing strong candidates to helping find our next partners within health plans and digital health organizations.
Emily is an upcoming graduate at the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a B.S. in Marketing Strategy and International Business.
You can contact Emily at firstname.lastname@example.org
Keily Parada-PazExecutive Research Associate
Executive Research Associate |
Keily is a Research Associate at Gibson Consultants. In this role, she works to support a variety of activities and projects for the internal team.
Before joining Gibson, Keily has had a background in retail where she learned the fundamentals of customer service skills and how to work alongside a team. This gave her the foundation to assist team members at Gibson. She also has an extensive background in extracurricular involvement in her academic career. She has been a part of many organizations, including serving in roles such as treasurer, mentor, and founding member.
As a research associate, Keily helps in a variety of tasks that contribute to the company’s short-term and long-term goals. For example, she helps maintain and organize the company database and collaborates with team members on various projects. She also assists in the recruitment research phase by identifying relevant prospects and leads.
Keily is an upcoming graduate at the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing Strategy and a minor in Studio Art.
You can contact Keily at email@example.com
Sid ShresthaExecutive Research Associate
Executive Research Associate |
Sid is an Intern at Gibson Consultants. As an Intern, he is a part of our support staff. His daily activities include working with our team of recruiters on executing their projects, maintaining & organizing our database, and assisting with any of the needs of our support staff.
Sid is a senior in the Cameron School of Business at the University of North Carolina Wilmington pursuing a degree in Marketing Strategy.
You can contact Sid at firstname.lastname@example.org