R. Shane Jackson serves as president of Jackson Healthcare and president and chief operating officer of LocumTenens.com, a free, online physician job board and full-service recruiting agency. From 2004 to 2006, he served as president of Patient Placement Systems, a healthcare technology company providing an automated solution for the referring and placing of patients that require care after leaving the hospital. In 2000, Mr. Jackson co-founded and acted as the president of NextStart Capital, where he oversaw and directed numerous fundraising and acquisition transactions.
As president of Jackson Healthcare, Shane is responsible for day-to-day operations of all Jackson Healthcare companies. His accomplishments during his Jackson Healthcare tenure include overseeing the start-up of Jackson Healthcare's job boards division in 2007 and AdvancedPractice.com in 2009.
In 2012, Shane was named to Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing 100 List of the most influential people in the staffing industry. In 2008, Shane was named one of Atlanta's "Top 40 Under 40" by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, recognizing him as one of Atlanta's most accomplished young business leaders. Shane earned an M.B.A., with honors, from Emory University, where he was one of a distinguished group of students selected for the institution's accelerated three-semester degree program. He also holds a B.B.A from Harding University.
Shane is a member of the board of directors of both the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce. In 2012, he became a member of the Alpharetta Technology Commission. He is immediate past board chair and a standing member of the board of directors for Mission Predisan, a Christian, not-for-profit, healthcare organization that provides more than 40,000 patient contacts annually to the people of eastern Honduras.
Shane and his wife reside in Alpharetta, Georgia, with their three children.
Top Gun - fighter jets, tons of quotable lines - what's not to love?
Favorite TV show
Mecum Auto Auctions on Discovery HD. I never get tired of looking at classic cars.
"Success is a journey not a destination."
What he does that annoys his wife
Keeping the light on to read after she goes to bed
What's playing on his iPod?
Watching my son help my daugher
Favorite culinary indulgence
Chips and salsa - I could eat an entire bag in one sitting.