R. Shane Jackson serves as president of Jackson Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing companies, and CEO of LocumTenens.com, a free, online physician job board and full-service physician 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.
In 2012, Mr. Jackson was named to Staffing Industry Analysts Staffing 100 List of the most influential people in the staffing industry. In 2008, he 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. Mr. Jackson 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.
Mr. Jackson is a member of the board of directors of both the Georgia Chamber of Commerce and the North Fulton Community Improvement District. He is also a member of the Alpharetta Technology Commission. In 2012, he became vice chair of the Alpharetta Technology Commission. From 2008-2013, he served as a member of the board of directors of Predisan, a Christian, not-for-profit, healthcare organization that provides more than 40,000 patient contacts annually to the people of eastern Honduras. He served as chairman of the board in 2012.
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 on his playlist?
Watching my son help my daugher
Favorite culinary indulgence
Chips and salsa - I could eat an entire bag in one sitting.