Chief Executive Officer and President of Jackson Healthcare
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.