Chief Executive Officer – Healthcare Staffing, Inc.
Richard Rector is the Executive Chief for HCS. His role is to facilitate the transition of HCS from Butler America and grow HCS into a national brand for Novation Companies.
Mr. Rector has over thirty (30) years of experience in Staffing and Business Management of mid-size to large businesses. Prior to joining HCS in January of 2015, Mr. Rector was Executive Vice President and Co-owner of an international modernization and staffing company for ten (10) years. Before that, he served as a Regional Manager for two mid-size companies in the staffing industry. He has extensive experience in business administration, staffing, operations, and automation. As the Chief Executive Officer of HCS, he works actively in the business and is responsible for marketing, overseeing all operations, and management of the business. Mr. Rector has a BBA in Administrative Management and Marketing from the University of North Texas.
Tracy L. Cameron
Mr. Cameron has over fifth teen (15) years of experience in healthcare accounting and finance. Before starting with Healthcare Staffing in July 2014, Mr. Cameron was previously with Universal Health Services (PA) starting out as Controller for Anchor Hospital (1998-2006) and Chief Financial Officer for Laurel Heights Hospital/Macon Behavioral Health (2006-20013). He brings a vast array of expertise in financial management, accounting, administration and operations. Mr. Cameron has a BSBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Director of Administrative Services
Melanie Benefield joined HCS in 2007 as the corporate Office Manager. She came to HCS with over 30 years of experience in accounting, human resources, payroll, office and personnel management. She has worked for previous companies that included large businesses such as Capital Materials, where she managed the payroll process and benefits from start to finish for all Georgia locations. To smaller companies, Kennesaw Recycling where she was a one woman show, handling all bookkeeping, general office duties as well as human resources to name a few things. If it can happen within an office environment, at some point in her career, Melanie has dealt with and handled it.
Since at HCS, she has been able to implement various new processes and procedures to increase efficiency and streamline the business. HCS has expanded 4 locations, since 2007 and she has assisted in getting each of them up and running. If you have a question and aren’t sure who to ask, Melanie is the lady for you. She may not always have the answer but she will try and help and when all else fails point you in the best direction.
Director of Human Resources
Ms. Ackerman has thirty-six (36) years of experience in the healthcare industry. Before joining HCS, Ms. Ackerman was the Human Resources Director for thirteen (13) years for an Atlanta hospital, where she was responsible for recruitment, organizational development, compliance, employee relations, compensation and benefits. Since joining HCS in 2006, she has been responsible for recruiting, credentialing, education and our human resource function.