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Shane Jackson

PresidentJackson Healthcare

Alpharetta, GA

Member Since September 2022


Public Speaking


I'm proud to lead Jackson Healthcare, a family of 16 highly specialized healthcare staffing, search and technology companies powered by more than 2,600 associates and over 20,000 clinician providers that cover all 50 states. Our company was founded in 2000 and is privately held with annual revenue of more than $2 billion. Our mission is to improve the delivery of patient care and the lives of everyone we touch, including the nonprofit world, which we invest in through our LoveLifts community impact initiatives. I'm passionate about workplace culture and leaders who have, or are seeking, their purpose and who are leading with intention. I'm often on the conference circuit on the topics of culture, leadership, values and purpose—and I chronicled my journey to discovering and articulating a philosophy on workplace culture in a 2018 book, Fostering Culture: A Leader’s Guide to Purposefully Shaping Culture.

Published content

Why the realist beats the optimist time after time in business


When times are uncertain, you don’t want an optimist. You want a realist with a plan.

Anything but 20/20: How hindsight can actually hinder your professional growth


As a leader, take the time to discuss the past with others who can help you improve your hindsight.

Mastering the art of responding versus reacting


Fast reaction times are useful and even lifesaving in many situations. But in business, quick reactions can get us into trouble.

3 habits to sharpen your strategy


We should constantly evaluate the market and our organizations to assess when we need to alter our route or the capabilities needed to traverse a route to success.

Squelching the "Sunday Scaries"


It is more important than ever that leaders set aside time to step back and evaluate what is important.

Lessons for leaders from Hollywood writers and 19th century weavers


As a leader, it is important to be purposeful in moments of uncertainty. Your role is to eliminate uncertainty if you can and to help people navigate it when you can’t.

Company details

Jackson Healthcare

Company bio

Our companies provide healthcare systems, hospitals and medical facilities of all sizes with the skilled and specialized labor and technologies they need to deliver high quality patient care and achieve the best possible outcomes — while connecting healthcare professionals to the temporary engagements, contract assignments and permanent placement employment opportunities they desire. Jackson Healthcare was founded by our Chairman and CEO Rick Jackson and began based on a simple principle — that talented professionals with a shared purpose can improve the lives of patients, families, communities and each other. Over the past two decades, we’ve expanded through a blend of acquisition and organic growth. Today, our family of companies includes 16 businesses that are leaders in their markets and trusted partners to those they serve.


Corporate leadership

Area of focus

Health Care
Staffing Agency

Company size

1,001 - 5,000