Cross Country Healthcare Executive Named Most Influential HR Executives to Watch

Cross Country Healthcare,a market-leading, tech-enabled workforce solutions platform and advisory firm,announced that its chief human resources officer, Colin McDonald, has been recognized as one of the 10 Most Influential HR Executives to Watch in 2022 by CIO Views magazine.

McDonald’s more than two decades of human resources leadership experience has significantly impacted all Cross Country’s lines of business, culminating in a world-class, high-performance workforce.

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“Under Colin’s direction, our human resources department has improved the company’s ability to perform and excel by growing the company’s workforce during the pandemic, bringing in bright new talent, establishing the standard for diversity and inclusion and energizing our corporate culture,” said John Martins, Cross Country Healthcare president and CEO. “His daily contribution to our organization continuously drives our business strategy and the organization’s competitive advantage positioning Cross Country as a destination of choice.”

In addition to being part of Cross Country’s executive leadership team, McDonald is a member of the Broward Country NAACP and one of the country’s historically Black fraternities, Kappa Alpha Psi.

Before joining Cross Country Healthcare, Colin held leadership positions at Carnival Cruise Lines, RandCol Staffing and Citrix. He received a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York and a master’s degree from Mercy College.

Cross Country Healthcare,  is a market-leading, tech-enabled workforce solutions platform and advisory firm with 36 years of industry experience and insight. We solve complex labor-related challenges for customers while providing high-quality outcomes and exceptional patient care. As a multi-year Best of Staffing award winner, we are committed to an exceptionally high service to our clients and our homecare, education, and clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals. Our locum tenens line of business, Cross Country Locums, has been certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the leader in healthcare accreditation, since 2001. We are the first publicly traded staffing firm to obtain The Joint Commission Certification, which we still hold with a Letter of Distinction.

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Cross Country Healthcare is rated as the top staffing and recruiting employer for women by InHerSight. For two consecutive years, we have received the Top Workplaces USA award and were recently recognized as a recipient of the Top Workplaces Award for Innovation and Leadership by Energage. We have a history of investing in diversity, equality, and inclusion as a key component of the organization’s overall corporate social responsibility program. It is closely aligned with its core values to create a better future for its people, communities, and stockholders.

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