Hayes Locums is a healthcare staffing firm and physician recruitment agency focused on providing excellent service to our practitioners and clients. Our commitment is to make you our top priority — it is why we are an award-winning locums agency.
Our specialty-specific consultants are laser-focused on finding the perfect job, while our licensing, credentialing, and travel specialists provide quality service unmatched in the industry. Together, these dynamic teams form one of the largest and most successful firms in the country.
John’s personal motto is to provide his best while serving others and this ethic is reflected throughout the staffing company he founded in 2012. He knew from the outset that if we were laser focused on providing high-quality physicians and medical professionals to healthcare institutions, then success would follow. John continues to work daily with his sales and medical staff teams as they deliver first-rate, personalized service to all our health care providers and institutions. His dedicated leadership has allowed Hayes Locums to become one of the most well-respected medical staffing agencies in the U.S.
Born and raised in South Florida, John earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida. Out of the office, he loves spending time with his wife and three kids, attending his local church, and competing in triathlons.
The lone Florida State Seminole on our Executive Leadership team, Bobby received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from FSU in 2007. Prior to Hayes' inception, he established a substantial background in finance and accounting, and then turned his focus to the staffing industry. Bobby’s commitment to serving our clients and employees as he oversees contract negotiations and revenue development, is an integral part of Hayes’ success as a locum staffing agency.
While energized by our dynamic work environment, Bobby is foremost a dedicated family man, who loves spending time with his wife and their three lively boys. The highlight of his week is grilling steaks for the family and coaching his sons’ pee-wee sports teams.
Ryan graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance. Prior to co-founding Hayes, he worked in medical device sales for over seven years with St. Jude Medical. The transactional expertise and professional network Ryan cultivated during those years were essential to establishing some of Hayes' cornerstone client relationships. Today, he leads the sales floor and guides the development of our growing team of locum staffing consultants.
When he's not in the office, Ryan can usually be found doting on his wife and kids, working on his golf game, or getting a good shoe shine.
Amy Perry brings a solid background of finance and accounting to her position as Hayes’ new CFO. In addition to handling the same position for the Florida Panthers, Perry also served as the club’s Director of Corporate Accounting/Controller—a position that followed 17 years of working in the accounting department at Cross Country Healthcare.
While at Cross Country, Amy worked on the company’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) and served as Controller of its largest subsidiary, Cross Country Staffing, located in Boca Raton. She was later promoted to Director of Corporate Accounting for Cross Country Staffing, where she worked on due diligence for three mergers, while overseeing the accounting and AP departments. Amy started her career as a staff accountant with TravCorps in Boston, Massachusetts, after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northeastern University, also in Boston.
Sonya Hinds brings over 20 years of Human Resources and Operations expertise to her new position as Chief People Officer. During her career, Sonya has been charged with developing and leading world-class Human Resources programs and operations domestically and internationally to meet human capital needs and strategic goals.
She possesses a keen understanding of the U.S. workforce, and is passionate about servant leadership, shaping high performing organizations, driving increased levels of employee engagement and developing recognition rich cultures.
Sonya is a proud US Army Veteran of the Gulf War. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Maryland, University College and is a mentor at the Boys & Girls Club of America. She loves spending time with her son, family, and friends and also enjoys international travel.
Kelly brings over 20 years of Professional Staffing expertise within global organizations to her role as Senior Vice President, Sales. Her body of work includes growing and developing staffing organizations through operational excellence and increased client and candidate satisfaction.
Her drive to create a winning team has resulted in several "Best Places to Work nominations/awards" as well as "Forbes Excellence in Staffing". She uses her experience and leadership style to grow winning teams who delight their clients and provide the best of candidate experiences.
Kelly hails from Cincinnati, but her career has taken her to metropolitan markets such as Boston, Chicago, and now Fort Lauderdale. Kelly is a proud volunteer for the American Staffing Association; and has held board positions in community organizations such as Girls on the Run; West-Side Community Aide Society; Go Cincinnati. Kelly enjoys entertaining friends and family in her home as well as travel adventures both domestic and international.
As a former educator, administrator, and healthcare manager, Karen oversees all areas of Risk Management including reviewing processes and procedures for credentialing including approving our providers to work on assignments for Hayes as well as working as a liaison between our providers and our insurance carrier. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Mercer University, and Master of Science in Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. She is a member of NAMSS, FSHRM, ASHRM, and is licensed by the State of Florida in Healthcare Risk Management. Karen is a Florida native and lives in Lauderdale-by-the Sea with her husband. They have six married children and nineteen grandchildren.
Jon joined Hayes Locums in September 2018. He brings over 20 years of information technology experience, working in a multitude of different industries including healthcare, education, manufacturing, and accounting. As the VP of IT he and his team oversee all aspects of technology infrastructure and services.
Born and raised In Tennessee, Jon graduated from the University of TN with a degree in Computer Science and from TN State with a Master’s in Business. He also maintains multiple industry certifications including Project Management and ITIL.
When he isn’t at work Jon is spending time with his wife and four kids, indulging in all things Disney, enjoying movies, and serving on the boards of non-profits.
David Richardson is the Vice President of Customer Experience for Hayes Locums. He is responsible for leading, motivating and managing the External and Internal Credentialing, Licensing, Assignment Coordinators and Travel Customer Service teams to ensure the execution of efficient processes, compliance and credentialing expertise, and fostering relationships and partnerships with the sales organization.
We accomplish our mission by providing dependable, trustworthy healthcare staffing services to practitioners and healthcare institutions nationwide.