The executive staff of HMA is made up
of the following individuals
the following profiles:
President & CEO
Chuck is a founding Partner with HMA and is a native of the Atlanta,
Georgia area. He graduated with honors from the University of
Georgia where he attended on a full four year track scholarship.
Chuck has over 30 years of healthcare staffing experience. He
is formerly co-founder and President of Harris, Kovacs & Alderman,
one of the nations largest permanent placement firms. Under his
leadership, HKA Locum Tenens was established and provided locum
tenens services for all physician specialties for both commercial
and government entities across the US. The companies overall
successes and growth resulted in their designation as an Inc.
Magazine 500 fastest growing privately held companies.
Chuck is also a founding member of the National Council of Medicine
at Emory University and a board member of Atlanta Leukemia Research,
Inc. He began and oversees a 30-year-old philanthropy with the
Harris Run, a 10k road race in honor of Chuck's father, Dr.
Charles E. Harris, who succumbed to leukemia at age 49, in 1981.
The race has raised over $1 million for leukemia research at Emory
University. His outside interests include boating, running, triathlon
competition, snow skiing, travel, family events and prison ministry
with his church.
HARRIS MEDICAL HOSPITALISTS
Dan has over 35 years of successful physician staffing and recruiting experience and was one of the original founders of the physician recruitment industry. Having built and run numerous successful staffing ventures within the healthcare industry, Dan brings a unique skillset to HMH. For the past three decades he has served on many regional and national healthcare committees, including the Senatorial Inner Circle “Think Tank” under President George H.W. Bush for healthcare reform.
In most recent history, Dan has put the majority of his career focus in partnering with hospitals of all sizes to implement his forward thinking hospitalist program using unique and cost effective methods. Dan understands the value put on efficiency within the healthcare industry and the need for hospitals and physicians to get it right the first time. So, in addition to sourcing physicians his program also creates extremely high retention rates.
Dan studied at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee and spends his free time on his horse farm in Suwanee, Georgia . participating in church related activities, and with his wife, five kids and 4 grandkids.
David is Vice President of Government Services at Harris Medical Associates. He has over 25 years of experience in the marketing, healthcare and medical industries. A world traveler from Oklahoma, David graduated with a degree in law enforcement from Tulsa State College and then a Bachelor’s Degree in International Affairs with a minor in Marketing from Kennesaw State University in Marietta, GA. For the past six years, David has worked in various capacities within the locum tenens industry ranging from credentialing, marketing, compliance and government contract management to training. Currently, he specializes in domestic and international government contract procurement opportunities while managing a team of government recruiter specialists. David is responsible for the Harris Medical Associates GSA Federal Supply Schedule and growing the government division in local, state, federal and international contract arenas. In his spare time, David enjoys camping, hiking, home renovations, and traveling.
Vice President, Locum Tenens
Melvin Redditt is Vice President of Locum Tenens at Harris Medical Associates with oversight of the Commercial Division.He has over 15 years of physician recruitment experience in the healthcare industry. During Melvin’s tenure as a leading account executive for a nationally known physician recruitment firm, he generated sales and increased market presence while effectively building sales rapport with clients to exceed prospecting quotas, and recruited physicians for local hospitals, hospital systems and physician group practices.
With nearly two decades of experience in physician recruiting, Melvin has been recognized as Top Sales Consultant, Outstanding Salesman, Recruiter of the Year, and Salesperson of the year. To date, Melvin has generated over $70 million dollars in sales in the Healthcare industry. Melvin graduated from Mississippi State University with a dual degree in Aerospace Engineering and Marketing. His personal interests include spending time with his family, fishing, and community service. Melvin has served as a youth mentor and assistant coach for little league football.
Director of Psychiatry
Michelle joined Harris Medical as Director of the Psychiatry division, personally overseeing every aspect of its development. She has over 10 years experience devoted specifically to Psychiatry. Michelle works directly with our clients to provide exceptional Psychiatrists, PA’s, APRN’s and other Mental Health workers who fit the client needs. She works very closely with our Providers to make sure they experience the difference that Harris Medical achieves with each placement. She is passionate about her role in the procurement of qualified mental health professionals since she is dedicated to the belief that every one deserves timely Mental Health Care by truly exceptional Providers. Her innovation and creativity lends itself to the consulting she brings with growing mental health programs and to well known Universities with their Psychiatric curriculum. She is determined to make a difference one placement at a time.
Michelle attendedGainesville State College and University in Gainesville, Georgia. Her background in nursing and recruiting brings a unique mix to the staffing industry.
Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, loves foreign language, especially Koine Greek, and is an avid history reader.