September 12 – Mark Smith, Merritt Hawkins and Drew Clancy, Publishing Concepts

On the September 12th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show, our guests were:

Mark Smith – President, Merritt Hawkins

Drew Clancy – President & CEO Publishing Concepts

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Mark Smith, President, Merritt Hawkins

Mark SmithMark Smith is President of Merritt, Hawkins, the nation’s largest and most recognized physician search and consulting firm. Merritt Hawkins is a company of AMN Healthcare (NYSE: AHS), the largest healthcare staffing organization in the United States and the innovator of healthcare staffing solutions.

Mark has over 25 years of experience with Merritt, Hawkins and served as Vice President of the firm’s Eastern Regional office in Atlanta prior to relocating to its corporate office in Dallas. He’s responsible for strategic planning and operations for Merritt Hawkins, providing both overall strategic direction and daily management of recruiting, personnel, financial and related functions.

Mark is a leading national expert in the areas of medical staff planning, physician recruiting strategies, physician compensation, physician retention and physician practice patterns. He has consulted with hundreds of hospitals, medical groups and other health care organizations nationwide on issues ranging from provider needs assessment to clinical search strategies, compensation formulas, and retention strategies.

Phone: (469) 524-1400

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Drew Clancy, President & CEO Publishing Concepts

Drew-ClancyDrew Clancy is President and CEO of Publishing Concepts, the nation’s leading publisher of printed alumni directories and online alumni communities.

PCI is a third generation family business and dates back to the Rockwell F. Clancy Company, which was the nation’s first alumni directory publisher in 1921.  Today PCI works with many of the nation’s top universities, including Harvard, Georgetown, SMU, Texas A&M and Texas Tech.

Drew graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College and earned his MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

Phone: (800) 395-4724

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Mark Smith, Host Steve A Klein, Drew Clancy