Meet the Team

Find precision in every healthcare staffing placement.

At Premier, we offer more than staffing solutions—we forge partnerships. We understand the dynamic needs of the healthcare industry and the paramount importance of having the right talent in the right place. With Premier’s expertise, you can be confident that every professional we recommend is not only qualified but is also the perfect fit for your unique needs.


Premier was founded by seasoned healthcare professionals, so when we submit a candidate for your consideration, you can trust that they will be thoroughly vetted and can maintain the standard of excellence your business needs to thrive. Your patients and residents deserve the finest continuous care you can offer, and we can’t wait to help you find it.

Our team

Laura Hanoski

Owner, Managing Member

Mark Hanoski


Cherise Strzok

VP of Operations

Amanda Padilla

Director of Recruitment

Lindsay DeGroot

Director of Client Management

Zach Cochran

National Business Development Director

Brian Houchens

Client Relationship Manager

Ashley Allred

Client Manager

Joel Kapke

Client Manager

Chris Barnes

Client Manager

Brianna Hahn

Corporate Trainer

Brandon Bobb

Talent Acquisition Manager

John Brock

Talent Acquisition Manager

Lauren Kermendy

Talent Acquisition Manager

Sarah Davies

Talent Acquisition Manager

Matthew La Berge

Talent Acquisition Manager

Hannah Travers

Talent Acquisition Manager

Mia Huffman

Talent Acquisition Manager

Jen Jender

Talent Acquisition Manager

Tara Batterham

Talent Acquisition Manager

Ashley Work

Talent Acquisition Manager

Christina Lee

Talent Acquisition Manager

John Helm

Talent Acquisition Manager

Tim Schulz

Compliance Lead & JC Officer

Karly Dudzek

Compliance Specialist

Stephanie Brent

Compliance Specialist

Erin Breber

Director of Finance

Lyndi Mirkes

Billing and Payroll Specialist

Jenny Augustynowicz

Billing and On-Call Specialist

Alex Kermendy

Billing and A/R Specialist

Nicole Baehring

Accounts Receivable/Collections Specialist

Debbie Travanty

On-Call Scheduler

Janelle Thompson

Director of Marketing Operations

Meaghan Hoadley

Digital Marketing Strategist

Crystal Berry

Technology Operations Analyst

Jenna Mirkes

Marketing Intern

Nicole Roost

Independent Contractor - Recruitment

Kelly Foley

Independent Contractor - Recruitment

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