Leadership

Meet the MPLT Healthcare Leadership Team

Jay Mays

Jay Mays

CEO and Co-Founder

Jay Mays

Jay Mays

CEO and Co-Founder

Jay Mays is the CEO and Co-Founder of MPLT Healthcare. Mr. Mays’ role includes directing the organization’s business development and sales operations, organizational development, internal talent acquisition, insurance, legal and strategic relationship management programs.

He is a thought leader for the implementation and creation of our strategic service offerings and the development of the company’s integrated sales, marketing and delivery programs.

Prior to founding MPLT Healthcare, Mr. Mays served in various leadership, management, and client relationship positions with two nationally recognized Healthcare Service organizations throughout the nation. He brings more than 20 years’ worth of successful leadership and business process to the MPLT Healthcare organization. Mays graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Marketing.

Liz Hale

Liz Hale

Senior Vice President of Operations

Liz Hale

Liz Hale

Senior Vice President of Operations

Liz Hale is the Senior Vice President of Operations for MPLT Healthcare. Ms. Hales’ role includes employee engagement and oversight of the organization's back office operations to include credentialing, payroll, accounts receivable and the administrative support specialist team.
She is a dynamic, passionate leader with a clear cut vision and unsurpassed industry knowledge. With over 24 years of staffing experience as a Vice President for three nationally recognized healthcare staffing companies, she is a strategic thinker who understands the changing culture of the healthcare industry. Hale started her career as a nurse in upstate New York as a graduate of CiTi, Center for Instruction, Technology & Innovation; and continued her nursing education at the State University of New York at Oswego.
Ron Malanowski

Ron Malanowski

Division Director

Ron Malanowski

Ron Malanowski

Division Director

Ron Malanowski serves as the company’s Division Director. His role includes managing the day to day delivery operations for MPLT Healthcare as well as overseeing recruitment delivery and consultant retention. He is a key liaison and thought leader for the MPLT Healthcare internal delivery teams.

Prior to joining MPLT Healthcare, Mr. Malanowski served in various leadership, management and client relationship positions with two nationally recognized healthcare staffing organizations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. He brings more than 20 years of successful recruitment and staffing experience to MPLT Healthcare.  Malanowski graduated from Boston University with his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and from St. Thomas University in Miami with his Master’s degree in Sports Administration.

Patrick Bowling

Patrick Bowling

Director of Hospital Medicine

Patrick Bowling

Patrick Bowling

Director of Hospital Medicine

Patrick Bowling serves as the company’s Director of Hospital Medicine. Mr. Bowling’s role includes directing his team’s business portfolio, sales operations, individual and team organizational development, legal, new talent acquisition, strategic relationship management processes, and the team’s overall growth. Patrick is a passionate leader who brings spirited talent and enthusiasm to the company along with a dynamic understanding of sales operations. With years of staffing and leadership experience, he is an analytical thinker who understands the diversity of the industry and provides unique strategies for both the company and its clients.

 

Corporate Leadership

Gregg Straus, CFO

Gregg Straus

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Gregg Straus, CFO

Gregg Straus

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Gregg Straus serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MPLT Healthcare. He is a key member of the senior executive leadership team and provides insight and recommendations on both short-term and long-term growth plans. He is known for his uncompromising personal integrity, ethics, and solid leadership, and is responsible for all financial aspects of the Company. Mr. Straus oversees and provides strategic direction to the Company’s finance organizations, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax, and strategic development (M&A). He also leads the human resources, IT, and legal teams at MPLT Healthcare.

Mr. Straus brings 25 years of financial and management experience to MPLT Healthcare.  He has held various leadership positions with public companies, mid-sized private companies, and “Big 4” public accounting firms. His roles have included Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Senior Vice President of Tax.  Mr. Straus earned both a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Florida, is a Certified Public Accountant, member of the AICPA and FICPA, and resides in south Florida with his wife and two children.

Milgrim Bello, Director of Strategic Marketing

Milgrim Bello

Director of Strategic Marketing

Milgrim Bello, Director of Strategic Marketing

Milgrim Bello

Director of Strategic Marketing

Milgrim Bello serves as the company’s Director of Strategic Marketing. Mrs. Bello’s role includes corporate marketing and communications efforts including Branding, Public/Media Relations, Market Research & Analysis, Content Marketing, Candidate & Client Education Marketing, Social/Interactive Marketing, Social Media, Internal Communications, Change Management and Event Planning. She is in charge of MPLT Healthcare’ strategic marketing initiatives.

Prior to joining MPLT Healthcare, Mrs. Bello managed and led a marketing team within the Staffing Vertical. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from Rollins College.

Alex Garcia, Director of Human Resources

Alex Garcia

Director of Human Resources

Alex Garcia, Director of Human Resources

Alex Garcia

Director of Human Resources

Alex Garcia serves as the company’s Director of Human Resources.  In this role, he is responsible for HR Policy development, documentation, implementation and compliance. Additional responsibilities include Employee Relations Management as well as Benefits and 401(k) administration and compliance. One of his primary objectives is assisting management in maintaining an employee-oriented culture that adheres to the company’s core values.

Mr. Garcia brings over 15 years of successful Human Resources Management experience supporting companies in various industries with up to 2,000 employees. He graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and obtained his Human Resources Management certification from the University of Miami.

Emily Prno, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Development

Emily Prno

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Development

Emily Prno, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Development

Emily Prno

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Development

Emily serves as the company’s Senior Director, Talent Acquisition and Development. Emily’s role includes directing and participating in our internal recruiting and hiring process, along with training and development.

Prior to joining MPLT Healthcare, Emily worked in Agency Recruiting along with Corporate Recruiting/Management for 10 years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Lewis University, where she was a collegiate athlete.