Our Story

We are passionate about connecting people to work that matters while filling critical staffing needs so patients never go without care. Our goal is to lead the staffing industry by creating unmatched employee and client experiences, by delivering the best workforce solutions through partnership and innovation.

Since 1988 in response to a national nursing shortage, Maxim Staffing has connected the nation’s top talent to a variety of healthcare partners. We specialize in creating meaningful career opportunities for medical professionals including nurses, allied health professionals, locum tenens, travel nurses, medical coders, and more. Our healthcare staffing and workforce management services are focused on hospitals, schools, government programs, correction facilities, and managed care organizations.

Find opportunities in every setting

We have offices in 32 states and offer services throughout the country. From hospitals and health systems to private practices and school, you can rest assured we will find a solution just for you. Get started today and contact an office close to you.

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We’re not just a company, we are people.


Maxim staffing has worked hard to create spaces that allow every voice to be heard. We aim to help shape our culture through improvement and innovation, by gaining information through feedback loops, annual surveys, data analysis, and creative program development.

From improvement programs that engage all levels of the organization, to listening and learning from our online reviews and anonymous experience surveys, to honoring different upbringings and personal values- we work better as a team when each of us are valued for who we are as individuals. Every voice matters.



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Living our core values

We promote diversity & inclusion

Build trust with one another in order to create an inclusive workplace that respects each individual's diverse perspectives and experiences

We win with integrity & trust

Our success is dependent on the results of our dedicated team members who make compliance a top priority and take pride in winning the right way

We prioritize quality   

Understand our commitment to the delivery of quality service differentiates us and fosters excellence

We invest in development

We believe in the continuous development of ourselves and our teams in order to thrive and reach our goals

We champion innovation

We embrace new methods including the development and adoption of new technologies as it is critical to our efficiency and effectiveness

We drive for results

We are passionate about exceeding our goals- steadfastly driving results and working together to continuously improve performance

Meet our leadership team

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Bill Butz

Founding Member and Co-Executive Sponsor of the Maxim Diversity and Inclusion Board

Bill brings years of leadership experience from the healthcare and staffing service industries. As CEO, Bill is responsible for the overall direction of the organization and development of high-level strategies that align with the company’s mission and guiding principles.

Prior to this appointment, Bill served as president of Erickson Living and was responsible for the company’s operations and continuum of care for primary physician practices, skilled nursing, and home health services. While there, he also instituted a project management office where he focused on collaboration, implementation of best practices, and played an integral role in developing a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.

He is a certified public accountant and received his Bachelor of Arts in economics and business administration from McDaniel College, where he later served as a charter member of the Corporate Advisory Board.

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Bart Kelly

Chief Human Resources Officer
Founding Member and Co-Executive Sponsor of the Maxim Diversity and Inclusion Board

Bart brings more than 30 years of strategic professional experience, having served at several staffing, human resources, and financial organizations. Bart is responsible for the oversight and management of the company’s compliance and ethics program, including all compliance initiatives, internal audits, and training. Bart also oversees all human resources functions including employee benefits programs, talent acquisitions and hiring, training and organizational development, talent management, employee experience, employee relations, and the Maxim Centers of Excellence.

Prior to joining Maxim Staffing, Bart served as the director of Financial Operations at Aerotek. While there, the regions he managed grew to over $1.8 billion in revenue. He was instrumental in managing programs to increase employee diversity and retention and improve organizational knowledge through a structured professional mentorship program.

Bart is a certified public accountant and received his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from Loyola University Maryland.

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Carrie V. O’Brien

SVP, General Counsel, Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer

Carrie brings over 10 years of litigation and cross-functional corporate law experience into her role as SVP, General Counsel and Secretary. She serves as the principal legal advisor on a variety of topics, including corporate governance, policy development, risk management, litigation, compliance, and regulatory matters. Grounded in facts and integrity, Carrie provides legal guidance to drive clinical and operational improvements to mitigate risk and provide awareness throughout the company.

Prior to joining Maxim, Carrie was a civil litigation defense attorney in Baltimore, Maryland, at a regional law firm regularly trying cases and negotiating complex cases to settlement. She defended corporations and their employees in litigation and business disputes arising from their operations. As a trial attorney, Carrie was known for her thorough preparation and quick study of her client’s business and her ability to successfully advocate for their interests.

Carrie earned her B.A., Cum Laude, from Loyola University Maryland and her J.D., Cum Laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and serves as a board member to the Maxim Charitable Foundation.

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Kevin Apperson

CIO, Chief Information Officer

Kevin is a seasoned veteran of technology and brings more than 30 years of proven experience in IT leadership, infrastructure development, and process improvement. As SVP of Information Services, Kevin supports Maxim Staffing’s strategic initiatives, manages business risks from an IT standpoint, and oversees Maxim Staffing’s Information Services department.

Before joining us, Kevin worked for Allegis Group where he held a variety of leadership roles for 17 years; serving as CIO for 10 of those years. While at Allegis Group, Kevin spearheaded the development and launch of their first major web application for sales and recruitment. He was also instrumental in the successful implementation of the company’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planner (ERP) and Y2K conversion. As the CIO, Kevin led the implementation of the IS Management System and IS Governance Management processes.

Kevin received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia and stays active in his community.

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Rob Gehman, Jr.

CIO, Chief Innovation Officer

Rob brings nearly 20 years of industry experience, including several years as vice president of Finance here at Maxim Staffing. He identifies opportunities for improvement within our current systems, as well as facilitates team decision-making sessions in order to produce better clinical patient outcomes.

Prior to joining our team, he served as vice president of Finance at Erickson Living for three years. He was responsible for the auditing, billing, collection, and cash functions for more than 10 post-acute services lines. In 2011, Rob received Erickson’s inaugural leadership award, which is given to leaders that best reflect the values of respect and caring, diversity, friendliness and enthusiasm, integrity, responsibility, excellence, and teamwork.

Rob earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Towson University and a master’s degree in finance from Loyola University Maryland.

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Scott Carter

CFO, Chief Financial Officer

Scott brings a wealth of financial experience from the staffing and recruiting industries. As CFO, he is responsible for leading all the financial operations and activities for Maxim Staffing and establishing and monitoring financial plans and budgets for the company.

Before joining us, Scott was the CFO for Populus Group, a minority owned Payroll Services Company. He was responsible for supporting their growth both within the company’s service offerings and geographical locations while maintaining the integrity of its desired financial results. He also partnered with the President of Populus to enhance the recruiting & sales capacity within the organization, while also building the support structure to help drive business growth.

Scott received his Bachelor of Science in mathematics from Towson University and is actively involved in his community and church.