MILFORD, Iowa -- GrapeTree Medical Staffing announced that Steve Heeg will become the new GrapeTree Medical Staffing CEO as Tim Kinnetz, founder of GrapeTree, moves to the board of directors.
Heeg brings 17 years of successful fiscal, strategic, and operational leadership experience to GrapeTree. His knowledge of customer management and healthcare solutions fits perfectly with the mission of GrapeTree Medical Staffing.
Heeg leaves Startek Inc., a customer engagement company, where he served as vice president of Healthcare Global Operations, to join GrapeTree. Before his time at Startek, Heeg served as vice president of operations for companies including Alorica Inc., UnitedHealth Group and Sitel Corporation.
GrapeTree Medical Staffing has experienced enormous growth in the past year, adding dozens of staff members in its Northwest Iowa headquarters to manage nearly 3,000 health care employees working in the Midwest. In August 2017, Inc. magazine ranked GrapeTree Medical Staffing #665 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of America’s fastest-growing private companies.