Gerard Stewart Places Steve Heeg as CEO of GrapeTree Medical Staffing

ATLANTA, November 15, 2017 – International executive search firm, Gerard Stewart, announced it has placed Steve Heeg as CEO of GrapeTree Medical Staffing. Gerard Stewart continues to grow its business in the healthcare industry, most recently placing Rachel Stoll as Senior Vice President, Sales for AMN Healthcare; Lesa Francis as CEO of Supplemental Health Care; and Nathan Speer, Vice President of Operations for Matrix Providers.

“Steve has unparalleled expertise in strategic healthcare leadership,” said Tim Kinnetz, GrapeTree Founder and Board Member. “GrapeTree has already experienced exponential growth and I have the utmost trust in Steve and the support of my New Mainstream Capital partners to lead our company into new levels of success.”

With a strong knowledge of and expertise in customer management and healthcare solutions, Heeg brings 17 years of fiscal, strategic and operational leadership to GrapeTree.

Prior to joining GrapeTree, Heeg served as Vice President of Healthcare Global Operations for Startek, Inc. Before his time at Startek, Heeg served as Vice President of Operations for companies including Alorica Inc., UnitedHealth Group, and Sitel Corporation.

“GrapeTree is the top of the industry and I couldn’t be more grateful for this opportunity,” said Heeg. “I knew I wanted to be part of the GrapeTree team because of their flawless reputation and corporate culture. The leadership team has done an outstanding job and I look forward to keeping that momentum moving forward.”

“Steve is the perfect cultural, strategic and operational match for GrapeTree,” commented Kevin Jordan, New MainStream Capital’s Co-founder, Managing Partner and GrapeTree Board Member. “His experience leading large customer service organizations will be instrumental to charting a path for continuous growth at GrapeTree.”

As an international leader in executive search, Gerard Stewart focuses on recruitment for C-suite executives in the human capital space, including for private equity firms, HR technology, HR services, and talent solutions companies.

The team at Gerard Stewart advises client companies on recruiting and retaining outstanding leaders and helps mitigate the risks involved with senior level appointments. The firm has completed engagements across the global human capital landscape. Its prestigious client list includes firms in staffing, workforce management, human capital consulting, information technology services, vendor management software, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), managed service providers (MSP), professional services and outsourcing. Gerard Stewart leverages deep industry expertise and an extensive network of human capital executives to ensure access to leading candidates in chosen markets.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Gerard Stewart has offices in London and Menlo Park, Calif. For more information, visit


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