Pinstripe Attracts Susan Petrus to Board

McKesson Corporation Senior Vice President Joins Pinstripe Healthcare Advisory Board

Oct 18, 2010, 13:34 ET from Pinstripe, Inc.

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinstripe, Inc., a leading human resources and recruitment outsourcing company, today announced the addition of Susan Petrus, the senior vice president of customer care and sales effectiveness for McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical, to its Healthcare Advisory Board.

"I'm pleased to welcome to our board such a prominent executive from McKesson, a healthcare services and information-technology company dedicated to helping deliver high-quality healthcare.  Her experience working intimately with customers in the industry for more than 20 years will help to guide our business growth and enhance the quality of our customer service delivery," explained Jill Schwieters, Pinstripe Healthcare founder and president. "During her career, Susan has acquired valuable business experience within the healthcare arena. This experience has given her a comprehensive business perspective on the healthcare industry and will serve as a perfect complement to the expertise of the other members of the Healthcare Advisory Board."

An accomplished healthcare industry executive, Susan Petrus has led sales, operations, and market segment strategy for some of the world's leading healthcare companies. As senior vice president of customer care and sales effectiveness for McKesson U.S. Pharmaceutical, she oversees customer service, ensuring an outstanding customer experience to several thousand customers, and is also responsible for delivering effective sales support to hundreds of field sales professionals in the organization. Her position encompasses key operating functions such as customer service, inside sales, technical support, sales process and technology, training, and compensation.

"Pinstripe has a progressive leadership team that incorporates innovative technologies and strategies to find the right talent for their clients so they can deliver exceptional patient care," said Petrus. "I'm excited to be part of the Pinstripe Healthcare Advisory Board and look forward to working with thought leaders in the industry to help drive a better patient experience and encourage innovation in health care," she added.

The Healthcare Advisory Board was assembled by Pinstripe with the goal of facilitating an idea exchange among industry thought leaders and visionaries.  Its membership provides client-side insights, strategic guidance as well as analytical resources, feedback, and networking connections.  Pinstripe is the leading talent partner of choice for the healthcare industry, and the quality of its Advisory Board membership underscores the Company's unparalleled grasp of, and commitment to, the healthcare industry.

Susan Petrus' addition increases the number of Pinstripe's Healthcare Advisory Board members to eight.  She joins David Harper, a healthcare financial consultant and former chief financial officer of Covenant Healthcare System, Inc.; Gary Mecklenburg, former CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and current Executive Partner in Waud Capital Partners; Carrie Harris-Muller, chief administrative officer for Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic States Region; Douglas Peters, former president and CEO of Jefferson Health System; Keith Pryor, an executive coach and director of Leadership Advisory Services for Philadelphia-based Health Strategies & Solutions; Roger Strode, partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, practicing health and corporate law; Joy Tapper, executive director for the Milwaukee Health Care Partnership; and Bruce Van Cleave, M.D., chief medical officer and senior vice president for strategic management at Aurora Health Care.

About Pinstripe Healthcare

Pinstripe Healthcare designs, builds and delivers high-performance talent acquisition and management solutions.  Pinstripe's innovative approach integrates, sourcing, recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, and engagement into a complete, end-to-end solution.  Pinstripe Healthcare's seasoned group of healthcare professionals work with clients to attract the best available talent so they can deliver high quality patient care and reduce overall labor costs.  The team's depth of provider-side experience brings an insider's perspective to each of Pinstripe's healthcare relationships, and allows the firm to offer a complete range of customized human resource services that meet the needs of every customer.  By partnering with Pinstripe, leading healthcare organizations are able to transform their human resources function into a driver of sustainable, competitive advantage.

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