Leadership Team

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Cofi Jordan – CEO/Founder – Lotus Medical Staffing

Cofi started in the physician recruitment industry in 1998.
She gained her experience through recruiting and managing
clients with a national firm, later converting to management
and eventually becoming Director and interim President.
Through this process she realized her entrepreneurial spirit
and partnered with 2 physicians in 2006, opening a
permanent and locum tenen agency. In 2010, they sold the
company to one of the largest healthcare groups in the
Today Cofi is continuing her entrepreneurial experience by
the foundation of LMS.

Julie Collins – Managing Partner – Lotus Medical Staffing

Julie joins LMS with 10 years of medical staffing experience. After graduating from Syracuse University, Julie became a TV news reporter in upstate NY. She later moved to Florida and started her career in medical staffing with a Travel nurse company. In 2006, she joined Cofi as a Physician recruiter, specializing in Anesthesiology. Julie has become an expert in this specialty and enjoys her partnership at LMS.

Stuart McKelvey – President – Lotus Medical Staffing

In 1996, Stuart McKelvey became employee number thirteen at Monster.com and grew in to the role of Senior Vice President by 1998. In 2001, Stuart began leading Monster Worldwide’s Asia Pacific region, generating over $400 million in sales across ten countries as group President. In 2005, he became the CEO of TMP Directional Marketing with the private equity company Audax Group. After these successes, Stuart made his move to purchase and build his own recruiting company.

In October of 2008, Stuart acquired the assets of Prime Staff—a Houston-based locum tenens company with a successful 12-year track record of placing physicians throughout the southeastern United States. After an overhaul of the business and re-branding to Mint Physician Staffing, the company has since quadrupled in size in terms of both employee count and revenue. As President, Stuart manages the company on a daily basis. He is purely a private individual investor and is not affiliated with any other company or private equity investor.