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Marisa Zaharof

Marisa Zaharoff, MSN, RN, President of Cross Country Medical Staffing Network
In her role as President of Cross Country Medical Staffing Network, Marisa is responsible for the strategic direction, business and operational performance of the business. As a Registered Nurse, Marisa has unique insight into the healthcare and nursing industries, alongside her more than 20 years of quality improvement, sales, operational and branch management experience. Under her leadership, Cross Country Medical Staffing Network is currently listed as Staffing Industry Analysts’ largest per diem nursing firms in the U.S. Prior to joining Cross Country Medical Staffing Network, Marisa held positions at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago as a travel nurse. She received her B.S.N. from University of Pittsburgh and her M.S.N. from University of Illinois.

Dave Stillmunkes, BSN, RN, Vice President – West Branch Operations
Dave Stillmunkes is responsible for 13 branch locations throughout the Central and Southeast U.S. and our national pharmacy division. He oversees all aspects of branch operations including sales, recruitment, internal development and strategic planning. In Dave’s prior roles with CCMSN, he has held management positions within the travel nurse, travel allied, pharmacy and advanced practice divisions. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Illinois State University and holds an active license in the State of Illinois.

Anita Vitallo, Vice President – East Branch Operations
Anita Vitallo is responsible for all aspects of Branch Operations including operational activities for 12 branch locations in the Northeast, maximizing growth and profitability and establishing strong customer relationships. Anita joined Cross Country Medical Staffing Network in 2006 she has held roles of Branch Management then promoted to Regional Management and finally in her current role as VP.   Prior to that she was employed by Apria Healthcare in a Regional Management role with oversight of  Pharmacy and Home Infusion Nursing for the New England Region. Anita is a Registered Nurse with over 25 years in healthcare experience. She was the first recipient of Cross Countries most prestigious Pinnacle Award for 2016.

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