Steve Thornley, CSC

Chief Executive Officer

Meet Steve

  • Co-Founded CareNational in 2009
  • Certified Search Consultant (CSC)
  • Has over 26 years of recruiting experience
  • Favorite Quote: Never give up except to convictions of conscience and good sense. - Winston Churchill
  • Fun Fact: Steve was the lead vocalist for the classic rock band Big Trigger.

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About Steve:  Steve was raised in East Millcreek, Utah and attended Utah State University.  Steve began his staffing and recruitment career in 1989 and entered the healthcare space initially in 1997 working for Patient Account Management Services (PAMS), in Tucson, Arizona.  In December 2009, after six years’ with an Arizona-based healthcare recruiting company, Steve started CareNational Healthcare Services with a focus on national Nurse recruitment for the Medical Management segment of healthcare. Steve has held almost every job in the staffing and recruitment industry and now focuses on Client Development for CareNational, Company Operations, Branding and Process Improvement. Steve holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and is a Certified Staffing Consultant (CSC) by the American Staffing Association.  Steve enjoys supporting charitable causes such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation . He is the proud father of five children and resides in Mesa, Arizona.

Aaron Lebovitz, CSC


Meet Aaron

  • Co-Owner of CareNational
  • Certified Search Consultant (CSC).
  • Has over ten years of recruiting experience
  • Favorite Quote: What is the meaning of life? To be happy and usefull. - Dali Lama
  • Fun Fact: Aaron is CareNational's reigning King of Ping Pong.

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About Aaron: Aaron was born and raised outside Chicago, IL and graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in Management. He moved to Arizona in 2005 where he got his start in healthcare staffing after being a top producer within the healthcare vertical at Careerbuilder.com   Now entering his 12th year in Staffing and Recruitment, Aaron is primarily responsible for leading and overseeing sales efforts for CareNational.  He is also responsible for the Scottsdale based recruiting teams including the West Coast Clinical team and the Administrative and Allied Division.  Aaron is passionate about making a positive impact on the local community and was the board President for Suns Charities 88, raised almost $40,000 running for Man of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and acted as Moderator for his Entrepreneurs’ Organization Forum.  Aaron resides in Scottsdale with his wife and daughter, Ava, who was born in January of 2015.



Kimberly Williams, CPHQ

HEDIS Project Management Consultant

Meet Kim

Kim Joined CareNational in 2017 as a Consultant for CareNational's ever growing Quality Management Staffing and Project Management needs increased; specifically to aide in the annual HEDIS Survey season.

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About Kim:  Kim has thirty years of healthcare experience including Practice Administration, HEDIS, Pay for Performance, Project Management (including building strong HEDIS teams and managing all aspects of HEDIS Projects), and private consulting.  She is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality. Born in Montreal Canada, attended school in Boston, Mass. and moved to Kentucky in 1999. Proud Mom of 2 amazing kids and one stellar German Shorthair Pointer named Coco. Kim is also an avid fitness enthusiast and certified Pure Barre Instructor.

Whitney Sanders, PHR

Director of Human Resources & Operations

Meet Whitney

  • Joined CareNational in 2014
  • Has ten-years of recruiting experience.

    Favorite Quote: Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I'm possible! - Audrey Hepburn

  • Fun Fact: Whitney has never broken a bone in her body!

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About Whitney: Whitney grew up as a midwest girl in central Minnesota. Although she loves the midwest, she felt the lure of warmer weather and decided to experience big city life by moving to Arizona in 2000. She attended Arizona State University (Go Sun Devils!) graduating in 2004 with a Bachelors degree in Business Management. She started off her career after college in retail operations and management with a focus in Corporate Recruiting and Human Resources. Whitney recently obtained her Professional in Human Resources certification (PHR)! Whitney is passionate about healthy food, the environment, and travel!

Tom Hasara

Corporate Director, Business Intelligence

Meet Tom

  • Joined CareNational in 2011
  • Has four years of recruiting research experience
  • Has four years of healthcare experience
  • Favorite Quote: The beginning is the most important part of the work. -Plato
  • Fun Fact: Tom shares a hometown with Michael Jackson!

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About Tom: Tom hails from the greater Chicago area. He graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington in 2002 and was commissioned as an Officer in the US ARMY. There he primarily served as a Military Intelligence Officer for a Germany-based unit, deploying twice in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, until he returned to civilian life in 2009. Since 2011, Tom has been bringing military precision to CareNational’s business intelligence efforts, training and leading a Research Team to target top talent.

Ron Amodio, CSC

Regional Vice President-Clinical
Western/Pacific Region

Meet Ron

  • Joined CareNational in 2011
  • Has over 12 years of recruiting experience and 27 years in Healthcare
  • Certified Search Consultant (CSC)
  • Favorite Quote: ;You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. -Wayne Gretzky
  • Fun Fact: Ron loves to sing but has the worst voice ever!

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About Ron: Ron was born on Staten Island, New York, but grew up in Scottsdale, Arizona. He went to ASU and graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1998. Ron has been in healthcare for 27 years working for companies such as PCS Health Systems, PrimeStaff/Acclivity, Asterino and Associates, and Wolters Kluwer. Ron has 9 years of leadership experience and enjoys leading the west coast team at CareNational. Ron is married and has 2 kids, an incoming freshman at University of Arizona and a sophomore at Pinnacle High School.

Prashant Patel, CSC

Regional Director
Central/Midwest Region

Meet Prashant

  • Joined CareNational in 2012.
  • Certified Search Consultant (CSC)
  • Has over 10 years of recruiting experience with 5 in healthcare.
  • Favorite Quote: You don't have to like it but learn to love it because it's the best thing going. -Ric Flair
  • Fun Fact: Prashant was born in Zambia, Africa.

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About Prashant: Prashant grew up in Reno, Nevada for over 25 years before moving to the Valley of the Sun in 2012. Prashant has 10 years of recruiting experience with 5 years being in the Healthcare segment. His passion for recruitment is that he loves to create opportunities for others. Prashant is a huge sports enthusiast (Go Florida State!) and loves to travel.

David DiVito, CHP

Division Director
Administrative & Allied Division

Meet David

  • Joined CareNational in 2016.
  • Certified Healthcare Staffing Professional (CHP).
  • Has over 25 years of recruiting experience.
  • Favorite Quote: No one who ever gave their best regretted it.- George Halas
  • Fun Fact: Dave is an accomplished guitarist with over 30 years of performing, recording and teaching experience..

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About David: David was born in Chicago, Illinois and spent his childhood splitting time between Phoenix, Northern Arizona and Chicago. He has over 25 years of management, recruiting and training experience and is most proud of helping others realize and achieve their goals in life. He is passionate about music, and is a life long Chicago Cubs fan. David has a seven year old son named Devin who also shares his love of baseball. He currently resides in Gilbert, AZ.

Kevin Slafkosky, CSC

Regional Vice President-Clinical
Eastern/Atlantic Region

Meet Kevin

  • Joined CareNational in 2013
  • Certified Search Consultant (CSC)
  • Has over 4 years of recruiting experience
  • Has over 5 years of healthcare experience
  • Favorite Quote: Aut viam inveniam aut faciam
  • Fun Fact: Kevin hates pickles! Seriously, no pickles. Ever.

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About Kevin: Kevin was born and raised in beautiful Baltimore, MD! He has over 2 years of Healthcare recruiting experience and 5 years total recruiting experience. He loves to match up a good organization with a great candidate! Kevin played lacrosse in college for the University of Maryland, and, he is an avid supporter of the Baltimore Ravens, Baltimore Orioles and all things Terrapin. Kevin is proud of the growth and development within the East Coast team at CareNational!

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