As CEO, Max hires and empowers his people to carry out the company’s vision, while nurturing daily high-level operations, growth, and expansion. Max is an expert in the senior living and healthcare industry.
Previous to recruiting, Max pursued his degree in Technological Entrepreneurship from Arizona State University and spent over five years as a teacher in the private education space. After a half-decade of teaching, Max felt there was more to accomplish with his career.
Still pursuing his love for fostering growth in others, Max tripped and fell into recruiting and realized there is no better career.
“I change people’s lives on a daily basis and I take that very seriously. There is something exceptional about plugging an individual into an organization and then witnessing their personal growth simultaneous to the organization’s growth. It’s something wildly exhilarating and addicting.”
When he’s not in the office, Max enjoys camping, fishing, snowboarding, and all adrenaline-boosting activities.
With a wealth of experience in multiple industries, Gaston guides the Full Spectrum team as Practice Leader.
After graduating from Cal State Long Beach with a Business degree, Gaston quickly rose in the ranks to become the VP of Sales for All Green Electronics Recycling — Orange County’s top IT Asset Management firm. After 4 years as their VP of Sales and Development, the Los Angeles Clippers invited him to join their business team to learn the world of professional sports management. While working for the front office of the Los Angeles Clippers, Gaston connected people at all levels, from youth sports to professional sports. Through his background of connecting people and building relationships, a career in recruiting is a perfect fit.
“I thrive on the opportunity to connect people with the job of their dreams.”
During his free time, Gaston loves surfing, playing golf, and snowboarding.
Katie is spearheading the Senior Living practice on the West Coast.
Prior to recruiting and working at Full Spectrum, Katie spent ten years in the Senior Living industry as a Regional Sales Director and Sales Director for companies on the West Coast. After almost a decade in sales for senior living, she had a conversation with Max and decided to join the team at Full Spectrum, recruiting quality candidates.
“I get the opportunity to connect with various professionals from our industry every single day. We talk about their needs, their companies growth and organization, and which candidates will further accelerate their company. It is very fulfilling knowing Full Spectrum can support a vision for a company and have it come to reality.”
During her free time, Katie loves to spend time with her husband, her two kids, and their dog, Rivers. She loves going to Mammoth, to the beach, reading, and running around with her toddlers.
Joshua has been making a difference in the lives of his clients and candidates at Full Spectrum Search Group since 2017. As a Managing Partner specializing in Home Health and Hospice, he’s focused on filling key leadership roles for his corporate partners.
“Recruiting gives us the opportunity to improve the lives of our clients and our candidates. On any given day, we can help someone find a better job while helping our clients fill a critical need. Everybody wins!”
Prior to recruiting Joshua worked as an actor and stand-up comedian. He’s most notably known as the voice of Spider-Man for the Toys and Action Figures from Marvel’s “The Amazing Spider-Man.”
His experience in the entertainment industry, working with high-level clientele, has helped inform his current role. Plus, he’s naturally a people person, so recruiting is a great fit.”
Natalie oversees the Sourcing Department with a desk of 3 employees who are constantly searching for the right candidate!
Before joining Full Spectrum, Natalie worked in Real Estate for 10 years. Natalie will always have a passion for Real Estate, but helping employees in the healthcare industry quickly became a desire for her. Natalie’s life path led her down roads in which she was constantly dabbling in the medical world. When 2020 hit, she decided she needed a career reset. Then, the stars aligned and along came an opportunity with Full Spectrum, which she took!
I have always loved helping people. Now, being able to help deserving medical professionals find quality jobs brings so much passion to my life. I have the “Find a job you love and you won’t have to work a day in your life” mindset now!
Living her childhood in Texas, she enjoys being outdoors and in nature. On her time off, Natalie spends most of her time with her dog Koa, playing tennis, and enjoying good food and company. Family and friends are very important to her too.
Michelle is an expert in Senior Living, with a focus on the sales side of the business.
Previous to recruiting, Michelle spent 5 years as a Sales and Marketing Director for Holiday Retirement. Before that, Michelle spent over 15 years in the sales industry. After over 5 years in senior living, Michelle felt that she could really put her knowledge of the industry and her knowledge in sales to better use by joining Full Spectrum.
“I love making connections all over the United States. It is so rewarding knowing you are helping people grow their careers.”
During her free time, Michelle likes to spend time with her 2 daughters and her dog. She loves living in the mountains and all that entails. Michelle likes to camp, hike, fish, hunt and go to the lake. Michelle’s true passions, besides her kids, is traveling and cooking.
Cheree is utilizing her 17 years of experience working in the senior healthcare industry to help clients in Home Health and Hospice.
Prior to recruiting Cheree spent the last 17 years working in skilled nursing, senior living, and home care in different capacities from Social Services to Regional of Sales.
After all those years of working with seniors Cheree felt stuck in how the industry was ran and the lack of talented professionals and saw that the industry was overrun with too many people who lacked compassion. Cheree felt that working in recruiting she could hand pick the talent going into the market and make a difference.
“I chose this career path to be able to help people first and foremost. We spend so much of our time at work and to be able to help people choose a new opportunity that will be a great fit for them and help them succeed is very rewarding!”
During her free time Cheree enjoys camping, hiking, bowling and family time. Family is so important to her and she strives to spend as much time with her husband, daughter and extended family as she can.
Janna is an expert at placing director-level and up, clinical and operational leaders at the top Skilled Nursing Facility operators across the West Coast region.
Previous to recruiting, Janna spent five years on the business operations and consulting side of the beauty and aesthetics industry. After five years of operations and consulting, Janna decided to pivot into recruiting to hone in on her passion for helping individuals reach their career potential.
“I get the pleasure of connecting with such highly skilled and passionate individuals about their optimum career trajectory, and the privilege of assisting them in making that a reality. The journey is unlike anything else.”
During her free time, Janna loves to travel with her husband and experience new things. When she is not traveling, she is taking up a new artistic project or finding something new to learn about!
Normary specializes in Senior Living on the West Coast.
Previous to recruiting, Normary spent four years in the health and wellness industry, primarily working in Physical Therapy clinics.
After making the decision to travel on her own and move to California, Normary came across the opportunity to start a career in healthcare recruiting and has not looked back since.
“Connecting with people has always been a passion of mine, whether in a clinical setting, on the gym floor, or now over the phone building relationships. It is very fulfilling to know I have an opportunity to be part of someone’s journey in such a significant way.”
Normary loves keeping herself active and busy by teaching a few Group Fitness classes every week, but also enjoys the opportunity to spend some down time by the beach or going on a few hikes.
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