Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens Recognized as 2024 Grand Prize Winner of SIA’s Best Staffing Firms to Work For Award

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (March 28, 2024) – Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens, a leader in staffing solutions for locum tenens, today announced that it has been named a winner of Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) 2024 Best Staffing Firms to Work For award. Out of 400 firms that applied for recognition, the company was honored as a top staffing firm to work for in the healthcare category, with this prestigious distinction based on survey data from its associates.

Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens has been recognized as a top staffing firm to work for in the healthcare category by SIA. Out of 400 firms that applied for recognition, the company was honored with this prestigious distinction based on associate survey data.  

“Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens’ recognition as a top employer is linked to our mission of connecting providers and communities to transform lives,” said Tim Fischer, president, Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens. “This honor highlights our dedication to creating a workplace where associates feel deeply connected to their work and empowered to make a meaningful difference. We firmly believe that in cultivating environments where our associates flourish, we elevate the caliber of our services and positively impact our partners, providers and communities.” 

“Our culture is rooted in celebrating the uniqueness of each associate, fostering an environment where our people can excel while advancing our goal of improving the lives of others,” added Deme Christian, vice president of people services, Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens. “We are laser-focused on caring for our people, enabling them to reach their fullest potential and champion positive outcomes for those we serve. It’s an honor to once again receive this recognition based on feedback from our dedicated team members.”

To be considered for the list, company associates completed a comprehensive survey assessing six critical areas of workplace engagement: company communications, resources, individual needs, effectiveness of management, team dynamics and trust in leadership. Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens was selected based on high performance in these areas. 

“2023 was a challenging year for companies adjusting to post-pandemic conditions, including a tight job market, inflationary pressures, the need for sales growth and the importance of operational efficiency. SIA’s Best Staffing Firms to Work For are shining examples of companies who prioritized and maximized their employee engagement as reported by their own employees,” said SIA President Ursula Williams. “Congratulations to our 2024 honorees for fostering fantastic company cultures and keeping their employees excited to come to work each day.”

All winning companies are listed on the Best Staffing Firm to Work For website. This year’s list makers are also featured in the March/April issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine.

About Staffing Industry Analysts.

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) is the global research and advisory firm focused on staffing and workforce solutions. Our proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. 

SIAs independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the staffing and workforce solutions ecosystem. This includes staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/compliance firms, and talent acquisition technology specialists. And the technological aspect encompasses options such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. We also provide training and accreditation with our unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program. 

Known for our award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, executive conferences and events, we help both suppliers and buyers of workforce solutions make better-informed decisions that improve business results and minimize risk. SIA was founded by staffing pioneer Peter Yessne. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England. 

About Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens.

Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens connects healthcare organizations of all sizes with physicians and advanced practitioners because we believe everyone deserves compassion and care. With 40+ years of fostering purposeful relationships, we transform lives through locum tenens staffing by combining unparalleled service and tailored solutions. Jackson + Coker Locum Tenens is part of the Jackson Healthcare® family of companies. To learn more, visit jacksoncoker.com.

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Federal facts for you.

We are a Federal Supply Schedule Contract holder. 

Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) Contract: 36F79723D0086, Professional and Allied Healthcare Staffing, effective March 15, 2023, through March 14, 2028.

NAICS Codes:
  • 561320: Temporary help services. 
  • 621111: Offices of physicians. 
  • 621112: Offices of physicians, mental health specialists. 
  • 621399: Offices of all other miscellaneous health practitioners. 
  • 621330: Offices of mental health practitioners.


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Maggie Youmans

Senior Vice President, Sales

As Senior Vice President, Maggie oversees several key specialty divisions and adjacent teams. With a demonstrated history of leading teams and developing individuals across the organization, she is dedicated to inspiring, challenging and empowering associates to achieve their personal and professional goals. 

Maggie earned degrees in marketing and management focused on consumer economics from the University of Georgia, Terry College of Business. She enjoys traveling with her husband to visit different bed and breakfasts. Together, they have been able to see the beauty within their own backyard and across the country.

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Anne Anderson

Executive Vice President

"I'm passionate about the locum tenens industry - we make a real difference in the lives of both our heroic healthcare providers and the patients they treat."

Anne has been at the forefront of the evolution of locum tenens for more than 35 years. She’s a respected leader with expertise in corporate operations, risk management, credentialing, and travel services. Before joining Jackson + Coker, she served as Executive Vice President at Medical Doctor Associates, part of Cross Country Healthcare. 

An ardent industry advocate, Anne served several years on the Board of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO), including two years as president. 

Anne received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Spring Hill College. She is also a PADI open water diver and enjoys scuba diving. 

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