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Edward D. Dooling Jr.


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Edward Dooling Chief Executive Officer & Co- Founder
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Edward Dooling has built and run several high-performing companies throughout his 25-year career.

Prior to co-founding Vanguard Healthcare Staffing, Edward was the Founder, President and Chief Growth Officer for American Pathology Partners. He and his two co-founders were successful in raising $75m from New Enterprise Associates. They successfully grew this business from a startup endeavor into an industry-leading anatomic and molecular diagnostic laboratory.

Prior to Founding American Pathology Partners, Edward was CEO and President of Resonance Health a publicly traded company.

Edward has also thrived in the bio-tech industry where he was hand-selected by Oxford BioScience to be the Chief Operating Officer of one of their portfolio companies, Asterand.

Edward has held executive management positions at several other companies. He was V.P. of Sales, Marketing and Managed care at InformDx, a Private Equity backed pathology company, which had a successful exit with the acquisition by AmeriPath. Edward was retained by Ameripath as the Vice President of Sales and G.M of the Anatomic Pathology Division. U​nder his leadership the Anatomic Pathology division ​became the top performing division within the company.

He started his career as a top sales performer at DIANON Systems, having earned a series of promotions during his tenure there, including National Sales Trainer, Regional Sales Manager and Director of Sales and Marketing.

Edward has also served on the Board of Directors of Patient Home Monitoring, which saw a 40x increase in shareholder value.​

Before embarking on his professional career, Edward served our country as an officer in the United States Navy, where he had a distinguished career.

Edward graduated from Villanova University with a B.S. in Computer Science.


Contact Edward directly at ed.dooling@vanguardhcstaffing.com





Steven M. Dooling


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Steve Dooling President and Co- Founder
President and Co-Founder

Steven Dooling started his medical career at Stryker Orthopedic. After two-and-a-half years in the top performing territory in the company, he co-founded Vanguard Healthcare Staffing with his father.

He possesses an extensive network in the medical device industry and is leveraging these relationships in his most recent endeavor.

Steven graduated from William Patterson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, including a concentration in Sales. He finished third out of 200 contestants in the National Sales Marathon.


Contact Steven directly at steve.dooling@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Kim S. Baker


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Kim S. Baker Director of Sales Training
Director of Sales Training

Kim Baker is a thought–action-outcomes architect of high-impact sales enablement, sales force effectiveness, and people development programs. In addition, she is expert in facilitating results-driven corporate meetings and workshops.

Kim has over 25 years of commercial operations experience. As an award-winning clinical sales representative, she was tapped to establish and build out the U.S. and international sales training infrastructure and team for a disruptive medical technology leader.

She has designed and delivered over 4,500 hours of trainings on sales skills and process; medical products; communication; generational diversity; and leadership, in addition to non-training workshop and meeting facilitation.

In addition to her work with Vanguard Healthcare Staffing, Kim is founder and principal of Vivid Consulting Group, through which she provides sales training, meeting facilitation and more through her deep and deft skills in research, analysis, design, planning and implementation.


Contact Kim directly at kim.baker@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Lisa Calabro


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Lisa Calabro Key Account Director
Key Account Director

With over 20 years’ experience as an award winning medical sales management professional Lisa is perfectly positioned to help both clients and candidates. Building high performance Sales teams begins with finding exceptional talent. Lisa spent the last 14 years with Miraca Life Sciences(formally Caris Diagnostics) leading the sales team in the Northeast, with a consistent record of driving revenue and market share. Passionate about team building, training and coaching Lisa was an exceptional motivator with an eye for talent. Maintaining loyal, long-term relationships with customers and colleagues has been essential to Lisa’s success.


Contact Lisa directly at lisa.calabro@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Nick DeCeglia


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Talent Solutions Specialist

Nick is a recent college graduate from Plattsburgh State University, where he studied Criminal Justice. During his time at Plattsburgh, Nick played Midfield for the Division III Men's Lacrosse team and helped the lacrosse team win their first SUNYAC championship. He also participated in raising money for St. Baldricks Foundation, a not for profit organization that helps to discover cures for children with cancer. After college, he spent a year with Seating Solutions providing mass seating to concerts, professional sporting events, and universities before joining Vanguard Healthcare Staffing.


Contact Nick directly at nickd@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Zach Condit


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Talent Solutions Specialist

Zach comes to Vanguard Healthcare Staffing with a background in sales and marketing. He was responsible for the growth of a small business by tripling the number their active accounts. During that time, Zach acquired skills in leadership, maintaining customer relationships, and building his own team. Zach joined the Vanguard Healthcare Staffing team in 2018 and has been able to successfully marry his interpersonal skills and dedication to finding the best talent for our clients.


Contact Zach directly at zach.condit@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Dana Desiato


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Talent Solutions Specialist

Dana Desiato comes to Vanguard Staffing with a background in Human Resources in medical device industry. The majority of her career was heavily focused around recruiting providing a unique perspective on both sides of staffing. Dana has a Bachelors degree in Psychology from William Paterson University, a Masters in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resources from The College of Saint Elizabeth and is also a Certified Professional through the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM-CP).


Contact Dana directly at danad@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Kiera Murphy


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Kiera Murphy Executive Talent Solution Specialist
Executive Talent Solutions Specialist

Kiera Murphy is a seasoned recruiter, having been in the industry for 15 years. She has a vast knowledge in search and staffing, and has expertise within a number of disciplines and industries.

Kiera specializes in recruiting for strategic accounts for clients in the Fortune 500 within the pharmaceutical, medical device, financial and IT industries.


Contact Kiera directly at Kiera.murphy@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Charles Binder


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Charles Binder Talent Solution Specialist
Talent Solution Specialist

Charles Binder comes to Vanguard Healthcare Staffing with a dynamic personality and a unique ability to recognize talent.

He graduated from the University of Delaware with honors, earning a degree in Engineering. Following college, Charles worked for ESPN as a program engineer.


Contact Charles directly at Charles.Binder@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Nicole Dooling


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Nicole Dooling Talent Solution Specialist
Talent Solution Specialist

Nicole Dooling has had an interest in the healthcare field since a young age. She holds a degree in Sociology and is an NHA-certified EKG technician.

To deliver stellar candidates, Nicole does exhaustive research on a client’s company to find the most qualified, top-tier talent that will help them build a successful sales team.


Contact Nicole directly at Nicole.Dooling@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Richard Reitz


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Richard Reitz Director of Training & Talent Solutions
Director of Training & Talent Solutions

Richard Reitz has spent over 25 years in the diagnostics space as a consultant to the medical and healthcare industries. Rich’s experience includes providing guidance and training on payor markets, market dynamics and hospital outreach.

Prior to working at Vanguard Healthcare Staffing, Rich was a managing member of Premier Cardiovascular Consultants, LLC (PCC). He and his co-founders successfully educated physicians and other healthcare providers across the country on incorporating preventative medicine into their practices. PCC’s national seminars placed a heavy emphasis on early detection and treatment of heart attack and strokes.

Rich’s sales and medical experience is extensive and focused not just on general sales and sales management training, but on very specific clinical disciplines. These include but are not limited to cardiovascular disease, women’s health, infectious disease, hematology/oncology, endocrinology, urology, gastroenterology, pathology and toxicology. He is well versed in diagnostics methods such as routine testing, molecular diagnostics and genomics.

Rich began his sales career at Nichols Institute (acquired by Quest Diagnostics), earning top performer awards, before being promoted to National Sales Trainer.

Rich started his own consulting company, focusing on sales and sales management training in the diagnostics space where he interfaced with corporate marketing and sales to design and develop training programs and market launches. His clients include Quest Diagnostics, Genoptix, ARUP, Sequenom, Cypress Bioscience (Acquired by Forest Pharmaceuticals), Ipsogen, Cryo-Cell, Integramed, mtm Laboratories (Acquired by Ventana) and Dominion Diagnostics.

Rich is a graduate of University of California, Los Angeles with a B.S. in Psychobiology.


Contact Rich directly at rich.reitz@vanguardhcstaffing.com



Wendy Jacobson Bergstrom


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Wendy Jacobson Bergstrom Key Account Director & Affiliate of Vanguard Staffing
Director of Talent Solutions

Wendy has three decades of experience helping build high performing teams in the diagnostics industry.

Wendy began her career in the industry designing and delivering multiple training programs and helping launch a major national laboratory’s first in-house sales and sales management training initiative.

While at Quest Diagnostics, Wendy managed teams of 8-13 sales executives across multiple specialities in the physician as well as hospital market with annual revenues ranging from $50 to $90 million dollars. Wendy was recognized for hiring outstanding candidates, building and developing A teams and consistently achieving revenue targets year after year.

Recruiting began as a “passion” in 2015 after mentoring and coaching several individuals toward gainful employment with industry leading companies. Shortly thereafter, she launched her own firm providing sales consulting and recruiting services.

Wendy has identified top talent for several regional and national specialty laboratories and successfully placed several Sales VPs, a CFO, a Revenue Cycle Manager and multiple sales executives.

Wendy continues to build her reputation as a “hands on “recruiter able to identify, attract and mentor top talent to align with her client’s vision and needs.

Wendy has a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Vermont and an MBA in Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.


Contact Wendy directly at wendy.bergstrom@vanguardhcstaffing.com

Meet The Team Powering
Vanguard Healthcare Staffing

Meet The Team

Edward Dooling Chief Executive Officer & Co- Founder

Ed Dooling

Chief Executive Officer & Co- Founder

Steve Dooling President and Co- Founder

Steve Dooling

President and Co- Founder

Nicole Dooling Talent Solution Specialist

Nicole Dooling

Talent Solution Specialist

Richard Reitz Director of Training & Talent Solutions

Richard Reitz

Director of Training & Talent Solutions

Wendy Jacobson Bergstrom Key Account Director & Affiliate of Vanguard Staffing

Wendy J. Bergstrom

Director of Talent Solutions

Kiera Murphy Executive Talent Solutions Specialist

Kiera Murphy

Executive Talent Solution Specialist

Kim S. Baker Director of Sales Training

Kim S. Baker

Director of Sales Training

Lisa Calabro Key Account Director

Lisa Calabro

Key Account Director

Nick DeCeglia

Talent Solutions Specialist

Zach Condit

Talent Solutions Specialist

Dana Desiato

Talent Solutions Specialist

About us

Vanguard Healthcare Staffing, LLC is committed to providing superior candidates for employers and career-growth opportunities for job seekers.
We provide industry-leading customer service, unparalleled strategic networking and a commitment to excellence in building high-performance organizations.