October 25, 2014

Business Profile

Avant Healthcare

Jerry Jackson | 7/18/2012
Avant Healthcare staff
CEO Shari Dingle Sandifer (center), Senior VP Lesley Hamilton and CFO Spencer D. Lloyd

The shortage of health care professionals has spelled opportunity for Shari Dingle Sandifer. As a nurse for more than a decade, she had first-hand knowledge of the skills needed to fill those jobs. Since founding Avant Healthcare Professionals in 2003, Sandifer, CEO, has been recognized as a leader in international health care recruitment, identifying top candidates worldwide for nursing and physical and occupational therapy positions in the U.S. This year Casselberry-based Avant was named one of the 50 fastest-growing privately held women-owned companies in North America, grossing more than $10 million a year and posting average annual revenue growth of 60% since 2008.

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