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Pinstripe Board Announces Addition of Gary Mecklenburg

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 Corporate News J E 4
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Nationally Renowned Healthcare Executive Joins Pinstripe Healthcare Advisory Board

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinstripe, Inc., a leading human resources and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) specialist and the second largest pure play RPO firm in the country, today announced that Gary Mecklenburg has joined the company's Healthcare Advisory Board.

"Gary has an unparalleled reputation as a leader of influence in the healthcare industry. His track record of success and commitment to quality care at Northwestern along with his tenure on the AHA Workforce Committee are particularly relevant and valuable to Pinstripe. His passion around leadership and workforce issues, and his unique ability to coach, develop, and cultivate greatness in people around him, make him an ideal advisor," stated Jill Schwieters, president of Pinstripe Healthcare. "I am honored to announce that Gary Mecklenburg has joined our advisory board."

Mecklenburg is recognized as one of the nation's leading healthcare executives. His distinguished career includes 21 years as president and CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare and Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, as well as senior management positions at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals, Stanford University Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and Franciscan Healthcare in Milwaukee. He currently is an Executive Partner at Waud Capital Partners in Chicago, a leading investor in health care service companies.

His national leadership has included serving as chairman of the American Hospital Association, the Illinois Hospital Association, the Health Forum, National Alliance for Information Technology, and the Healthcare Research and Development Institute. He also has served on the boards of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. He currently serves on the boards of Becton Dickinson and Company and LHP Hospital Partners as well as the Advisory Board for the Kellogg School of Management.  Mecklenburg received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.

"Throughout my career leading major healthcare organizations, and in my role as Chairman of the American Hospital Association's Workforce Commission, I've focused significant energy on human resources and healthcare workforce issues. Pinstripe's concentration in this area fits perfectly with my interest and experience," Mecklenburg explained. "Their culture of innovation and rapid growth also is complementary to my more recent role advising and nurturing young companies with Waud Capital Partners. Pinstripe already has accomplished a great deal and is poised for continued success in the future. I'm pleased to have this opportunity to work with an organization that is committed to bringing innovative HR approaches to healthcare," he added.

About Pinstripe Healthcare

Pinstripe Healthcare designs, builds and delivers high-performance talent acquisition and management solutions.  Pinstripe's innovative approach integrates, sourcing, recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, and engagement into a complete, end-to-end solution. Pinstripe Healthcare's seasoned group of healthcare professionals work with clients to attract the best available talent so they can deliver high quality patient care and reduce overall labor costs. The team's depth of provider-side experience brings an insider's perspective to each of Pinstripe's healthcare relationships, and allows the firm to offer a complete range of customized human resource services that meet the needs of every customer. By partnering with Pinstripe, leading healthcare organizations are able to transform their human resources function into a driver of sustainable, competitive advantage.

More information on Pinstripe Healthcare is available at www.pinstripehealthcare.com.

SOURCE Pinstripe, Inc.

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