Jennifer Feddersen, PHR, MSM, AASPR, President
Jennifer Feddersen, MSM, SHRM-CP, PHR, FASPR has worked within Human Resources for 20+ years, management for 25+ years, executive recruitment for 3 years, and in physician recruitment/relations for last 13+ years. Jennifer is the Director, Physician Recruitment, Onboarding, & Business Development for Beaumont Health, a $4.4 billion health care system headquartered in Southfield, Michigan.
Jennifer directs the recruitment and onboarding team for the Beaumont Medical Group, comprised of 8 hospitals, 187 health centers, nearly 5,000 physicians and 38,000 employees throughout Southeastern Michigan and beyond.
Jennifer is the President of the Michigan Recruitment & Retention Network (MRRN, 2012-Present), a Board Member and current chair of the Engagement Section for the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR), and a Board Member (Player Agent Pitching Machine) for Ira Township Little League. She holds certifications as a Professional in Human Resources and as a Fellow of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (FASPR, 2015-Present).
Jennifer graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Science concentrating in Human Resource Development and a minor in Labor & Employment Relations. She obtained her Masters of Science in Management with a concentration in Human Resources from Walsh College and graduated Cum Laude.
In her free time Jennifer has been actively involved with coaching her sons Little League Baseball, Tournament, and District teams for the past 6 years, and JV 5th and 6th Grade Boys Basketball for the last three years.
Rachel Ruddock, Vice President
Business: Michigan Center for Rural Health
Business Address: 909 Wilson Road, B-218 West Fee Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824
Rachel Ruddock is the Recruitment and Retention Services Manager at the Michigan Center for Rural Health ? Michigan?s State Office of Rural Health. In this role, Rachel provides assistance to healthcare providers, students and rural healthcare facilities regarding their employment and workforce needs. Rachel often provides technical assistance in the areas of state and federal employment law, loan repayment programs, health professional shortage areas, immigration law, and J-1 visas and waivers.
Krysta Earhart, Vice President - Elect
Business: Sparrow Health System
Business Address: 1210 W. Saginaw St., Lansing, MI 48915
Krysta began her career in healthcare in October 2014 as the Administrative Assistant in the Provider Recruitment Department at Sparrow Medical Group. Working her way from AA to Onboarding Coordinator within her first year of employment, Krysta finally landed her dream job as a Physician Recruitment Specialist in May of 2016. In December 2017, she earned her Fellowship certification with the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (FASPR). Krysta has been actively involved in MRRN since beginning her career as a recruiter. She enjoys building new relationships and sharing ideas with her fellow recruiters. It is truly an honor to be involved in such an amazing group.
Krysta graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and a minor in Community Development. Education continues to be an important aspect of her life and eventually intends to pursue a Masters Degree in Health Administration. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for over 30 years. They have three adult children, twin daughters and a son. Together, they enjoy spending time with their family, dogs, and their newest adventures in traveling.
Trish Fite, Treasurer
Business: Holland Hospital
Business Address: 602 Michigan Avenue, Holland, MI 49423
Phone: (616) 394-3590
Fax: (616) 394-3600
Trish's healthcare career began in systems consulting over 30 years ago which included change management for healthcare professionals through new technology and process improvements. Trish currently serves as a Senior Physician Recruiter for Holland Hospital with responsibilities for the sourcing and recruitment of physicians to the organization. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan and has been an active member of MRRN since 2008. Trish enjoys entertaining, reading, and keeping up with her daughter, Kennedy, and their dog, Cedar.
Meaghan McGill, Social Media Coordinator
Business: Henry Ford Allegiance
Business Address: 205 N. East Avenue, Jackson, MI 49201
Meaghan McGill, a Jackson Native, has been employed with Henry Ford Allegiance Health since February 2011. One of two Physician Liaisons and Advanced Practice Professional Recruiters, Meaghan has worked for Physician Integration since 2014. Working in the hospital she was born in; Meaghan applies her genuine connection when pairing candidates for the community being served.
Aside from holding her bachelor's degree in Organizational Management, Meaghan has also received her Interior Design and Event Planning certifications. She has served two consecutive years as Vice President Elect for MRRN and now, remains on the Board as the networks social media coordinator.
Meaghan has dedicated herself to her community by serving two years as a Big Sister for Big Brothers Big Sisters and was also nominated and selected for the Jackson Michigan's 30 Under 30 Award in 2013 for being recognized as an individual making a difference in the community. She has also served on the Jackson County Rose Festival board and the St. Vincent de Paul Committee.
Most recently, Meaghan published her first children's book in December 2019, 'Crafty Charlotte and the Magic Room,' and will continue to share the importance of reading.
Kaitlyn Krimmel, Secretary
Business Address: 2800 Livernois, Building E., Suite 275, Troy, MI 48083
Kaitlyn Krimmel is the Physician Recruiter for Ascension Medical Group in Southeast, Michigan since 2017. In her role she recruits primary care physicians and advanced practice providers. She enjoys working with residents to help them find the right position after graduation. Kaitlyn is the co-chair for the Membership Engagement Committee for AAPPR and obtained her Fellowship Certification in February 2019. She graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelors in Allied Health Science and a Master’s in Science with a concentration in Health Administration from Central Michigan University. She is also a Black Belt in American Freestyle Karate and enjoys playing golf.