Founders of Providence Healthcare Group, Joe Bogan and Steve Stripling have a combined total of 50 years of healthcare recruiting experience. Joe and Steve continue to work directly with clients and candidates with the purpose of staying ahead of the latest trends and changes in the marketplace. This ensures that Providence remains an industry leader, intent on offering unsurpassed service to our Clients.

Joe Bogan, President

Joe has over 30 years of healthcare recruiting experience and has placed over 700 physicians and advanced practice providers throughout the United States. He recruits in all adult physician specialties, but has also developed an expertise in the recruitment of pediatric specialists and is a nationally recognized leader. He has successfully recruited world-class physicians to some of the top healthcare systems and children’s hospitals in the nation.

Joe is asked regularly to speak to medical students, residents and fellows at various training programs about healthcare trends affecting young physicians. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Medical Group Management Association.

Steve Stripling, CEO

Steve has over twenty eight years of healthcare recruiting experience and has placed over 600 physicians in his career. He has worked in each region of the country and has extensive experience in over 30 specialties. His personal clients range from large hospital systems to small physician groups. Over the past three decades, Steve and his team have worked with some of the most prestigious healthcare systems in the nation.

In addition to his active recruiting role, Steve regularly speaks to residency and fellowship programs.

Before joining Providence in 1995, Steve was a Vice President with a large, national healthcare recruiting firm and oversaw marketing operations in the southeastern United States.