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Placing top candidates in rewarding careers is what we do. Our full-time staff includes educational recruiting experts dedicated to matching applicants with rewarding opportunities in all positions at Ultimate Medical Academy. We work nationally to locate the most qualified applicants available.

Elise Li

Elise Li

With more than a decade of experience in the industry, Elise is an expert in all facets of recruitment and placement. She knows how to push the envelope and get amazing results. Elise is always seeking adrenaline and adventure—she is even a certified skydiver.

813-532-8068 |
eli@ultimatemedical.edu

Karen Carlozzi

Karen Carlozzi

When Karen’s not whipping up culinary masterpieces in the kitchen, she’s guiding the team on finding the perfect ingredients for Ultimate Medical Academy’s student services centers. As a director, Karen has experience in corporate recruitment and campus operations.

813-386-1868 |
kcarlozzi@ultimatemedical.edu

Elizabeth Lepine

Elizabeth Lepine

One of the most listed skills on résumés is “an attention to details”. So there’s no doubt that details are important, and that is where Elizabeth shines. Her job is to make sure everything runs smoothly so that our recruiters can focus on placements. When she isn’t setting up travel for clients, she loves to set it up for herself.

Desmond Labor

Desmond Labor

Desmond has more than 15 years of recruitment experience in both the public and private sector, including Fortune 500 companies. He has a passion for photography, which has helped him develop a great eye for talent and placement.

813-676-6093 |
dlabor@ultimatemedical.edu

Anthony Elix

Anthony Elix

If you spend time around Anthony, you might start seeing double—literally, because he has a twin brother. And he’s so efficient as a recruiter that his manager would swear there’s two of him. Anthony interviews applicants, analyzes their work history and ensures the best possible fit for every position.

813-676-3112 |
aelix@ultimatemedical.edu

Nicole Watson

Nicole Watson

Nicole Watson is responsible for sourcing promising candidates within the education space. She moved to Tampa from Nashville, where one can only assume she wore fancy cowboy boots while working for over 10 years in customer relations and recruitment. Yee-haw.

813-533-4928 |
niwatson@ultimatemedical.edu

Daniel Arons

Daniel Arons

Daniel is a senior recruiter with 9 years of experience in recruitment. He excels at identifying the strengths and personalities of candidates to make sure they’re a perfect fit. His dedication shows in his off-time, too, when he goes mountain biking. In Florida. To Daniel, nothing is impossible.

813-283-2786 |
darons@ultimatemedical.edu

Maria Huerta

Maria Huerta

Maria has two loves: corporate recruiting and musical theater. Well, also her family and her 2-year-old Siberian husky. Maria has years of experience in staffing and education—and in belting out show tunes at the top of her lungs.

813-283-5193 |
mhuerta@ultimatemedical.edu

Jill Viernes

Jill Viernes

Jill finds qualified candidates the way she shops: with great enthusiasm. She’s been a team member since 2013 and specializes in recruiting quickly and efficiently, like it’s the last day of a big sale.

813-594-9425 |
jviernes@ultimatemedical.edu


Denisha Gwin

Denisha Gwin

Denisha has more than five years of experience in admissions and recruitment. She grew up in Germany with a drill sergeant father, so she knows how to whip great candidates into shape. When she’s not recruiting, she’s channeling her competitive spirit into sports. Now drop and give her 50.

813-283-9858 |
decrawford@ultimatemedical.edu

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