Pat Kennedy is president of Weatherby Healthcare and group president of CHG Healthcare Services Inc., the second-largest healthcare U.S. staffing firm. An innovator in relationship-based staffing, she was the original creator of the award-winning Red Ribbon Service at Weatherby Healthcare, propelling the locum tenens staffing agency to be known nationwide for providing exceptional service and putting the needs of providers above all else. Kennedy’s 25 years’ industry experience has also resulted in Weatherby Healthcare’s ranking on Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare list. Kennedy also directs the strategic planning for Foundation Medical Staffing, a CHG division that has specialized in dialysis services since 1999.