Passionate about caring

We care about the people we work with and work for
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Who we are

Our purpose is to care for the people we work with and work for and we strive to Deliver Care Worthy of a Million Smiles through meaningful interactions with caregivers, clients, corporate staff and patients.

Our mission is simple, we strive to be a fast-growing and admired medical staffing company that attracts & retains premier care providers, corporate staff and clients.

We live our core values

Our success begins with these promises:

We are humble and kind

We take the time to get to know you as an individual: your experience, interests and needs.

We have a passion for caring

You are not just another number to us and you will feel that in our communication.

We build open and honest relationships

We will be open and honest with you, and set clear expectations.

We will be resourceful

We’ll take care of the details and make sure everything goes smoothly for our employees, care providers and clients.

We will create fun and happiness

If our employees are happy, their patients will be happy. We promise to do everything we can to make you smile.

How we serve our care providers

We believe every one of our care providers is a healthcare hero. You’ve got a whole team dedicated to ensuring you feel valued, appreciated and cared for every step of the way. Our team knows that staffing is about so much more than filling a position—it’s about the people who make it possible.

How we serve healthcare facility partners

We understand that staffing is about more than just filling a position. We make sure that every care provider we send to facility partners have the best training, qualifications and are dedicated to providing care worthy of a million smiles.

How we serve our corporate employees

We work hard to retain top talent through a culture that nurtures success, develops careers, encourages communication, and maintains a high code of ethics.

We’re on a journey…

We began our Journey to a Million Smiles in May of 2021, and smiles have been shared and celebrated by the Amare team every day since the launch. We’re always working to provide care worthy of this “smilestone” and we even have a mascot – Miles A. Smiles

Meet the leadership team

Our leaders aren’t bosses – they’re coaches who care about our employees and patients.

Arthur Hoopes

Arthur Hoopes
Chief Executive Officer

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Scott Shelander

Scott Shelander
President & Chief Operating Officer

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Eric Boyette

Eric Boyette
Director of Operational Excellence

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Clark Hoopes

Clark Hoopes
Director of Finance

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Kimberlee Matthews

Kimberlee Matthews
Vice President of People & Culture

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Kristie Stevanus Troha

Kristie Stevanus Troha
Vice President of Marketing and Communications

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Josh Telin

Josh Telin
Vice President of Operations

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Arthur Hoopes
Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Art is responsible for the organization's overall direction and for developing strategies aligning with the company’s purpose and core values.

Art brings years of senior leadership experience in the healthcare staffing industry. Passionate about caring for others, he has assisted organizations specializing in acute care and post-acute care to obtain the necessary medical professionals to deliver the highest level of care.

As a lifelong learner, Art received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business, a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Pennsylvania State University, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and a Certificate in Operational Excellence and Total Quality.

Art lives in Greensburg, PA, with his wife Jackie and has three grown children, Clark, Maddie, and Alec. He is actively involved in his community, coaching various youth sports through the years, serving on the Board of Booster Organizations, and volunteering with various youth fundraising events. He enjoys golf, cycling, bowling, water sports, skiing and clay target shooting in his spare time.

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Scott Shelander
President & Chief Operating Officer

As President & Chief Operating Officer, Scott is responsible for communicating the company vision & goals while developing actionable business strategies that result in organizational growth. He leads by motivating/mobilizing the organization toward achieving these goals with a people center focus. An energetic leader, Scott has held leadership positions in the finance, technology, manufacturing, and now the healthcare sector.

Scott earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He is passionate about coaching and leading others to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Scott lives in Irwin, PA, with his wife of 25 years, Kelley and two sons, Clayton & Ethan. He enjoys working out, beach vacations, and holidays with his family in his free time.

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Eric Boyette
Director of Operational Excellence

As Director of Operational Excellence, Eric is responsible for defining, implementing, and improving processes to achieve the company’s vision of Delivering Care Worthy of a Million Smiles. Eric comes to Amare with 27 years of experience in manufacturing leadership, including operational excellence, TPM, continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, process engineering and quality assurance.

Eric earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida and is an expert in using Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodology to drive quality, waste, productivity and customer satisfaction improvements.

Eric and his family live in Latrobe, PA. He enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and kayaking in his spare time. He also loves to try new restaurants and breweries and enjoys any live music. He is also a huge fan of science fiction and fantasy and plays Dungeons & Dragons with a group of friends weekly.

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Clark Hoopes
Director of Finance

As Director of Finance, Clark provides a financial direction for Amare and development strategies that focus on sustainable growth that align with our purpose and core values.

Clark earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management from UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management.

Clark and his wife Corinne live in Pittsburgh, PA. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time traveling and hiking with his wife and their two dogs, Fred and Finn

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Kimberlee Matthews
Vice President of People & Culture

As Vice President of People & Culture, Kim drives the organization’s culture and engagement by using people strategies to achieve organizational goals. Kim joined Amare Medical Network with over 17 years of experience in championing the corporate vision, culture, and engagement from the people perspective with expertise in HR Consulting, Coaching, Management, Talent Acquisition, Leave Management, HR Systems, Compliance, and Leadership.

Kim earned a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership from Geneva College and a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources from Geneva College. In addition to her degrees, she is a Certified Professional in Humane Resources (PHR) and a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

Kim resides in Pitcairn, PA, with her husband and four children. In her spare time, she enjoys watching sappy Hallmark movies), reading, bike riding, and going for walks.

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Kristie Stevanus Troha
Vice President of Marketing and Communications

As the Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Kristie leads the marketing, branding, and communications strategy to achieve organizational goals that align with our purpose and core values. Kristie joined Amare Medical Network with over 20 years of experience in leading brand/marketing campaigns, SEO/SEM, analytics, digital, social, and emerging media strategies.

Kristie earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from West Virginia University and is currently working on a Master of Science Degree in Organizational Leadership from Southern New Hampshire University. In addition to her degrees, she is a Certified Digital Marketing Specialist and certified SEO Specialist.

Kristie lives in Somerset, PA with her son, Jakob, and three golden retrievers – Bella, Sunnie, and Penny. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, planting flowers, cycling classes, and working out.

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Josh Telin
Vice President of Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Josh is responsible for developing actionable business strategies that result in organizational growth.

Josh is a seasoned senior healthcare leader with over 12 years of experience. He started as a Healthcare Recruiter and has held several other positions in the Healthcare Staffing industry, spending the last 8 years with Cross Country Healthcare, most recently serving as the senior regional director responsible for the P&L, Revenue, GM$, GM%, YOY improvement, revenue/headcount, revenue projections and budget attainment for 40+ markets. He also has been intimately involved in creating and implementing plans to increase MSP and Strategic Accounts.

Josh earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication and Media Studies from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. Josh lives in Murrysville, PA, with his wife Heidi and two daughters, Hazel and Harper. In his free time, he enjoys the beach and spending time with his family.

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Amare is growing!

Our vision is simple: deliver industry-leading patient care worthy of a million smiles by caring for the people we work with and work for.

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