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The Vibra Travels Team

Meet the Vibra Travels Team!

Wayne Mackey, Chief Executive Officer

Wayne Mackey is the CEO of Vibra Travels and also serves as the chief human resources officer for Vibra Healthcare. With over 25 years of experience in the healthcare profession, Wayne leads by progressively learning, motivating others, and identifying new ideas and methods for continuous performance improvement.

Philosophically, Wayne feels blessed to serve Vibra’s patients, residents, employees, and key stakeholders at all levels. His mission is to lead with core values of trust, integrity, and commitment to the outcome. He is a transparent team player who focuses on core deliverables and team growth simultaneously.

Wayne’s specialties include public speaking, training, leadership development, talent management, behavior-based interviewing techniques, positive employee relations, and executive coaching. He is an SPHR/SHRM member, a DDI-certified facilitator, 360-Degree certified, and Predictive Index certified. He is also experienced with Taleo (ATS), grid training, and Studer Group’s “Hardwiring Excellence” system.

Amy Slivinski, Vice President

Amy Slivinski is the vice president of Vibra Travels and has been with Vibra Healthcare for over six years. She has 20+ years of experience in human resources including recruiting and leadership experience in multiple industries and holds a master’s degree in human resource management. Amy started her career at Vibra Healthcare recruiting physicians, CEOs, and corporate team members and transitioned to lead Vibra Travels in 2021.

Amy is proud to lead this team of dedicated recruiters and HR professionals who strive to create an amazing experience for both our travel clinicians and clients.

Maxi Adams, Director of Clinical Services

Maxi Adams is the director of clinical services for Vibra Travels. Maxi works closely with the clients and provides leadership and support to the travel clinicians. Maxi has over 12 years of healthcare experience, including various leadership roles, recruiting, and previous work at a Vibra hospital as the chief clinical officer. Maxi understands the impact that travel clinicians have on healthcare teams and patient outcomes. Maxi has earned both a bachelor’s degree in nursing and an MBA from the University of Mary in Bismark, ND.

Julia Satoh, External Client Success Manager

Julia Satoh has worked in the healthcare field since 2018. After graduating with her Master of Arts in speech-language pathology from Indiana University, Julia worked across different hospital settings as a bilingual speech-language pathologist. In 2021, she decided to make a career pivot and transitioned into her new role as a talent acquisition partner with Vibra Travels. Julia uses her experience as a clinician and her results-driven mindset to always keep the wants and needs of both the facilities and the travelers at the forefront.

When not working, Julia enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and dog.

Morgan Wagner, Lead Talent Acquisition Partner

Morgan Wagner is a talent acquisition partner with Vibra Travels. She has been in the healthcare industry since 2019 after receiving her bachelor’s degree in public health from Moravian College, which is now known as Moravian University. She joined the Vibra Travels family in July 2021 and loves seeing the team succeed and grow every minute.

Outside of work life Morgan enjoys baking, going to the beach, and spending time with her family and friends.

Brittany Palmer, Talent Acquisition Partner

Brittany Palmer is a talent acquisition partner with Vibra Travels. She studied physical therapy at St. Catherine’s University and has been in the medical field for eight years. Brittany was heavily involved in sports growing up and in college. Her competitive nature and team-oriented mindset plays a huge role in why she chose to join Vibra Travels. Brittany’s favorite thing about working with Vibra Travels is getting to build relationships her travelers and help them navigate the world of travel nursing! Brittany is very passionate about providing great customer service and making sure her travelers have the best experience possible.

When she is not working with her travelers, Brittany loves to hang out with her husband and three kids, spend time on their hunting land in Wisconsin, and attend her kids’ sporting events!

Kelly Gianforte, Talent Acquisition Partner

Kelly Gianforte is a talent acquisition partner with Vibra Travels. After graduating with her bachelor’s degree in business management and marketing from the University of Delaware in 2015, Kelly began her career in retail recruiting. Entering the world of healthcare recruiting, Kelly brings her high touch to the candidate and client experiences and loves to see the team grow and succeed.

When not working, Kelly enjoys gardening, camping, and being with her husband, son, and two dogs.

Brittany Hulsman, Talent Acquisition Partner

Brittany has worked in the healthcare field since 2015 as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She has experience working in skilled nursing facilities and home health, providing fun and exceptional treatments to her patients. In 2022, she decided to pivot her career into her new role as a talent acquisition partner with Vibra Travels. Brittany loves building relationships with travelers and always provides a positive attitude!

When she is not working with her travelers, Brittany loves spending time with her two sons and husband!

Jennifer Bieda, Talent Acquisition Partner

Jennifer works as a talent acquisition partner based in southern California. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish Language and Literature and a Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology. After years of helping adults in the hospital setting as a speech-language pathologist, she ventured into a new field with Vibra Travels, helping healthcare providers find fulfilling travel roles. Jennifer uses her clinical experience and focus on patient care to help candidates and hospitals find the best matches for the overall benefit of the patient.

Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys running, surfing, traveling, spoiling her rescue dog, and fostering other pups.

Jillian O’Neal, Human Resources Representative

Jillian O’Neal is the HR representative for Vibra Travels. She joined the team in January 2022 after spending 17 years in the banking and finance industry. Jillian is customer-focused and enjoys working with the Vibra team to onboard and support new recruits throughout their assignment.

Outside of work, Jillian enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. They love to travel, play sports, and spend time with family and friends.

Abbie Smith, Human Resources Representative

Abigail (Abbie) Smith is an HR representative with Vibra Travels. Abbie is a Wyoming native who graduated from Casper College in 2019 with her associate’s degree in English. She joined our team after a year and a half of working in insurance at Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital. She aims to build a career with us, helping to support our team using her keen eye for detail and extensive customer service background.

In her free time, Abbie enjoys exploring the outdoors and spending time with her fiancé, family, and friends.