About Us

Lyle Health is a specialized Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner staffing and consulting firm. Founded in 2005, Lyle Health has since grown to be the largest PA and NP search firm in the country. We place candidates on both a permanent and locum basis and also offer consulting services on salary negotiation, retention techniques, interview process and how to build effective and robust applicant pipelines. Lyle Health is experienced and able to meet any demand, large or small. Clients and candidates love our service, the caliber of our candidates and the transparency with which we communicate.

Management Team

We are healthcare recruitment professionals with a knack for knowing the best hiring and retention techniques. This allows us to help guide our candidates to make the right career move, and our clients to hire the best talent for their vacancies.

Will Rubinow

Managing Member

Will oversees all contingent staffing services for Lyle Health, with a heavy emphasis on process, controls and procedure. Previous to Lyle Health, Will spent 6 years working for Robert Half International as a Manager in their New York City location. Will graduated from The College of Wooster and resides in Farmington, CT with his wife and children.

Kevin Josephson

Director of Recruiting

Kevin started with Lyle Health in 2013 as a recruiter and took over the role of Director of Recruiting in 2017. Kevin’s expertise covers a broad range of specialties including general surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery and urology. Kevin is a Berlin, CT native and earned his BS at Central Connecticut State University where he captained the golf team.

Brendan Zadrozny

Senior Vice President of Recruiting

Brendan is a Senior Recruiter at Lyle Health and joined the team in 2013. He specializes in business development and physician assistant/nurse practitioner recruitment and retention. He previously worked in the pharmaceutical industry. A lifelong resident of central Connecticut, Brendan graduated from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD where he was the captain of the golf team.

Ron Bucchi

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Bucchi is responsible for all accounting and finance oversight, as well as strategic planning for Lyle Health. Since joining in 2012, Ron has been instrumental in growing Lyle Health and setting up Lyle’s financial partners. Ron has specific healthcare merger and acquisitions experience and also serves on Lyle Health’s executive committee. Ron holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Central Connecticut State University and is a CPA.

Stephen Martin

Chief Technology Officer

Stephen joined Lyle Health in 2011 and brings a strong technology, coding and website development background to the team. Stephen handles all CRM updates and is responsible for writing all of the proprietary algorithms Lyle Health uses during its recruitment process. Stephen received a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Masters in Management of Software Systems Development from Carnegie Mellon University.

Maya Kazmierczak

Chief Administration Officer

Maya joined Lyle Health in 2017 and currently acts as the companies CAO. Her responsibilities include oversight of the Locum Tenens credentialing department, corporate travel, company communications, continuing education, strategic partnerships and marketing. Maya graduated Delta Sigma Pi from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Economics and Business Administration.

Kaitlin Martocchio

Director of Marketing and Communications

Katie is the director of marketing and communications for Lyle Health. Katie focuses on content marketing and deploying successful marketing campaigns from ideation to execution. Katie graduated from Eastern Connecticut State University with a B.S. in Business Administration where she majored in marketing.

Nikki Moustakakis

Senior Recruiting Manager

Nikki joined Lyle Health in 2016 and oversees staffing of full-time, permanent positions nationwide. Nikki graduated from the University of Connecticut with a B.S. in Allied Health Sciences and a concentration in Public Health and Health Promotion. She immediately began working for Lyle Health after graduation and quickly became passionate about the field of recruiting. She loves having the opportunity to help people find their dream job!

Carli Mazzarella

Senior Recruiting Manager

Carli joined Lyle Health in June 2018 as a Recruitment Manager and is responsible for staffing full-time, permanent Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner positions. Carli graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Masters of Science in Accounting. She worked at Lyle Health prior to becoming an accountant and realized recruiting is really her passion. Carli loves meeting new people every day and helping them in their search for the perfect job!

Cody Paladino

Division Director – Surgical Services

Cody joined Lyle Health in 2018 and currently serves as the Division Director of Surgical Services, focusing primarily in the specialties of orthopedics, neurosurgery, cardiothoracic surgery, general surgery, vascular surgery, and otolaryngology. Cody graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas with a B.A. in Language and Linguistics and was also team captain of the men's golf team. Cody currently resides in West Hartford, Connecticut.

Geoff Manton, MD

Medical Director – Radiology Services

Dr. Manton helps to oversee Lyle Health’s Radiology placement services. Dr. Manton received his Undergraduate Degree from Miami of Ohio, his Medical Degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA, completed both residency and fellowship in MRI from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Manton is Board Certified in Radiology by the American Board of Radiology.

Ben Edelson

Division Director – Otolaryngology

Ben oversees the recruitment team for Lyle Health’s Otolaryngology business. Prior to becoming division director, Ben was a recruitment manager for Lyle Health focusing within Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Radiology. Ben attended the University of South Carolina, and enjoys developing relationships with the Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners he works with every day. Ben is the current office push up champion and enjoys jogging and yoga.

Zach Smith

Clinic Support Team

Zach is a North Carolina native who received his Business Management degree in 2018 from NC State. Prior to joining Lyle Health, Zach worked for the Accountemps, a division of Robert Half International. He initially entered recruiting because loved the fast-paced nature of the business and enjoyed helping people find new employment opportunities. Zach is an effective listener, excels at business development and helps lead our Clinic Support Team. Our Lyle Health Clinic Support Division focuses in the areas of nursing, nursing support, imaging, technicians and office staff (medical billing, coding, collections, administration, finance and information technology).

Scott Walter

Clinic Support Team

Scott works in our Lyle Health Clinic Support Division, which focuses in the areas of nursing, nursing support, imaging, technicians and office staff (medical billing, coding, collections, administration, finance and information technology). Scott is a 2018 graduate of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, where he majored in Sociology. Prior to joining Lyle Health, Scott worked for the Accountemps, a division of Robert Half International. Scott is an experienced business development professional with a demonstrated history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry. He is well versed in permanent, contract, contract-to-hire and remote workforce solutions.

Contributors

Angelica Gholston

Contributor

Angelica is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. As a registered nurse, Angelica worked in flu clinics, long-term acute care and in the operating room where her specialty was orthopedic spine surgery. Outside of work, Angelica enjoys live music and outdoor activities.

Rosabel Zohfeld

Contributor

Rosabel is a certified family nurse practitioner. She has a Master's of Science in Nursing specializing in clinical nurse educator, and a post-masters degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from UT- Arlington. She has been in the nursing/medical world since 2007 and is passionate about helping nursing students to reach their highest potential through education and coaching. In her spare time she enjoys blogging (https://zohfeldnpfamilycare.blogspot.com) and has her own YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/c/advancedpracticenursing)

Folawemimo Onigbinde

Contributor

Folawemimo is a certified physician assistant with experience in multiple specialties. Prior to becoming a physician assistant Folawemimo worked as an EMR consultant where she traveled throughout the United States training end-users and providers on how to effectively use EMR systems. Upon graduation from undergrad Folawemimo lived in Guatemala for 6 months where she learned Medical Spanish, and volunteered in rural clinics. She also volunteered in the pediatric emergency department of a local government hospital in Lagos, Nigeria. Lastly Folawemimo is the owner of Mrs. Seun Consulting and More Inc., a small healthcare consulting firm.

Madeleine Skousen

Contributor

Madeleine received her family nurse practitioner degree in 2020 from Georgetown University. She currently works in an integrative medicine clinic where she specializes in peripheral neuropathy and pain management. She loves being a nurse practitioner and is eager to help make her profession better. She enjoys writing content for Lyle Health and looks forward to adding content in the areas of communication, leadership and organizational management.

Kayla Sangrey

Contributor

Kayla graduated from Berry College in 2019 with her BSN. While attending undergrad, was a member of the Berry College Softball Team, appeared in 3 NCAA Tournaments and won 3 SAA Conference Championships. Kayla moved to Nashville after graduation where she pursued her Master's at Vanderbilt University. In August of 2020, she graduated with her MSN as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Lover of all things fitness and food; you can find Kayla at the gym or hanging with her friends at coffee shop in her spare time.

Tricia Alegado

Contributor

Tricia has been a Family Nurse Practitioner for two years. Previously, she was a Registered Nurse for over fourteen years where she worked in a variety of acute and outpatient settings. Tricia, a seasoned world traveler, holds a nursing license on three different continents! She speaks three language, was an honor student, recognized by Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society and Golden Key International Honor Society and specializes in both Internal Medicine and Family Practice.

Ayesha Ghaffar

Contributor

Ayesha is a certified physician assistant and has been working as a physician assistant for over the last three years. She currently works in both emergency medicine and urgent care settings and his passionate about patient care. She enjoys fast paced environments and performing procedures. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time at local coffee shops, traveling, hiking and anything outdoors with her friends.

Catherine Dam

Contributor

Catherine is a board- certified physician assistant, specializing in plastic surgery with a background in public health. Catherine specializes in providing culturally competent care to transgender and gender-expansive patients who are pursuing gender-affirming surgeries. Prior to her career as a PA, she was an emergency first responder and public health advocate- her work primarily revolved around maternal health policies for minority populations. Catherine earned her PA degree from MGH Institute of Health Professions and her master’s degree in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and health systems policy from Tufts University School of Medicine.

Kyle Johnson

Contributor

Kyle is a certified Physician Assistant who recently graduated from Dominican University of California and now works in Emergency Medicine. He is the founder of www.thePAinvestor.com, which helps to educate PA’s and other medical professionals about the importance of personal finance. Kyle currently lives in San Francisco with his wife and their Australian cattle dog named Ekai. In his spare time Kyle likes to exercise, box, hike, attend comedy shows, travel and explore the San Francisco culinary scene with his wife.

Alexandra Schroeder

Contributor

Alexandra Schroeder is a board certified PA that recently graduated from Weil Cornell. She currently works at an urgent care in NYC and in December will be starting to work at a neuro ICU. Prior to being a PA, Alexandra work as a medical scribe and later taught people how to be a medical scribe. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, hiking, cooking, and biking.

Aaron Wright

Contributor

Aaron Wright is a Master’s prepared and board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. He received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from UC Davis and Master’s of Science in Nursing degree from Samuel Merritt College. His clinical focus is in adult and pediatric trauma and general surgery patients in emergency department, inpatient, and outpatient settings. He also the parent of two children, one whom is autistic. Outside of his professional nursing career he has been a staunch advocate for disabled students in public education and youth sports. His experience with the public special education system led to pen his forthcoming memoir Thirteen Doors. It was the second-place winner of the 2020 Indie Reader Discovery Awards, and a finalist for the 2020 Montaigne Medal Award. Aaron has been an APPAA contributor since 2020.

Sara Raymond

Contributor

Sara Raymond is a board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner specializing in Pediatric Endocrinology. Prior to working in endocrinology, she worked as a PNP in primary care, providing general outpatient care to children from birth to 21 years of age. Prior to working as a PNP, she worked as an RN in pediatric primary care and as a surgical assistant in Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery. Sara is passionate about patient and family education, and involving the whole family in all aspects of care.  Sara earned her BSN and MSN from Columbia University. She also holds an undergraduate degree from Manhattan College. 

Erica Chustz

Contributor

Erica Chustz is a certified physician assistant with two years of experience in psychiatric emergency medicine. Before becoming a PA, she had experience in basic science research as well as tutoring and education, which helped her to learn how to write and communicate clearly.  She is passionate about mental health, women's health, and the delivery of care to undeserved medical populations. She enjoys studying philosophy and takes a critical and thoughtful approach to the practice of medicine. She hopes to use this platform to share her knowledge and thoughts about current issues and topics in APP practice.