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Choose SimiTree Talent Solutions leadership for Home Health, Hospice, and Behavioral Health organizations.

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The right balance of leadership experience.

SimiTree is dedicated to making healthcare healthier in order to improve our client’s patient experience. That takes the right talent. Expertise, knowledge and managerial acumen together create the best blend of abilities in those who comprise the SimiTree Talent Solutions leadership team. Meet those who all commit themselves to serving you and supporting your goals of growth and excellence.

Eric Scharber

Managing Principal, SVP Talent Solutions

Eric is a Managing Principal at SimiTree, leading all talent acquisition and employee retention efforts for the Post-Acute and Behavioral Health industries. He oversees executive search, management recruiting, and interim leadership services, as well as advisory services related to workforce management. After founding the firm in 2005, Eric led it to become the top recruiting and executive search entity for the Post-Acute and Behavioral Health industry, serving clients across the U.S. and completing more than 3,500 recruiting and interim leadership projects since inception.

Wayne Regan

Managing Director, Interim Management

Wayne is a seasoned Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care leader with operations, business development, and growth experience.

Johanna Rodgers

Director, Executive Searches

Johanna has specialized in successfully placing managers and executives in hard-to-fill positions at Home Health, Hospice, and Behavioral Health organizations for over 18 years. Her expertise spans C-Suite through Director placements nationwide.

Ryan Mattson

Director of Recruiting

Ryan is a seasoned recruiting leader who brings 15 years of experience in the Home Health, Home Care, and Hospice spaces.

Esther Hardy

Senior Manager

Esther is a healthcare professional with over 30 years of recruitment, sales, and operational management experience. She has an outstanding reputation in the California market. Esther manages our permanent placement clients while assisting the interim management team.

Angela Grant RN, BSN

Senior Manager of Executive Search

With five years of Home Health and Hospice recruiting experience, Angela is passionate about building strong relationships with her candidates while assisting them in finding their next career challenge.

Barry Kaplan

Sr. Executive Recruiter / Sr. Manager, Staff Development

Barry is an experienced executive recruiter and staff development professional who brings a lifetime of coaching, teaching, and recruiting experience to the Home Health, Home Care, and Hospice spaces.

SimiTree Talent Solutions Milestones

2005 — Eric Scharber founded Exact Recruiting (which was the original name of SimiTree Talent Solutions) to serve the Home Health, Hospice, and Home Care industry. Exact initially served clients in Florida for their Executive Search and Recruiting needs.

2007 — Exact Recruiting continued to grow, expanding to serve 5 states.

2010 — Became the acknowledged premier search and recruiting firm for Home Health, Hospice and Home Care providers nationally. Exact Recruiting also continued to grow beyond 20 states.

2013 — The firm added Recruitment Process Outsourcing and Interim Management to its offerings, while expanding nationally.

2017 — Exact Recruiting was acquired by Simione Healthcare Consultants to become Simione’s Talent Solutions platform.

2019 — Now known as Exact Recruiting, a Simione Talent Solution, its services expanded into the Behavioral Health industry nationwide.

2020 — Recognized as the leader in Executive Search, Management Recruiting, and Interim Leadership for the Home Health, Hospice, Home Care, and Behavioral Health industries, serving clients in all 50 states.

2021 — Simione Healthcare Consultants and BlackTree Healthcare Consulting merge to form SimiTree. Exact Recruiting adopts the name SimiTree Talent Solutions while continuing its growth as the leading talent solutions firm serving Home Health, Hospice, Home Care, and Behavioral Health in the US. 

Current — SimiTree Talent Solutions has placed more than 2,500 professionals and completed over 1,000 Interim Leadership projects to date.