LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas HEALS, a nonprofit membership-based healthcare association, announced the hiring of John Burke to serve as vice president of memberships. In his new position, he will be responsible for overall membership and sponsorship development, as well as strategic planning for the organization to ensure that all programs will continue to deliver value to its members and partners.
Burke brings more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry to his new position at Las Vegas HEALS. He spent over 10 years in the medical staffing industry working with hospital CEOs and healthcare executives, addressing workforce shortages in the areas of nursing and allied health. Burke then became CEO of Instep Recovery for 5 years, working with adult and adolescents offering various levels of addiction services. In this role he worked closely with the behavioral health sub-committee of the Southern Nevada Forum. Most recently Burke served as vice president of Assurity Labs in Las Vegas, overseeing a team of five regional reps.
“We are proud to have a professional of John’s caliber join our team,” said Doug Geinzer, CEO of Las Vegas HEALS. “He has worked with many Las Vegas organizations in the past and has a stellar reputation in the industry. We could not be happier to have him on board.”
Burke has been a resident of Las Vegas for the past five years and is a presidential member of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. Burke is passionate about giving back to the community and enjoy coaching basketball at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada.
About Las Vegas HEALS
Founded in 2002, Las Vegas HEALS (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Leadership in Southern Nevada) is a nonprofit, membership-based association whose mission is to foster strategic alliances in the healthcare community, collaborating on workforce issues, and being a proactive force for legislative initiatives to improve access and the delivery of quality healthcare. The organization now represents members who collectively employ over 34,000 healthcare professionals. Multiple task forces, councils and committees meet on a regular basis to address various issues and opportunities.