On behalf of my team, I would like to personally welcome you to the all-new MedPro International. We are an industry leader in the international recruitment, training, and placement of foreign-educated healthcare professionals.

We’ve listened to your feedback over the years and decided it was time for change. We’ve introduced new, highly-specialized programs, new team members, exciting orientation opportunities, policy changes, and a fresh new look.

However, one thing has remained: Our dedication to helping you bring your American Dream to life.

Patty Jeffrey, Vice President International Operations

Leadership

Liz Tonkin

Chief Executive Officer

Liz holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island and was on the Board of Trustees at Broward College. She has 39 years of healthcare experience and is an innovative leader in the international recruitment of foreign-educated healthcare professionals. She is passionate about improving the quality of individuals lives from our internal employees, to our healthcare professionals, network of clients, and the patients we serve.

Frank Forbes

Chief Financial Officer

Frank holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has been in the finance industry for 31 years. His favorite part of his job is having the opportunity to work for an organization that helps individuals develop their skills and increase their earnings with financially-rewarding careers. He is proud to be a part of a company that helps foreign-educated healthcare professionals achieve their American Dream.

Fred Jeffrey

Chief Information Officer

Fred holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and has twenty years of experience in the information technology industry. He is a certified Model-Netics instructor, a training and development program that teaches essential management skills and concepts to employees throughout an organization. His favorite part of his job is getting to work with his team to design and implement effective and efficient solutions to support the business.

Liz holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island and was on the Board of Trustees at Broward College. She has 39 years of healthcare experience and is an innovative leader in the international recruitment of foreign-educated healthcare professionals. She is passionate about improving the quality of individuals lives from our internal employees, to our healthcare professionals, network of clients, and the patients we serve.

Frank holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has been in the finance industry for 31 years. His favorite part of his job is having the opportunity to work for an organization that helps individuals develop their skills and increase their earnings with financially-rewarding careers. He is proud to be a part of a company that helps foreign-educated healthcare professionals achieve their American Dream.

Fred holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and has twenty years of experience in the information technology industry. He is a certified Model-Netics instructor, a training and development program that teaches essential management skills and concepts to employees throughout an organization. His favorite part of his job is getting to work with his team to design and implement effective and efficient solutions to support the business.

Patty Jeffrey

Vice President International Operations

Patty holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Broward Community College and a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. She worked as a clinical nurse and also held hospital leadership roles until 1999, when she moved into work in the international recruitment of foreign-educated healthcare professionals. She is the Vice President and a founding board member of the American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment and has helped open recruitment offices in India and the Philippines. Her favorite part of her job is having the opportunity to change lives and help healthcare professionals achieve their American Dream.

Lyle Luedeman

Vice President Human Resources

Lyle holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Oakland University and has 16 years of human resource experience. He is SPHR-certified by the HR Certification Institute® and is certified in both Human Capital Strategy and Strategic Workforce Planning by the Human Capital Institute. What he loves most about his job is being able to positively contribute towards the success of the company through enhancing current processes and procedures or introducing new and innovative solutions as well as coaching and developing employees and managers.

Patty holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Broward Community College and a Master of Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University. She worked as a clinical nurse and also held hospital leadership roles until 1999, when she moved into work in the international recruitment of foreign-educated healthcare professionals. She is the Vice President and a founding board member of the American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment and has helped open recruitment offices in India and the Philippines. Her favorite part of her job is having the opportunity to change lives and help healthcare professionals achieve their American Dream.

Lyle holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Oakland University and has 16 years of human resource experience. He is SPHR-certified by the HR Certification Institute® and is certified in both Human Capital Strategy and Strategic Workforce Planning by the Human Capital Institute. What he loves most about his job is being able to positively contribute towards the success of the company through enhancing current processes and procedures or introducing new and innovative solutions as well as coaching and developing employees and managers.

United States, Caribbean, and Europe Operations

Jennifer Belyeu

Manager, International Operations

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Western Carolina University and a Master of Public Administration from Florida International University. She has worked in healthcare for 13 years and has completed several prestigious leadership programs in Broward County. Her favorite part of her job is working with a dynamic team that works together to make dreams come true for foreign-educated healthcare professionals.

Anna Carbonell

Recruitment Guide, Caribbean

Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Florida International University and has worked in international recruitment for three years. Her favorite part of her job is getting to travel to new places and help healthcare professionals from other countries take the first step towards achieving their American Dream.

Polly-Ann Sinclair

International Recruitment Specialist

Polly-Ann holds a Bachelor’s in Health Services Administration from Florida International University and has worked in healthcare for over three years. Her favorite part of her job is providing Explorers with the tools they need to be successful living and working in the U.S. and helping to make their journey memorable.
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Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Western Carolina University and a Master of Public Administration from Florida International University. She has worked in healthcare for 13 years and has completed several prestigious leadership programs in Broward County. Her favorite part of her job is working with a dynamic team that works together to make dreams come true for foreign-educated healthcare professionals.

Anna holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from Florida International University and has worked in international recruitment for three years. Her favorite part of her job is getting to travel to new places and help healthcare professionals from other countries take the first step towards achieving their American Dream.

Polly-Ann holds a Bachelor’s in Health Services Administration from Florida International University and has worked in healthcare for over three years. Her favorite part of her job is providing Explorers with the tools they need to be successful living and working in the U.S. and helping to make their journey memorable.
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Asia, Middle East, and African Operations

Grace Valenzuela

Manager of Operations and U.S. Recruitment

Grace holds a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy from Emilio Aguinaldo College and has been working in the healthcare staffing industry for 20 years. She finds joy in having created a network of clients, colleagues, and friends that she considers family throughout her journey of helping healthcare professionals live and work in the U.S. Her favorite part of her job is getting to learn new lessons about patience, faith, and perseverance from the professionals she guides every day.

Precious Monica Patalinghug

Recruitment Officer

Precious holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Mindanao State University and has been in the healthcare staffing industry for a year and a half. Her favorite part about her job is getting to travel and work closely with a diverse group of people.

Leilani Allado Misola

Recruitment Officer

Leilani holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Perpetual Health System DALTA in the Philippines and has worked in healthcare staffing for two years. She is a College Loyalty Awardee and has also been honored with the award for Top 5 Best Faculty in 2010 in her role as clinical instructor. Her favorite part of her job is getting to travel and reach out to professionals looking to achieve their dream in the U.S.

Grace holds a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy from Emilio Aguinaldo College and has been working in the healthcare staffing industry for 20 years. She finds joy in having created a network of clients, colleagues, and friends that she considers family throughout her journey of helping healthcare professionals live and work in the U.S. Her favorite part of her job is getting to learn new lessons about patience, faith, and perseverance from the professionals she guides every day.

Precious holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Mindanao State University and has been in the healthcare staffing industry for a year and a half. Her favorite part about her job is getting to travel and work closely with a diverse group of people.

Leilani holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Perpetual Health System DALTA in the Philippines and has worked in healthcare staffing for two years. She is a College Loyalty Awardee and has also been honored with the award for Top 5 Best Faculty in 2010 in her role as clinical instructor. Her favorite part of her job is getting to travel and reach out to professionals looking to achieve their dream in the U.S.

Cyrene Tatto

Recruitment Specialist

Cyrene holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila. She is new to the healthcare staffing industry but excited to be a part of helping healthcare professionals achieve their dreams of living and working in the U.S. Her favorite part of her job is getting to work with her talented, dedicated, (and funny!) team members.
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Cyrene holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila. She is new to the healthcare staffing industry but excited to be a part of helping healthcare professionals achieve their dreams of living and working in the U.S. Her favorite part of her job is getting to work with her talented, dedicated, (and funny!) team members.
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Team Member Spotlight
Dr. Tom Madayag, U.S. Transition Guide
Dr. Tom Madayag holds a Master of Science in Nursing, a second Master of Science in Counseling, a PhD in Adult Education, and an ARNP certification.

He has 16 years of experience in the international healthcare recruiting industry and has worked for over 47 years in the healthcare industry with a focus in academia. He has taught at Barry University, Florida International University, and Miami Dade College. One of Dr. Madayag’s most notable accomplishments include his work in helping build a simulation center in India with the help of a government-funded program to help upskill the Indian workforce in preparation for healthcare jobs abroad. He also worked in Indonesia for two years to establish American Heart Association training centers in the nation, as well as taught pathology and physiology courses at the university level to physical and occupational therapists in the Philippines. In 2001, Dr. Madayag received the Distinguished Faculty Award from Florida International University. He has published two textbooks, Medical-Surgical Nursing: Reviews and Rationales and Pediatric Nursing, which are still being used today in healthcare education. His favorite part of his job is getting to touch the lives of his students by teaching them the necessary skills to advance their career. He says, “I know I only touch 100 people, but then they will each touch 100 more, and that allows for me to spread knowledge around the world.”

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