Founding Board

Richard L. Jackson

Founding Chairman
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jackson Healthcare

Richard L. Jackson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jackson Healthcare, a family of highly-specialized healthcare staffing and technology companies. Jackson Healthcare is the third largest U.S. healthcare staffing firm by revenue, ranks 20th among U.S. staffing firms and is 17th largest among Atlanta’s largest private companies.

For the past 41 years, Jackson has been instrumental in conceptualizing and developing more than 25 healthcare companies.  His ownership and operation of staffing companies, surgery centers, practice management companies, clinics and hospitals have endowed him with the depth and breadth required to thrive in the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Jackson has demonstrated a unique ability to anticipate industry trends, identify underserved niches and create industry-leading companies. Jackson partners with industry thought leaders and continues to play a lead role in transforming the way healthcare is delivered.

As a former foster child, he is driven by a personal mission to inject hope and opportunity into the lives of underserved children, Jackson actively supports numerous local and international charitable organizations.  He is a co-founder of FaithBridge Foster Care and serves as its Chairman.  Jackson founded goBeyondProfit, a first-of-its-kind business leader-to-leader initiative to make giving back the norm in Georgia.

Jackson and his wife reside in Atlanta, Georgia.

Shane Jackson

Founding Vice Chairman
President, Jackson Healthcare

Shane Jackson serves as president of Jackson Healthcare, a position he’s held since 2013.

From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Jackson served as president of LocumTenens.com, a physician and advanced practice staffing firm. From 2004 to 2006, he served as president of Patient Placement Systems, a healthcare technology company providing an automated solution for the referring and placing of patients that require care after leaving the hospital. In 2000, Mr. Jackson co-founded and acted as the president of NextStart Capital.

In 2012, Mr. Jackson was named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of the 100 most influential people in the staffing industry. In 2008, he was named one of Atlanta’s “Top 40 Under 40” by the Atlanta Business Chronicle, recognizing him as one of Atlanta’s most accomplished young business leaders. Mr. Jackson earned a M.B.A., with honors, from Emory University, where he was one of a distinguished group of students selected for the institution’s accelerated three-semester degree program. He also holds a B.B.A from Harding University.

Mr. Jackson is on the board of civic organizations including the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, North Fulton Community Improvement District and non-profit organizations including Junior Achievement of Atlanta and the Goodman Institute. From 2008 to 2013, he served as a member of the board of directors of Predisan, a not-for-profit, healthcare organization serving eastern Honduras.

Frank Blake

Former Chairman and CEO, The Home Depot

Frank Blake served as Chairman and CEO of The Home Depot from January 2007 through November 2014, and then as chairman through January 2015. Frank joined The Home Depot in 2002 as executive vice president, business development and corporate operations.

Frank previously served as deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Energy. Prior to that, he served in a variety of executive roles at General Electric, including senior vice president, Corporate Business Development.

Frank’s public sector experience also includes having served as general counsel for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, deputy counsel to Vice President George Bush and law clerk to Justice Stevens of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Frank serves on the board of directors for the Georgia Aquarium, Proctor & Gamble, Macy’s, and is currently serving as Chairman of the Delta and Grady Hospital boards. Additionally, he sits on the Board of Trustees at Agnes Scott College.  He holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a jurisprudence degree from Columbia University School of Law.

Charlie Evans

President, International Health Services Group

Charles R. Evans is President of the International Health Services Group (IHSG) and Senior Advisor at Jackson Healthcare.  IHSG is a social enterprise he founded in 2007 to support health services development in underserved areas of the world.  It is the mission of IHSG to work with established organizations to supplement their capabilities in healthcare management and development as they work to achieve their broader missions.  Current projects are located in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.  IHSG also founded and supports the Leadership Corps for management capacity building.  Finally, IHSG is active in encouraging international hospital partnerships between US hospitals and hospitals in economically developing countries.

Evans serves as a member of the boards at Jackson Healthcare, MiMedx Group, AnewMed and Arena.  Additionally, he serves on the boards of non-profit organizations including MedShare International, FaithBridge Foster Care and the American International Health Alliance.  He also serves as a member of the International Hospital Federation’s Healthcare Management Special Interest Group.

In 2012, he attained the Board Leadership Fellow credential of the National Association of Corporate Directors. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE); served as a Governor of the College from 2004 – 2007; Chairman Officer from 2008 – 2011; and was the recipient of the 2014 ACHE Gold Medal Award – the highest honor the organization bestows.  He currently serves as Special Advisor to ACHE on International Affairs.

Eric Tanenblatt

Principal & Chair, Public Policy, Dentons

Eric Tanenblatt is the chair of Dentons’ US Public Policy practice and a leader of the global Government sector team and global Public Policy and Regulation practice, focusing on governmental affairs at the federal, state and local levels. For years he has been at the forefront of dramatic government activities at all levels serving under three Presidents, a US Senator and a Governor.

A prominent advocate for civic engagement, Mr. Tanenblatt was nominated by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the US Senate to serve on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service where he served from 2008-2013. He was also the founder and Chairman of Hands on Georgia, a statewide organization to promote volunteerism, and served as Co-Chair of the Host Committee for the National Conference for Service and Volunteerism held in Atlanta in 2008.

Founding Staff

Megan McCamey

Megan McCamey is a social purpose advisor with 20+ years experience in corporate and non-profit realms building social ventures as well as philanthropic and corporate social responsibility programs. As an advisor to various for-profits and non-profits, she focuses on finding strategic focus, building partnerships, honing business models, and executing innovative programs for stronger social impact. Prior to goBeyondProfit, she advised Dentons, LLP on the development of a post-merger philanthropic and corporate responsibility platform. Previously, she directed the philanthropic and community programs of McKenna Long & Aldridge as both Executive Director of the McKenna Long & Aldridge Foundation and Community Affairs Advisor for offices around the country. Earlier in her career, she served as Senior Advisor to the CEO for the global volunteer organization Points of Light and founding President of the Civic Incubator. She currently serves on the Emory University Alumni Board and Candler Alumni Board as well as the Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship Council for Wake Forest University and serves as a volunteer Advisor to the Commerce Club Foundation.

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