About CAPS

Carolinas Association of Provider Services (CAPS)

We are a not-for-profit organization of hospital-based and private practice provider recruiters in:

– North Carolina
– South Carolina
– Coastal Georgia
– Eastern Tennessee and
– Southern Virginia

CAPS Region-Small

Our Mission

To promote effective provider services in hospitals and practices within our catch-basin by networking with other professional provider recruiters to attract dedicated Physicians and Advanced Clinical Practitioners to practice throughout our region.

Our Objectives

The Carolinas Association of Provider Services held its first official meeting in April, 1994 in Lumberton, NC, with 23 hospital representatives present. From this meeting, CAPS was formed and objectives were established. These include…

– To bring together persons engaged or interested in hospital and practice provider services in North Carolina , South Carolina, Coastal Georgia, Eastern Tennessee, and Southern Virginia
– To improve technical skills and promote a broadened understanding of the scope and the ethics of the profession, to assist, support, and encourage provider services personnel
– To serve as a resource organization in service to members and non-members alike in the provider services within our communities, to promote an awareness of the value of provider recruitment services within the management of hospitals
– To promote and encourage the development of provider services’ department and programs within our communities
– To recognize that effective provider service practices achieve broader understanding and support among various constituencies of our members.

Officers and Committees

  • President KATHY GRESHAM
    New Hanover Regional Medical Center
  • Vice-President DENNIS BURNS
    Tidelands Health
  • Secretary TRACEY BLACK
    Atrium Health
  • Treasurer ALYSA BOSTICK
    Wilmington Health
  • 2016-2020 CAPS Board Member AUTUMN FINCHER
    Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge
  • 2016-2020 CAPS Board Member ELAINE HASKELL
    Atrium Health
  • 2016-2020 CAPS Board Member KAREN GLIARMIS
    Vidant Health
  • 2016-2020 CAPS Board Member MELISA CIARROCCA
    Scotland Health Care System
  • 2017-2021 CAPS Board Member TINA MCLAUGHLIN
    Mountain State Health Alliance
  • 2018-2022 CAPS Board Member STEPHANIE MILLER
    Columbus Regional Healthcare
  • 2018-2022 CAPS Board Member KELSEY BROWN
    MUSC Health
  • 2018-2022 CAPS Board Member DENNIS BURNS
    Tidelands Health
  • 2019-2023 CAPS Board Member RACHEL BEMIS
    Mission Health
  • 2019-2023 CAPS Board Member JILLIAN BRASWELL
    Tidelands Health
  • 2019-2023 CAPS Board Member MARY LU LEATHERMAN
    Atrium Health
  • Membership Committee DENNIS BURNS, TRACEY BLACK, STEPHANIE MILLER, TINA MCLAUGHLIN
  • Program and Events Committee KATHY GRESHAM and ALYSA BOSTICK
  • Marketing and Technology Committee KELSEY BROWN, CHELSIE HAYES, and JILLIAN BRASWELL
  • Vendor Committee AUTUMN FINCHER, RACHEL BEMIS, ELAINE HASKELL,
  • Speaker Committee KATHY GRESHAM, KAREN GLIARMIS, and MELISA CIARROCCA