Management Team

ShiftWise Management Team

The ShiftWise executive leadership team brings decades of experience in several high growth industries including technology, health care, human resources and temporary staffing.  With unique skills and perspectives, collectively they have led the company from funding, to start up, to profitability and now to major expansion.  With a track record of success both prior and since joining ShiftWise, the leadership team continues to drive the company as the industry leader in healthcare workforce management.   Individuals with similar industry experience and leadership skills can link to the current career opportunities at ShiftWise.

Steve Schwartz - President

Steve Schwartz, CEO of ShiftWiseSteve Schwartz joined the executive leadership team early in the history of ShiftWise and provided critical executive leadership in the start up period and subsequent growth of the company.  Behind his leadership, ShiftWise enjoyed several years of record expansion in market share, achieved consistent profitability and now resides over its continued expansion.  Steve has been a CEO for several health care technology and service companies including Bay Pacific Health Corp., American Health Ventures, Employee Managed Care Corporation (EMC2 ) and Renaissance Health Care. Steve is also currently a Director and Chairman of Bridge Executive Corp.  A native of Brooklyn, Steve has degrees from NYU and Long Island University

Steve Sipowicz - Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration

Steve SipowiczSteve Sipowicz has brought key leadership in financial operations and planning.  Steve has spent his career working with high growth technology companies and was CFO of several public companies including Cascade Microtech, Corillian Corporation, and F.I.C.S. Group, N.V., a Belgian financial software and services company.  Steven holds a BS in Chemistry from Bristol University (U.K.), an MBA from Santa Clara University and is also a certified public accountant.  

Jason Drucker - Senior Vice President, Sales and Operations

Jason Drucker, Senior Vice President of OperationsJason Drucker has presided over the largest period of growth in company history.  With several verticals including marketing, sales, new business development, and account management, Jason leads an innovative and highly impactful operations team.  Prior to ShiftWise, Jason was Vice President of Sales and Delivery with one of the largest staffing companies in the industry Vedior N.V. (now Randstadt) with a primary focus in vendor management and managed services.  The first to implement a health care client at Vedior, Jason recognized the opportunity in vendor management in healthcare and joined ShiftWise.  Jason holds a BS and an MBA from Baruch College in New York, NY. 

Kristine Mitchell - Vice President, Client Services

Kristine MitchellKris joined the founders as one of the initial members of the executive leadership team.  Soon after joining ShiftWise, the company experienced several years of growth where she led the operational expansion to over 250 hospital clients in less than three years.  Now Vice President of Operations, Kris has sole responsibility for all vendor management (VMS), managed services, and internal staff management operations and delivery including program management, implementations, supplier management services, training, and customer service for over 1,000 health care facilities nationwide. Kris began her career in the healthcare staffing industry holding leadership positions in some of the largest and most high performing health care staffing agencies in the industry.  Kris holds a BA from California State University and an MBA from Boise State University.

Jeff Niles - Vice President, Marketing & Sales

Jeff NilesJeff is the current Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ShiftWise and is based in Chicago, IL. He joined ShiftWise in 2006 as a Regional Sales Director bringing over a decade of experience in health care recruitment and workforce management. An early promoter of technology driven contingent workforce management, Jeff has developed and delivered several high impact and innovative healthcare staffing solutions to forward thinking healthcare organizations nationwide. Jeff holds a BA from Miami University and earned an MA from the University of Cincinnati. He is also an active member of ASHHRA, SHRM, CHEF and CAHR.


Mike Belding - Vice President, Software Engineering

Mike BeldingMike brings over twenty years’ experience in software and Software as a Service in health care, transportation, finance, corporate governance industries. He joined Shiftwise in 2008 as Engineering Lead, after serving as Engineering Manager for EthicsPoint. Mike has built highly responsive and innovative teams and coached them to deliver new products such as Shiftwise Connect, while continuing to develop and improve existing VMS offerings. Mike holds a BS from the University of Oregon.



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