The executive staff of HMA is made up of the following individuals
and include the following profiles:
president & ceo
Chuck is a founding Partner with HMA and is a native of the Atlanta, Georgia area. He graduated with honors from the University of Georgia where he attended on a full four year track scholarship. Chuck has over 30 years of healthcare staffing experience. He is formerly co-founder and President of Harris, Kovacs & Alderman, one of the nations largest permanent placement firms. Under his leadership, HKA Locum Tenens was established and provided locum tenens services for all physician specialties for both commercial and government entities across the US. The companies overall successes and growth resulted in their designation as an Inc. Magazine 500 fastest growing privately held companies.
Chuck is also a founding member of the National Council of Medicine at Emory University and a board member of Atlanta Leukemia Research, Inc. He began and oversees a 30-year-old philanthropy with the Charles Harris Run, a 10k road race in honor of Chuck’s father, Dr. Charles E. Harris, who succumbed to leukemia at age 49, in 1981. The race has raised over $1 million for leukemia research at Emory University. His outside interests include boating, running, triathlon competition, snow skiing, travel, family events and prison ministry with his church.
vice president, locum tenens
Melvin Redditt is Vice President of Locum Tenens at Harris Medical Associates with oversight of the Commercial Division.He has over 15 years of physician recruitment experience in the healthcare industry. During Melvin’s tenure as a leading account executive for a nationally known physician recruitment firm, he generated sales and increased market presence while effectively building sales rapport with clients to exceed prospecting quotas, and recruited physicians for local hospitals, hospital systems and physician group practices.
With nearly two decades of experience in physician recruiting, Melvin has been recognized as Top Sales Consultant, Outstanding Salesman, Recruiter of the Year, and Salesperson of the year. To date, Melvin has generated over $70 million dollars in sales in the Healthcare industry. Melvin graduated from Mississippi State University with a dual degree in Aerospace Engineering and Marketing. His personal interests include spending time with his family, fishing, and community service. Melvin has served as a youth mentor and assistant coach for little league football.
vice president, government services
Kristen is the Vice President of Government Services at Harris Medical Associates. She has oversight of all bid submittals and candidate procurement for Government Contracts which includes the Department of Defense, Veterans Affairs, Indian Health Services and any other agency that procures under the 621I Schedule or Open Market Medical Services. She has over 10 years of experience in the locum tenens government contracting industry and brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience with her.
During her stay at one of the largest locum tenens staffing agencies in the US, Kristen won record amount of awards worth millions of dollars in revenue along a spectrum of varying specialties.
Kristen is a native of New Jersey and attended Temple University in Philadelphia before relocating to Georgia. She has 2 sons and is very involved in youth athletics during her free time.