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Meet Our Team – Kemi Upchurch

by Kelly Starkey in Career Concierge, Community Impact, Our Story, Our Style 08/06/2021

Meet Our Team: Kemi Upchurch

Considered a top performer in the industry with multiple awards under her belt, Kemi is passionate about providing quality service with each clinician and facility engagement.

Kemi joined Floyd Lee Locums after a career at Supplemental Health Care, where she grew from a recruiter to the Senior Area Director in charge of sales, staffing, and recruitment. With a keen understanding of clinician and facility challenges, she will lead the development of new client relationships, while expanding existing ones.

Kemi lives in Cary, North Carolina with her husband and four children. When she’s not spending quality time with them, she can be found binge-watching her favorite shows, Game of Thrones and Stranger Things.

6 Questions:

What do you love most about working at FLL?

This group of talented people.

Favorite Quote?

“Remember, no one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

What are you most passionate about?

My family.

Tell us a fun fact about you we may not know.

I graduated high school when I was 16 and I love puzzles. Oh and I’ve watched all 40 seasons of Survivor!

Can you give us any advice about working at Floyd Lee Locums?

You have to treat this like it’s your own business. Do what needs to be done to keep the lights on and the work running smoothly. If you are not passionate and dedicated to your work it will show.

Tell us a little about your history…

I am originally from Nigeria and moved to the states with my parents and siblings when I was 4. I lived in Arkansas, California, and Kentucky between the ages of 4-12 before moving back to Nigeria, where I went on to attend high school and college.

I later moved back to the States in 2002 and have been here ever since. Nigeria will always feel like Home however America has become my adopted home. Three of my siblings live in the US and I have a younger brother that lives in UAE (Abu Dhabi) and Scotland. Both my parents are retired in Nigeria and come often to the States to visit. I am very proud of my Nigerian heritage and plan on taking my children there to visit someday.

About Floyd Lee Locums

Floyd Lee Locums provides an elite concierge experience to Physicians, Dentists and advanced practice healthcare clinicians in hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide. Founded by industry veterans Matt Floyd and Natasha Lee, the company has built an exceptional team of experienced locums and healthcare staffing professionals.

Named the “2021 Best Staffing Firm to Temp For” by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), their hands-on approach to delivering best-in-class service, personalized career solutions, and coverage that positively impacts patient outcomes is setting a new standard in the locums industry.