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Charleston Locums Firm Wins Small Business of the Year Award

Charleston, SC, December 6, 2021 – at Charleston Metro Chamber Member-Bration Friday night, they announced the honorees for their 2021 Honors Awards. Floyd Lee Locums, a national healthcare staffing firm based in Charleston, SC, was recognized as the winner in the Small Business of the Year category. Sponsored by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, Member-Bration celebrated winners in seven award categories.

“Being recognized for an Honors Award is a powerful testament to a business’s brand and impact on the region, as nominations are made by Chamber members,” said Bryan Derreberry, President and CEO of the Charleston Metro Chamber. “This year’s award recipients join an impressive group of businesses, each making an impact in our region.”

This year saw over 1,600 member companies across hundreds of industries and services considered for The Chamber’s Honor Awards. Floyd Lee Locums won resoundingly for being an outstanding small business that demonstrated value in community engagement, entrepreneurship, employee relations, leadership, and performance—and for generating success by implementing creative and innovative solutions.

“Our healthcare staffing philosophy is built around offering a concierge job placement experience for providers across the care spectrum who provide individuals and communities high-quality treatment,” said Floyd Lee Locums CEO Natasha Lee. “This award confirms we’re doing the work and going the hard yards to fulfill that mission. We look forward to continuing to bring critical resources to patients in need—and serving those healthcare providers who serve others.”

This award wraps up a successful year for Floyd Lee Locums. Along with The Chamber’s award recognition, CEO Natasha Lee was selected to join the executive committee at The Charleston Metro Chamber. The company has also won several high-profile awards this year, including being named 925th on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

Submissions for The Charleston Metro Chamber’s Honor Awards are managed by an independent committee that employs a neutral scoring system to rate submissions.

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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. Named the 2020 and 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.

About The Charleston Metro Chamber

The Charleston Metro Chamber is a membership organization, 1,600 members strong, serving as a collective voice to drive solutions for a thriving community. We work each day for our members, each of their employees and our entire community to ensure we have a healthy business environment. We tackle the toughest regional challenges like housing attainability, infrastructure and bridging the talent gap, while creating exclusive access, networking and leadership opportunities to grow your business and your employees.

We can tackle the tough issues because of the strength of our members and volunteer leaders. Together, our collective voices are advancing our region. And yes, it is because of each one of our members and leaders, and our tremendous staff, that we were honored to be named the 2018 Chamber of the Year by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.