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Leading Locums Tenens Company Doubles Recruitment Team

Charleston, SC, April 30, 2020 – Today, Floyd Lee Locums – a locum tenens firm based in Charleston, South Carolina—announced the recent addition of three new team members. Melanie DeFeo and Kelsey Phelps have joined the company as Healthcare Consultants, while Nicole Lay joins the firm as a Sales Support Specialist.

“We are very proud to be in a position to scale our already amazing team,” said CEO Natasha Lee. “This expansion is made possible by the clinician and client partners who have put faith in us to provide them with the best locum tenens experience. These new team members bolster and broaden the exceptional level of support we are known for.”


As Healthcare Consultants, DeFeo and Phelps join the recruitment team to drive the organization’s physician-related efforts, connecting clinicians with career opportunities in medical facilities nationwide. In her operations capacity, Lay will act as an organizational and process liaison for the Sales and Client teams.

“Being able to join a locums staffing firm that provides such a robust service set while still feeling like family is unique for our industry,” said Melanie DeFeo. “Couldn’t agree more,” noted Kelsey Phelps. “It’s exciting to show up to help healthcare and staffing professionals every day—and know you’re also supporting patients downstream.”

Before joining the Floyd Lee Locums team, this new group held a variety of roles across the healthcare ecosystem. DeFeo was a VP, Operations for hospitals in the southeast, Phelps provided Account Management in home automation, and Lay was a Director of Compliance for Nightingale Nurses. The team has substantial experience in healthcare staffing, having worked for CHG Healthcare, Weatherby, and Trinity Healthcare Staffing Group.

For press and media inquiries, contact Kelly Starkey at or 843.536.1218.

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.