LRS Healthcare Announces Strategic Investment in Staffing Engine’s Recruiting Acceleration AI

Andrew KimmellAI, Press, Recruiting Acceleration

LRS Healthcare®, a leading provider of healthcare staffing services and part of the Jackson Healthcare® family of companies, today announced a strategic investment in Staffing Engine. Staffing Engine has become a trailblazer in AI for the staffing industry, developing the world’s first Recruiting Acceleration AI Platform for staffing firms.

This investment marks a significant milestone in the collaboration between recruiting AI and customer-driven innovation within the staffing industry. In line with the investment, Kevin Needham, senior vice president of technology at LRS Healthcare, will join Staffing Engine’s board of directors, bringing expertise well aligned with its vision of transforming the recruitment process through innovative AI technology.

“We’re excited about our investment in Staffing Engine and the opportunities inherent in evolving the world of staffing with the power of AI,” says Shane Jackson, president, Jackson Healthcare.

“The importance of clinicians and the work they do to improve the lives of patients everywhere cannot be overstated,” adds Jeff Beckmann, president, LRS Healthcare. “We strive each day to ensure their experiences are not just positive, but seamless and convenient. I know that our partnership with Staffing Engine will only further our approach in this area.”

This investment by LRS Healthcare provides growth capital to Staffing Engine and supports expanding its innovative AI offerings and staffing tech stack integrations.

Needham notes that “Joining the board of Staffing Engine provides an opportunity to contribute to a company at the forefront of recruitment technology. I’m personally thrilled to be part of this journey in helping shape the future of staffing.”

Ted Guggenheim, CEO and co-founder of Staffing Engine, adds, “I am extremely excited to welcome LRS Healthcare and Kevin Needham into our fold. Their belief in our vision for staffing and deep understanding of our goals are a powerful combination.”

About Staffing Engine

Staffing Engine is the world’s first Recruiting Acceleration AI Platform that enables staffing firms to increase productivity, operate 24/7, and accelerate growth. With the Engine AI suite of products, staffing firms can leverage the combination of conversational AI and generative AI to make their recruiters and sales reps more productive, increase lead conversion, and place more candidates. To learn more, visit

About LRS Healthcare

LRS Healthcare® is a leading provider of medical staffing that connects exceptional nursing and allied healthcare professionals to incredible facilities nationwide. Since 2006, its central focus has been to help people reach their true potential and healthcare professionals provide the best patient care possible. LRS is committed to working with the best talent in the industry, while making the healthcare staffing process as simple as possible for both travelers and healthcare clients. LRS Healthcare is part of the Jackson Healthcare® family of companies. To learn more, visit