Aaron Paul

Aaron Paul


Aaron is co-founder and CEO of LocumsMart. Prior to LocumsMart’s launch in 2009, he served in a variety of roles for several national healthcare-related companies, from Education Program Manager, to National Accounts Manager, to Director of Business Development. During those years, he gained extensive knowledge of the inner-workings of the healthcare delivery industry, which eventually led him to build LocumsMart. His passion lies in creating new ways to move established workflow processes from the analog to the digital world. Aaron graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science degree.

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Bob Shumard

Director of Client Services

Bob is co-founder of LocumsMart and serves as Director of Client Services. He began working in 1991 as a recruiter and leader for Medical Doctor Associates, and now has more than 20 years of industry experience. He believes that innovation is invaluable, and is particularly passionate about innovation in the locum tenens industry. Bob graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia State University.

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Karl Lau

Karl Lau

Director of Operations and Finance

Karl joined LocumsMart with a background in finance and corporate strategy. He leads day-to-day operations and finance as well as supporting sales efforts for new clients. He has a business degree.


Keitha Ray

Vice President of Business Development

Keitha Ray is LocumsMart’s Vice President of Business Development. With more than ten years of experience working with locums recruiting agencies Echo and Staffcare, Keitha has a keen awareness of how the industry has evolved and how vendors and healthcare organizations operate in the temporary staffing space. She holds a BS in psychology from the University of North Texas.

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Julie Brooks

Julie Brooks

Director of Implementation and Training

Julie Brooks is LocumsMart Director of Implementation and Training. With more than 13 years in the industry working with facilities and staffing firms across the country, Julie understands the locums world and how to use technology to benefit all parties. She is an out-of-the-box thinker and will come up with the right solution for your organization. Julie holds a BS in Hotel and Hospitality Management.

Colin Winn

Key Account Management and Support

Colin Winn is Key Account Management and Support for LocumsMart, AKA Head LocumsMart Guru. Before joining LocumsMart in 2013, he worked with some of the largest companies in the nation, including COX Enterprises and AT&T. With a strong background in sales and communications and a wealth of enthusiasm and passion, Colin serves as an excellent consultant to LocumsMart’s clients. He graduated from Northern Arizona University’s W. A. Franke College of Business with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

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Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson

Chief Architect

Matt joined the LocumsMart team as Senior Architect in 2015. In his 15+ years of enterprise solution design experience, he has developed solutions for a broad range of industries, including medical, telecom, legal, retail, and product distribution. Matt brings a passion for effective agile software development and is currently focused on developing the next generation of LocumsMart product offerings.

Eric Pelkey

Eric Pelkey

Software Architect

Eric joined the LocumsMart team in 2015. He has worked designing software solutions for content management, mobile devices, and business intelligence for 10+ years, and is now proudly working on the next generation LocumsMart offering. He has a Master’s of Computer Science from North Carolina State University.