Alex Covarrubias
Account Manager
Alex joined Wapiti in October of 2019. She works as an Account Manager for our Cedar Falls office. 

Alex and her husband Jorge have a son born April of 2019. In her free time, Alex enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Dallas Cowboys!
Sally Heinje
Account Manager
Sally began working at Wapiti in September 2019. She works out of the Milbank office as an Account Manager. In this role, Sally serves as scheduler for some of our Minnesota facilities.

Sally and her husband, Chuck, enjoy all aspects of farm life with 3 young children. Being active as a 4-H parent and volunteer keeps her busy when not on the sidelines at kids activities. She enjoys being outside, tending to her flower gardens, hiking, kayaking and skiing.
Dani Hicks
Account Manager
Dani Hicks joined Wapiti Medical Staffing in October 2019 as an Account Manager for the Milbank office. Prior to joining the Wapiti herd, she was the Office Manager for a small family-owned business for four years, with eight years of prior banking experience as a Personal Banker.

Dani and her husband have seven boys between them, and they enjoy spending their leisure time outdoors hunting, fishing, and hiking. When she is not on the sidelines at the boys’ sporting events, she enjoys traveling, attending rock concerts, motorcycle rides, and being involved with church youth activities.
Julie Jarman
Account Manager
Julie Jarman has been with Wapiti Medical Staffing since January 2018, first in the credentialing department before moving to her current role as Account Manager. Prior to joining Wapiti, Julie was employed in the banking industry for 26 years.

Julie and her husband, Wayne, operate a grain farm by Wilmot, SD and have two grown children. She enjoys gardening, baking and cross country skiing. Julie is active in the local Cancer walk, 4-H and her local church.
Stephanie Long
Stephanie has been with Wapiti Medical Staffing since May 2018. Prior to that, she was the 4-H Youth Program Advisor for Charles Mix County and SDSU Extension beginning in November 2011. At Wapiti, Stephanie serves as a Coordinator for Indian Health Service (IHS).

Stephanie and her husband, Arthur, enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, and riding motorcycle.
Jatelyn Paulson
Account Manager
Jatelyn Paulson has been with Wapiti Medical Staffing since May 2015. Jatelyn serves as an account manager for the Huron office. She joined Wapiti after graduating college from Northern State University.

Jatelyn and her husband Eric have twin boys, Dexen and Dansby who keep them very busy. Jatelyn enjoys being with her family and friends, attending/watching sporting events and going to the lake!
Annavel Quintana
Account Manager
Annavel Quintana has been with Wapiti Medical Staffing since December 2017. Prior to that, she was a Training Coordinator in customer service beginning in 2009. Annavel serves as Account Manager/Scheduler at Wapiti Medical Staffing.

Annavel has two kids who keep her busy and on her feet at all times. She enjoys spending time with her kids and any spare moment enjoys the outdoors, riding horses and traveling.
Stacy Schmidt
Account Manager
Stacy Schmidt has been with Wapiti Medical Staffing since September of 2006. Stacy serves as a Region Market Manager in Wisconsin and Michigan.

Stacy and her husband Chris have two adult children. Stacy enjoys spending time with family as well as reading and anything crafty.
Nichole Thomas
Account Manager
Nichole has been with Wapiti since January 2018 when Wapiti acquired Emergency Practice Associates (EPA). Prior to that, she was with EPA beginning in January 2015. Nicole has previous experience working at Sartori Hospital in Cedar Falls for 12 years as a respiratory therapist and has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Upper Iowa University.

Nicole enjoys working in staffing and helping providers achieve a schedule that fits their needs. In her free time, she loves spending time with her husband Nick and kids Aiden and Olivia.


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