President / CEO


Dan is the President and CEO of Laurus Healthcare. He graduated with a Bachelors in Accounting from La Salle University. He formed Laurus Healthcare in 2005 and with over 20 years of experience in the staffing industry, leads all strategic efforts for the company. With his expertise in client and candidate relationships, Dan is the driving force behind Laurus’ success.

Dan lives in Warrington with his wife and three children, he enjoys coaching his kids and currently serves as a Board Member for Archbishop Wood High School, Faith in the Future, and belongs to the Mid-Atlantic Staffing Association.

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Director of Nursing

Grace Fortuna

Dr. Fortuna is a nurse executive with 30 years of experience who previously worked at Kelly Services, a Fortune 500 company based in Troy, MI. Her primary focus was to spearhead initiatives to receive and maintain certification by The Joint Commission for Health Care Services Staffing Firms.  Grace joined Laurus in 2019 as Director of Nursing. 

Dr. Fortuna received her undergraduate nursing degree from Holy Family College, her master’s degree in Health Education from St. Joseph’s University, and a Doctor of Education from Nova Southeastern University. 

Grace resides in Newtown and enjoys traveling and spending time with her grandson. 


National Director of Business Development & Client Services

Andrew berg

Andy joined Laurus as a Recruiting Manager in the Direct Hire division in October of 2013. He then transitioned to Division Director, after creating the Healthcare Staffing division in January of 2015. Andy oversees business development and supervises the staffing managers. He received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Randolph-Macon College.

Andy resides in Downingtown and is a huge baseball fan! He enjoys fly fishing, cooking, and volunteering his time to worthy causes.


Director of Healthcare Search

Betsy warner

Betsy graduated with a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Amherst college. Betsy has been working in the search business for over twenty years and has worked for firms in both her home state of Connecticut as well as Pennsylvania.  Betsy started with Laurus Healthcare in 2010, she specializes in direct hire search for leadership level as well as specialty healthcare positions. 

Betsy can’t decide if she is a New England Patriots fan, Philadelphia Eagles fan, or New York Giants fan, so she cheers for all three! 


Recruiting Manager

Amanda Cornwell

Amanda is a graduate of Ursinus College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Exercise Physiology with a concentration in Coaching and Wellness Education. She joined Laurus Healthcare in 2019 as a Recruiting Manager where she can apply her previous recruiting experience in the Healthcare industry on both corporate and agency settings.

Amanda enjoys traveling, hiking, and photography and is a popcorn connoisseur.


Senior Acute Care Staffing Manager

Karine burton

Karine joined Laurus Healthcare in April of 2015. She assisted in the creation of the Healthcare division. Karine works directly with candidates, finding them new opportunities for employment in both contract and permanent positions. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology / Sociology from Cabrini College and has over 15 years of experience in the staffing industry.

Karine and her husband reside in King of Prussia and is the mother of two, a sixteen-year-old daughter and twenty-one-year-old son. In her free time, she enjoys watching her son play college football.


Director of Operations

ed mccusker

Ed is a Graduate of Villanova University with a Bachelors in Finance and Marketing, he received his Masters in Business Administration from DeSales University.  Ed has been with Laurus since 2015, he started in the Accounting & Finance Direct hire team, he currently manages executive research and recruitment as well as internal company development.

Ed is an avid golfer. He and his wife live in Doylestown PA.


Executive Research Analyst

nick cioppi

Nick studied Computer science at Temple University. He began with Laurus as a Junior Recruiter in 2017, but he really thrives in his role as Research Analyst, where he has direct involvement in Company Development.

Nick enjoys spending his free time with his family and spoiling his cat, Tomo.



jane polto

Jane graduated with a Bachelors in Accounting from Villanova. She started at Laurus in 2016 as the Controller. Her vast experience in Accounting & Finance and her attention to detail have been a great asset to the company.

Jane enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 daughters, and she makes a mean Mexican Dip!

Office Manager

julie butler

Julie is a Graduate of SUNY New Paltz with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Metalsmithing. She has been the Office Manager at Laurus since 2015, she specializes in payroll, onboarding, invoicing and Office Happiness.  

Julie is a soccer enthusiast and has coached all three of her kids’ teams to Division Championships!


Human Resources Coordinator

Helaine williams

Helaine began working at Laurus in 2018 as a Human Resources Coordinator. She has experience in both the front and back office in the staffing industry. She has extensive experience in Compliance.

Helaine loves traveling and spending time with her daughter.

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