Gridiron Capital Announces Partnership with Travel Nurse across America

New Canaan, CT, May 11, 2016 — Gridiron Capital, LLC (“Gridiron”), a private investment firm, is pleased to announce its partnership with Travel Nurse across America (“TNAA” or “the Company”).  Based in North Little Rock, AR, TNAA is a leading independent healthcare staffing firm focused exclusively on providing travel nurses to hospitals and healthcare facilities nationwide.

Since 1999, TNAA’s growth has been guided by the Company’s mission to place talented caregivers in jobs they love through an honest and transparent process with unmatched customer service. The Company’s proprietary technology platform, business processes, and tenured team facilitate an efficient matching process that leads to higher-quality matches and placements for both healthcare facility clients and TNAA’s travelling nurses. TNAA’s industry leading nurse retention rates and intense focus on quality assurance help produce high-quality patient outcomes and experiences for its customers.

Mr. Gene Scott, CEO of TNAA stated, “We are proud of the Company we have built, and are excited to partner with Gridiron Capital as we enter our next phase of growth.  We were immediately captured by Gridiron’s partnership approach. Gridiron’s deep experience in human capital services investing, operational approach and valuable relationships and resources will be instrumental to accelerating Travel Nurse across America’s growth trajectory.”

“We are excited to partner with the TNAA team to build on their impressive track record of success and vision for the future,” said Tom Burger, Managing Partner at Gridiron. Will Hausberg, Managing Director at Gridiron, added, “The increasing demand for healthcare services in the United States coupled with a constrained supply of nurses and increased utilization of flexible staffing models at hospitals will continue to drive growth in the travel nurse staffing sector. Our experience investing in the human capital industry uniquely positions us to help TNAA take advantage of these favorable market trends.”

About Travel Nurse across America:

Headquartered in North Little Rock, AR, Travel Nurse across America is a leading independent healthcare staffing firm focused exclusively on providing travel nurses to hospitals and healthcare facilities. TNAA serves some of the largest hospital and healthcare systems in the United States through direct customer relationships, managed services providers and vendor management systems.

About Gridiron Capital:

Gridiron Capital, LLC, headquartered in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a private equity firm focused on creating value by acquiring and building middle-market manufacturing, service and specialty consumer companies in the United States and Canada.  Gridiron’s principals work closely with management teams to develop strategies for portfolio companies, and to provide resources to execute business plans and build industry-leading companies. Additional information is available on the firm’s website at www.gridironcapital.com.

Press Contacts: 

Thomas A. Burger, Jr., Managing Partner, Gridiron Capital, LLC

tburger@gridironcapital.com