About Us

TeedCo. Healthcare Recruiting is an independent recruitment and placement firm with over 30 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. Our success is built on a long history of partnerships with both our clients and candidates. Our consultants work diligently to place residents, practicing physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants as well as directors and chairs of departments in careers in healthcare nationwide.

We pride ourselves on the personal attention we provide, as well as our years of expertise in the industry. These traits enable us to help healthcare professionals make thoughtful decisions about their careers in the medical field.

Along with candidates, we also work closely with our clients to fill their physician job openings and assignments. Careers range from advanced practice providers, to staff physicians, to leadership positions in both clinical and administrative roles.

Call us today to learn how we can help you find your perfect fit or to partner with us for your hiring needs.

Meet Our Team

Shawn Teed

President, CEO


Shawn has been a leader in the field of emergency medicine recruitment for over 30 years. He began his career at Weatherby Health Care, where he forged relationships within the emergency medicine community that thrive to this day.

Assembling a staff of industry professionals, Shawn founded TeedCo. in 2000, which has grown to be a leading force in physician, nurse practitioner and physician assistant recruitment. An impassioned entrepreneur, Shawn’s successful track record is built on maintaining the highest standards of quality combined with the personalized attention given to every client and prospective candidate.

During his early tenure at Weatherby, Shawn established the Emergency Medicine Residents Association’s Clinical Excellence Award. The annual award recognizes a resident physician for outstanding work in the field of clinical medicine. TeedCo. continues to sponsor this award along with industry initiatives through EMRA, SAEM and ACEP.

Shawn and his wife, Deirdre, are active supporters of A Better Chance of Westport (ABC), a program that rewards motivated students from educationally disadvantaged communities who demonstrate academic excellence and exemplary leadership potential. In his spare time, Shawn enjoys reading, cooking, boating and coaching his kids’ sports teams.

Andrea Light

COO, Recruitment


Andrea’s tenure in healthcare recruitment began over 25 years ago with Weatherby Health Care. She joined TeedCo. in 2004. With a background in accounting, she also manages the company’s finance and operations departments.

A graduate of the University of Bridgeport, Andrea is a board member for The Friends of the Norwalk Public Library System and a Justice of the Peace. She resides in Norwalk and enjoys gardening, walking her dog and spending time with family.

Mark Ariano



Mark has been involved in the healthcare consulting/staffing industry for 20 years. Prior to joining TeedCo. in 2013, he spent over 16 years (1993-2009) in a leadership role with CHG Companies, one of the three largest healthcare staffing firms in the nation. While at CHG, Mark became a member of the Million Dollar Club through his own business development efforts. Mark’s key role was to oversee the operations of multiple specialty teams including emergency medicine, psychiatry, surgery and pediatrics. Mark has also created sales training programs, coaching and individual consultant development, sales metrics tracking systems as well as business development.

In 2010, Mark joined Lincoln Healthcare Events as Development Director to help launch and develop a C-Level Hospital Executive Conference, Community Hospital 100. In this role, Mark initiated relationships with CEOs, CFOs and COOs from some of the more innovative hospitals in the country. Mark also worked with industry leaders on creating educational content and networking programs for the on-site conference held annually. In addition, Mark entered into partnerships with over 30 of the healthcare industry’s leading organizations including McKesson Provider Technologies, Wells Fargo, The Joint Commission, Philips Medical, Kronos, Clifton Larson Allen and Healthcare REIT.

Mark has gone through multiple nationally recognized sales and leadership training programs, including Ken Blanchard – Situational Leadership and Sandler Sales Institute Presidents Club. Mark is a general board member for a local little league as well as volunteer coach for soccer and basketball programs.


Joe Ferdinando

Vice President, Emergency Medicine Division


Joe is an established physician recruiter with over 25 years of talent acquisition experience. His career has been focused in the area of emergency medicine physician hires for large national  firms, multiple hospital systems and smaller boutique size companies. Joe always offers personal assistance to every candidate and client that he partners with as a career counselor and client account manager.  Joe is active in national recruiting groups and lives with his family in Westchester County.


Shane Meehan

Senior Consultant, Advanced Practice Provider Division


Shane joined TeedCO.’s APP division in September 2017. He began recruiting for Weatherby Healthcare in 1992, after completing a Business Degree from Bryant College and he’s been recruiting ever since. He has since earned an MBA degree from the University of Connecticut. Shane has worked with physicians in various specialties throughout his career. He was the Manager of the Ob-gyn Department for Weatherby from 1995 until 2000 and over the past several years, Shane has specialized the recruitment of Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners. The biggest lesson he has learned from experience is the value of his clients’ and candidates’ time and the need to treat it with respect especially in this fast-paced world.  In his spare time, Shane is an outdoor enthusiast.

Jason Milarii

Senior Consultant, Primary Care Division


Jason began his career in the healthcare industry in 2002, helping home and community-based providers understand Medicaid policy, claims submission and reimbursement.  He would later manage healthcare records for clients and personnel, as well as employee credentialing and audit preparation.  Jason transitioned into recruiting in 2012 with BAYADA Home Health Care.  At Bayada, Jason recruited multiple disciplines of clinicians, therapists, social workers, aides and administrators, who ensured that people were able to receive compassionate care in the comfort of their own home.  Born and raised in Hawaii, Jason attended the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications.  Outside of work Jason enjoys cooking, sports and movies and spending time with his wife, two children, family and friends.

Sheila Teed

Vice President, Emergency Medicine Division


Sheila is committed to assisting physicians in emergency medicine, pediatric emergency medicine and urgent care through all stages of their careers find the perfect professional fit. She specializes in marketing and social media, expanding candidate search techniques by implementing the most current interactive tools available. While not recruiting and designing ads for TeedCo., in the warmer months Sheila paddle boards as often as she can. She also enjoys photography and exploring Photoshop and the endless possibilities of design.