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Director, Recruitment Marketing and Advertising
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
At VA’s Healthcare Retention and Recruitment office in New Orleans, Marketing and Advertising Director, Darren Sherrard oversees VHA’s national recruitment campaigns. From television commercials, print and online media, to recruiting events, and recruitment marketing sites, including VAcareers.va.gov, Facebook and Twitter, Darren is involved.
Prior to his current position, Darren served as Chief Operating Officer of a Healthcare Staffing Firm. It was in this job where he developed his healthcare marketing knowledge and helped grow this regional company into a national competitor in healthcare staffing.
Before entering the healthcare recruitment field, Darren served 20 years with the U.S. Army, 13 of those years were spent in Recruiting Command. During that time, he led several organizations and became known for his talent to transform low performing sections to top producers through training, motivation and ability to develop and provide needed recruitment tools.
Darren now brings his expertise to VA, to help us find the best talent, so we can continue to provide the best care for our Nation’s Veterans.