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Founded in 1998, Mission Search International, began as a recruiting and consulting company for Florida hospitals. We quickly became a leader in placing healthcare professionals throughout the US and have successfully completed searches/engagements for major well-known hospitals as well as small community organizations. And we expanded our success to the finance and accounting field!

We work with each of our clients and candidates to gain a thorough understanding of trends that affect their operations and/or skill sets within today’s ever-changing world. Our partnership methodology and our innovative approach set us apart from the competition. Our solutions range from interim assignments to direct hiring capabilities.

Our staffing experts have a vast amount of expertise. Our unique process ensures that we deliver the highest quality candidate for our client’s needs.

Our approach revolves around adding to your bottom line by providing cost effective, time sensitive solutions while allowing you to focus on your core competency.


John Astrab, President/CEO and another founding member of Mission Search, is a former Division President of Kforce. He specializes in new client development as well as staffing training and retention. With more than 24 years in the consulting and recruiting industry, John blends knowledge, hard work, energy and management experience to establish great client relationships. He has a track record of creating a successful team of recruiters throughout the U.S.

John has extensive experience in the recruiting industry, building and developing sales forces. He began as a buyer and manager of investment property for Prime Capital Corp. in Miami, Florida. Later, he became Division Vice President for Professional Buyer Guild in New Jersey, building and developing a sales force in life insurance and mutual funds, managing a work force of more than 100 people in five states.

As Division President and partner of Kforce for 14 years, he was responsible for opening the Healthcare, Pharmacy, Engineering, Sales and Marketing Manufacturing divisions. John has opened new offices in major markets in the U.S., overseeing 25 divisions.

In his spare time John likes to restore classic cars, go salt-water fishing and travel in his motor home.

Steve Parzen, Executive Vice President and Principal, founded Mission Search in 1998. In 1990 he opened the Healthcare Division and served as the Division Vice President for Romac International, the predecessor corporation to Kforce. Prior to joining Romac/Kforce he opened and developed the Allied Health Contract Division and served as the Director, Search Division at StarMed Staffing, a national traveling nurse company (at the time an Adecco company).

Prior to entering the staffing world in 1985, Steve was the Owner/CEO for three import/export and merchandising firms in Honolulu, Hawaii; Pacific Tropix, Triangle of Hawaii and Parzen and Associates.

Steve’s twenty years of experience in the healthcare staffing industry and extensive personal client network, together with his vision for the future of healthcare staffing, has provided Mission Search with a strong foundation for its dynamic growth. Steve is known for his enduring client relationships that have been fostered by his results-driven approach, coupled with his commitment to quality. His extensive marketing, merchandising and sales expertise has led to the development of numerous proprietary assessment and advertising tools that Mission Search has brought to the healthcare staffing marketplace such as Searchquest™, eMissionSearch™ and Contingency Search Plus™.

Pete Dominici, Mr. Dominici has been the Chief Financial Officer of Mission Search International, International since its formation in 2002.

From 1986 to 2001, Mr. Dominici served Kforce, Inc. (Tampa, Florida – formerly Romac International, Inc., NASDAQ symbol “KFRC”) in various executive roles including Operational Vice President (1999- April 2001), Chief Financial Officer (1986 – 1999), Secretary (1986 – 1997), Treasurer (1998 & 1999) and as a member of the company’s Board of Directors (1995 – 1997). During his tenure as Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Dominici was responsible for Kforce, Inc.’s Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 1995 and Secondary Offerings in 1996 and 1997. During Mr. Dominici tenure at Kforce, Inc., the company grew from approximately three million ($3,000,000) in revenue in 1986 to nearly eight hundred million ($800,000,000) in revenue for fiscal year 2000.

From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Dominici was an Audit Manager for Pender, McNulty & Newkirk, a Tampa, Florida public accounting firm. From 1980 to 1983, Mr. Dominici was a Staff Accountant/Audit Manager for Urbach, Kahn & Werlin, a Albany, New York public accounting firm. Mr. Dominici passed the Certified Public Accountant exam in 1981 and during his (7) years of public accounting experienced extensive audit, tax and public company reporting responsibilities.

Educational Background: Mr. Dominici has a B.S. degree in Accounting from Bryant College, Smithfield, R.I.

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