Our Team

The people behind Wesley Medical Staffing:


Melanie NeJame

Founder & CEO

Melanie NeJame is Wesley’s Chief Nursing Officer. Melanie is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years of experience working in hospitals and clinics. Melanie works with Wesley’s nurses on licensing and credentialing compliance. Melanie holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Albright College, and a Master of Science in Public Administration from New York University. 

Melanie can be reached by email at m.nejame@wesleygroup.org or by scheduling an appointment at 888-259-2890 ext. 2. 


Ron Ash

Ron Ash is the President of Wesley Medical Staffing, Inc. Ron founded Wesley in 1988 and has led the company’s growth into a network of interconnected nurses, hospitals, and clinics that include the Indian Health Service that operates within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Administration. Ron sets strategy for the company, manages day-to-day operations, and is a key point of contact with nurses seeking to work with Wesley’s clients. Ron holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Master of Business Administration from Rice University.

Ron can be reached by email at r.ash@wesleygroup.org or by phone at 415-944-1155. 

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Stephanie Toles
Payroll/Accounting Officer

Stephanie Toles is Wesley's Payroll/Accounting Officer. Stephanie is responsible for all the financial operations of the company, and is responsible for Wesley's payroll, billing, and accounts receivable / payable. 

Stephanie can be reached by email at stephanie@wesleygroup.org or by phone at 415-854-3336


Rebecca Ash
Head of Recruitment and Business Development

Rebecca Ash is Head of Recruitment and Business Development for Wesley. Rebecca is responsible for Wesley recruitment operations, including nurse acquisition and development, on-boarding of Wesley's nurses, organizational analytics, and workforce planning. Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Rebecca can be reached by email at rebecca@wesleygroup.org or by phone at 415-963-0650. 


Candace Barksdale
Recruitment Specialist

Candace Barksdale is a nurse recruitment specialist for Wesley. Candace is responsible for nurse acquisition, sourcing, and onboarding. Candace has over 5 years of medical experience as well as expertise in aspects of human resources. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University, Dominguez Hills and is currently pursuing a post baccalaureate in pre-medical studies from University of California, Los Angeles. 

Candace can be reached by email at candace@wesleygroup.org or by phone at 858-752-4455


Linda Gamble
Regional Manager - Atlanta

Wesley’s recruitment and business operations in the Southeastern United States are overseen by Linda Gamble from its office in Atlanta, Georgia. Linda is responsible for all aspects of nurse recruitment and business development in the Southeast. Linda has worked for Wesley for over 20 years. She holds an Associate Degree in Psychology from Mercer University. 

Linda can be reached by email at l.gamble@wesleygroup.org or by phone at 770-481-9955. 


Michele Inan

Program Manager

Michele Inan is Special Projects Coordinator for Wesley. Michele assists with special recruitment and business development projects. Michele holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of California, Davis, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. 

Michele can be reached by email at michele@wesleygroup.org or by phone at 628-200-0772.