Tradeshows 2017

About Us



Carla Bach - Executive Healthcare Recruiter

Healthcare Information Technology 

Carla specializes in the placement of Healthcare professionals including higher level positions in Marketing Solutions, Sales and Implementation and Clinical Documentation Specialists. She brings over 10 years working within the Healthcare Industry and over 20 years of Management and Director Roles. Carla has strong communication skills that have proved successful in her client relationships and account management. She provides high level support and service and is results driven. 


Carla holds a B.A in Journalism from San Francisco State University. She is active with Habitat for Humanity and Tidewell Hospice in Sarasota.  

ACC      April 1- 5     Chicago, IL
American College of Cardiology

SIIM     June 29- July 1   Portland, OR
Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine

AHRA    July 31- Aug 4   Nashville, TN
American Healthcare Radiology Administrators

By serving our clients with honesty and integrity and focusing on our commitment both to our clients and our candidates, Hellickson Associates has earned a reputation for quality and reliability.

We have a strong database of candidates with experience in a wide range of fields within healthcare IT and imaging. Before prospective candidates are ever interviewed by our clients, they are prescreened by Hellickson Associates to verify education, experience and references. You can rest assured that you’re working with

only the best.

Hellickson Associates’ commitment to excellence doesn’t stop with our clients. We also assist our candidates throughout the hiring process by qualifying their background and preparing them for the interview process.   Because we are well connected with clients throughout the industry, and can offer nationwide opportunities.

Excellent service is our first priority. We strive to help our clients save both time and money through our extensive screening process and strong candidate databases and to help our candidates find placement with premier vendors.

Diane Hellickson

President of Hellickson Associates

Diane has been working in Healthcare Management since 1990.  Prior to starting her recruiting company in 2000, she worked at Tenet Healthcare and Axolotl where she was responsible for managing sales and operational teams. Included in this role she was responsible for the hiring and sourcing of company employees.


As the president of Hellickson Associates, Diane works directly with the clients assessing their needs and expectations as well as with the candidates to find the best possible match.


Diane holds a B.S in Business Accounting from St. Leo University.  She has been a volunteer at the Clearwater Free Clinic since 2000 and is a member of NAPW, the National Association of Professional Women. 

Jennifer Velasquez - Sr. ​Executive Recruiter


Jennifer  specializes in the placement of Healthcare professionals including higher level positions in Medical Imaging, Healthcare IT, Sales and Implementations.  She has a proven track record and excellent ability to cultivate business relationships.  Jennifer has strong analytical skills, marketing and social media networking techniques and works with both clients and candidates through the entire recruiting cycle including salary negotiations. 

Jennifer holds a B.A.S. in Sustainability Management from St. Petersburg College.

She volunteers at Habitat for Humanity and Tampa Bay Watch.

​​HIMSS    Feb 29- March 4   Las Vegas, NV
Healthcare Information & Management

AAOS     March 2-4
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

RSNA   Nov 29 – Dec. 4   Chicago, IL
Radiological Society of North America


To set up a meeting at one of the shows please contact Diane Hellickson  727-781-3600