Founder and Managing Partner
Joe has been involved in the healthcare industry for over 35 years, is a Licensed Practical Nurse, has been directly involved in medical staffing and private duty home care for over 25 years, and is a recognized leader in the industry.
Joe began his medical staffing career as a Service Coordinator at NurseFinders, a national health care company in 1985. He was promoted to Administrator in 1987 where, through his commitment to patient care, he developed the Tulsa Branch into the number one location in the country. He held the positions of Area Director, Regional Director, and prior to opening First Call, was Regional Vice President, responsible for twelve offices in seven states. During his tenure, he was the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding performance and leadership.
Joe was responsible for the JCAHO accreditation of eight locations, with seven commendations.
Joe has been very active in the health care community, having previously served as an Affiliate Faculty for the American Heart Association, sat on the advisory board for Community Care College, and is a former member of Citizens CPR and the National Association of HealthCare Quality. Currently, he a member of the National Private Duty Association, Green Country Health Care Association, Oklahoma Association of Health Care Providers, Oklahoma Assisted Living Association and the Missouri Health Care Association.
Owner/Administrator at First Call of Dallas, Inc.
Ms. Susan Hogue offers more than 25 years of experience in business and health care.
As the Owner and Administrator of First Call of Dallas, she works closely with her Clinical Director to manage medical staffing and home health care services. Acting as office comptroller, her ultimate responsibility lies in assisting office staff in developing business through hospitals, nursing homes, Social Services, Human Resources departments, medical offices, and local government agencies.
Prior to First Call, Ms. Hogue developed her leadership skills through 10 years of employment with NurseCore, where she began as a Branch Director in Phoenix, AZ and worked her way up to Vice President of Operations overseeing multiple locations.
Ms. Hogue previously served as Regional Manager for StaffMark Medical Staffing in Gilbert, AZ, and held positions as a Customer Service Supervisor and National Accounts Coordinator in the medical supply industry.
With her ultimate passion for working directly with patients and nursing staff, Ms. Hogue, in partnership with Chris Sanders and Joe Wolfe, opened First Call of Dallas. “I missed the relationships developed when working directly with families and nursing staff,” Ms. Hogue explains.
Ms. Hogue has completed several college and professional training courses and, through her extensive work experience, has displayed her ability to provide exceptional medical staffing and home health care services.
In 1997, Joe Wolfe and Chris Sanders decided to first open their homecare and medical staffing company together in Tulsa, OK. Though the years, Wolfe and Sanders have opened First Call offices in Oklahoma City, OK, Springfield, MO, and Dallas, TX. In 2008, Ms. Sanders came to work for First Call Medical as the company's financial officer.
Mrs. Sanders was previously the President and Chief Operations Officer of NurseCore, a national homecare and medical staffing company. She was responsible for the total operations of NurseCore and its affiliates from 1995 to 2008.
In 1988, Mrs. Sanders began a career as a Regional Director with NURSEFINDERS, Inc., a nationally known staff relief and home health care company. During her 7-year tenure she was promoted twice, including a promotion to Vice President, and received numerous special awards for outstanding performance.
Mrs. Sanders attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing. She is currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in Texas.