C. Frederick Peatross, BSN RN - CIO


Freddy brings more than 7 years of nursing experience, including 2 years of traveling and a knowledgeable enthusiasm of technology, to his role as Chief Information Officer with EmpoweRx Inc. He manages all technology and social media initiatives at our headquarters in Austin, TX.

Mary Kathleen Bryan - CEO


As Chief Executive Officer, M.K. brings over 25 years of leadership in operations and entrepreneurship to EmpoweRx Inc. Her expertise as a healthcare staffing manager spawned the creation of the company and her passion to bring about positive change in contingent staffing practices.

Eric Federico, BSN RN - CBDO


A nurse entrepreneur with over 7 years of clinical experience, Eric joins EmpoweRx as our Chief Business Development Officer. His extensive knowledge of staffing from a traveler's perspective, his keen business acumen, and facility contacts make him a vital addition to the team. 

How EmpoweRx worked for ME:


"M.K.'s consulting has enabled me to become a better advocate for myself. She is knowledgeable, passionate and a great resource for any provider."  Gus M.,Travel Nurse, LPN.


Joseph Smith of Travel Tax

Travel Tax founder Joseph Smith

Joseph is the founder of TravelTax and TravelTax Canada. TravelTax is well known in the healthcare staffing industry and serves a substantial client base of domestic and international mobile professionals. TravelTax represents clients in matters of audit and tax controversy imposed by the IRS, the Canadian Revenue Agency, and State Tax Agencies. Joseph holds degrees in accounting and respiratory therapy and worked as a travel respiratory therapist before founding TravelTax and TravelTax Canada. EmpowerRx is honored to have Joseph as a partner. 

Jennifer Bryan, Consultant

Benefits Consultant

Jennifer joins EmpoweRx as a pioneer partner bringing her experience as an entrepreneur, trainer and insurance expert with over 20 years in EE Benefits administration. She is a Certified Performance and Learning Professional accredited by the Association of Talent Development and holds a B.A. from Chestnut Hill College.

Michael J. Shea


Michael is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ with Applied Capital, a registered investment advisory firm that focuses on providing financial planning, investment management and insurance solutions. Michael’s main focus is working with healthcare professionals to help them accomplish their financial objectives. He enjoys listening and learning about client’s aspirations and goals to deliver tailored solutions for their specific needs. He holds a B.B.A. in Finance from Kennesaw State University’s Coles College of Business.

How EmpoweRx worked for ME:

"I found M.K.'s approach to my unique career challenges insightful. She exhibits a positive genius with regard to analyzing and extracting people's marketable skills."

-Nancy N., RN