Stockmon Search Inc. is distinct in the industry because we focus entirely on nursing leadership in higher education. This comprises 100% of our recruitment focus.

About Us

Our knowledge of the healthcare space has been built on over 12 years of providing academic nursing search services. This experience gives us unmatched insight into the organizational structure and management culture of multiple college entities nationwide. We also have developed extensive networks that we leverage on behalf of our clients. Our unique healthcare industry knowledge and networking capability allow us to consistently place nursing leaders and executives within colleges and universities nationwide.

Our History

Brooks Stockmon is the founder and owner of Stockmon Search. He offers over 15 years of experience in the field of recruitment and search, with over half that time spent recruiting in the field of healthcare. Before becoming involved in recruiting, Brooks owned his own healthcare insurance agency. In that role, he learned how to serve the needs of a wide spectrum of professional businesses. He’s made his home in several areas of the country, including the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast. This personal knowledge of the United States, as well as his experience with clients, facilitates his day-to-day recruitment processes.

For the last 12 years, Brooks has been recruiting solely for nursing professionals within academia. He’s gained an in-depth understanding of the needs of both nursing schools and nursing educators, and firmly believes in innovative and “outside the box” solutions. Brooks has a wide network of contacts in the field and prides himself on offering personalized attention and keen insight into the challenges of this unique niche.

With a host of affordable options, including both faculty and administrative leadership searches, he invites you to contact him to learn more. Brooks can provide career guidance for busy academic nursing professionals, as well as market guidance and competitive salary information to schools wishing to attract desirable candidates to their nursing schools.

Meet the Team


Brooks Stockmon

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Elsa Stockmon

Elsa M. Stockmon, Executive Administrative Assistant for almost 40 years with NextEra Energy, Inc. (parent Company of Florida Power & Light) a Fortune 500 Company; the last 20 years assisting three Presidents, CEO/Chairman and a number of Executive Vice Presidents. Prior to having completed and achieving a Certification in Business Administration (Office Management) from Miami Dade State College, graduated from Charron Williams Commercial College in Miami, Florida.


Robert Grant Harmon MSN. DNP(c). CRNA

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Rob Harmon retired from the U.S Army in 2011 with 27 years of military service. He then served as a consultant to the Texas state Guard in the rank of Colonel from 2013 to 2016. He completed his last deployment to Afghanistan in 2010 as a trauma anesthetist where he initially served with the British. Colonel Harmon started his military career as an enlisted soldier serving with Pershing Nuclear missiles in Europe during the cold war. He also served with 101st Airborne, Task Force 160th, and the 401st MPs. As an Army Nurse Corps officer, he worked in critical care, trauma, hospital administration, education, and anesthesia. He has experience in executive leadership and advance practice nursing, to include nursing education from vocational nursing to nursing anesthesia practice. He completed the Army and Air Force Officer Advance Course and is a graduate of Command and General Staff College. Rob is the recipient of many Military honors and awards to include the Bronze Star Medal. He has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Austin Peay State University, a Master of Science in Nursing from University of Texas Health Science Center Houston. He is a graduate of the prestigious Army Program in Anesthesia Nursing. He studied at Baylor College of Medicine and is now a DNP candidate at Adeline Christian University studying advance practice and executive leadership. He is the Author of the book, “Smiles are the Beginning of Laughter”. Rob and His wife JoAnn have four children and they have devoted themselves to the support of world missions and military family ministries. Rob serves as a recruiter and consultant for Stockmon Search Inc. His depth of experience in nursing education, and advance practice is a valuable resource for organizations seeking academic leaders or individual’s seeking leadership positions in nursing education.


Lisa Boland DNP

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Lisa Boland DNP, a Doctoral prepared nurse leader, is well known for her personal approach and commitment to make a difference in the lives of her clients. Lisa understands those silent nudges that come when it is time to make a career change and will take that first step with you, navigating the recruitment process allowing you to give focus on your daily priorities. Lisa’s career has evolved over many years a large integrated health network gaining unparalleled administrative nursing experience including nurse recruitment and retention. With this unique focus on recruitment and retention, Lisa aims to help nurse leaders in higher education make a career move that meets individual needs. Lisa holds a Doctorate degree in Executive Leadership from American Sentinel University and holds ANCC Nurse Executive Advance – Board Certification.


Dr. Melody Sharp, DNP, RN

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Dr. Sharp is an experienced executive leader in both the administrative and academic arenas. She has over 35 years’ experience in healthcare practice in various areas, more than 15 years in the educational setting. Melody is an innovative leader with a service excellence focus and expertise in healthcare academics, interprofessional education, business development, workforce development, and succession planning. She has a vast knowledge base and understanding for designing and implementing nursing programs while maintaining accreditation compliance. With this knowledge, she has had opportunities to sit on various accreditation boards. Melody’s passion is mentoring nursing faculty and leaders to gain the knowledge needed to advance their careers in the healthcare academic practice. Melody holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Case Western University in Educational Leadership.


Beth Wood, MEd

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Beth Wood, MEd, is an experienced executive leader in both the administrative and academic arenas. She has over 20 years of experience in the higher education setting as a faculty member, Director of Education, Academic Dean, and interim Campus President. Beth is an innovative leader with a service excellence focus and expertise in healthcare academics education. She has a vast knowledge base and understanding for sourcing, interviewing, and placing nurse educators while maintaining accreditation compliance. Beth’s passion is searching for and finding the right fit for nursing educators to advance their careers in healthcare and academic practice. She has honed her business skills, relationship-building skills, and recruiting skills by sourcing, interviewing, and hiring high-quality teams in the colleges where she worked all these years. She knows first-hand how vital it is to place the right person in the correct position! Beth holds a Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership.

“Our unique healthcare industry knowledge and networking capability allow us to consistently place nursing leaders and executives within colleges and universities nationwide.”

Brooks Stockmon