About HPS

Healthcare Progressive Staffers (HPS) is a certified Veteran-Owned supplemental medical staffing agency with over 20 years of experience in Hospital, LTAC, Home Healthcare, and Hospice staffing. HPS services Hospitals, Emergency Medical Centers, Hospice, Rehabilitation Centers, Home Healthcare and Nursing Facilities.  Our main office is located in Greater Detroit and services clients throughout the United States. 

HPS maintains strong partnerships and is comprised of a dynamic team of medical professionals and industry leaders. All of our team members obtain the necessary certifications, clearances and requirements for government contract work.


Healthcare Progressive Staffers can facilitate the following government information:

DUNS # 081274822

CAGE # 84UN7

NAICS Codes: 561330, 621610, 623110, 623311, 623312


Charles W. Fair Jr.


Healthcare Progressive Staffers (HPS) Founder and CEO, Charles W. Fair Jr., is a U.S. Navy Veteran and native of Detroit, Michigan. Mr. Fair holds a Top Secret Security Clearance with a tenured background and 20 years experience in the following:

  • Logistics

  • Transport Services Planning and Development

  • Property Management

  • Project Management

Mr. Fair has operated and founded several successful startup businesses in the Greater Detroit Area with a mission to provide exceptional quality and one-of-a-kind services for its customers.


Patricia Orr


Patricia is our Senior Operations Manager.  She has over 20 years of experience in recruitment, onboarding, and compliance of Healthcare Professionals.  Her career started as a civilian government worker for several agencies.   Patricia completed her Associates degree at Highland Park Community College and later earned her BS in Healthcare Administration and minor in business  from the University of Detroit Mercy. 


Her ambition is to continue developing relationships and to provide clients and families with the best Healthcare Professionals.  


The team at HPStaffers is dedicated to making a difference in every patients’ life.


One Company, One Family, One Focus


Karren White


Karren has over 15 years of experience in Critical Care Units and over 10 years of experience as an assistant nurse manager/ supervisor/ charge nurse in which she supervised the work of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Nursing Assistants who provide care in both the ICU and routine care.  


Karren prides herself on engaging with patients, their family, caregivers as well as other healthcare providers to assure that a well-coordinated treatment plan is established and executed for patients. She has experience in caring for conditions varying from heart conditions, cardiac surgery, respiratory illness to vent acquiring patients. She strongly believes in working as a team works well with physicians to develop treatment plans for patients in intensive care units.    


As a nurse and staff supervisor, Karren has reviewed patient's charts to ensure care was implemented as the physicians' order. She provides education, information, direction, and support care-related goals of treating the patient. Not only does she lead by making sure the patients are receiving quality care while under her care, she also makes the necessary referrals to healthcare agencies, such as home health, as needed upon patients' discharge. She has in-depth knowledge of various software, advanced technology, and equipment with the perfect knowledge of medical terminology.      

Through her experiences, Karren has demonstrated strong leadership qualities by getting superior on her yearly evaluations. She is very careful and responsible towards healthcare, energetic and has a positive attitude with profound communication skills both written and verbal. Karren also participates in various committees and activities related to quality improvement.


Fernando D. Orr


Fernando D. Orr is our Director of Business Development and has a proven track record of solidifying major contracts in the healthcare industry. Within the over 15 years of experience, Mr. Orr has also in his own venture Gentia Behavioral Health Inc. captured a statewide contract with DHS while also securing a 3 year accreditation with CARF International. His innate ability to recognize new industry trends and bring on new business opportunities to create potential growth that leads to positive expansion has helped him continue successfully in this industry.