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Written by Administrator | 16 June 2010

    BIG NEWS...
    TransitionGuides has transitioned! 

      
    

 


As of January 2, 2014, we have joined Raffa PC

 This change allows us to continue to offer and further develop our search, sustainability, succession, and transition services and to offer a broader range of services. Our team, our work, and our commitment to outstanding service remain the same. For more information contact Karen Schuler regarding CEO and Senior Executive Search (kschuler@raffa.com) and Tom Adams regarding Sustainability, Succession & Transition Planning Services (tadams@raffa.com) For now you can continue to access the TransitionGuides website at www.transitionguides.com.

Please visit the Raffa website at www.raffa.com  to learn about the comprehensive services and benefits offered to the nonprofit community.

From the practical back office solutions that keep organizations compliant, effective and efficient to the deeper strategies that create sustainability, Raffa provides the financial and management expertise as well as accounting, consulting, and technology services that help organizations deliver on their promise to the community. Experience the Raffa culture of corporate citizenship and community commitment, and learn how passion for professional excellence and for making a difference merge for the better good.
While you are there, sign up for the Raffa newsletter to receive our timely articles and learn about the firm’s free Learning Community events.

 From the practical back office solutions that keep organizations compliant, effective and efficient to the deeper strategies that create sustainability, Raffa provides the financial and management expertise as well as accounting, consulting, and technology services that help organizations deliver on their promise to the community. Experience the Raffa culture of corporate citizenship and community commitment, and learn how passion for professional excellence and for making a difference merge for the better good.  

While you are there, sign up for the Raffa newsletter to receive our timely articles and learn about the firm’s free Learning Community events.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 10:07

Nonprofit Executive Searches

 

TransitionGuides is current conducting executive searches for the following positions:

 

The Association for Assessment and aaalacAccreditation of Laboratory Animal Care - Finance Manager

Location: Frederick, MD

The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) is seeking an experienced Finance Manager to lead and advance the organization’s day-to-day financial operations.

Headquartered in Frederick, MD, AAALAC is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science internationally through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs.  More than 925 companies, universities, hospitals, government agencies and other research institutions in 40 countries have earned AAALAC accreditation.  AAALAC also supports a broad-based education and outreach program including an annual international conference, a podcast, and complimentary webinars. AAALAC has an annual operating budget of $5.6 million and a staff of 17.  For additional information, please visit the organization’s website at www.aaalac.org. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Finance Manager is responsible for...CLICK HERE to read more.

 

 

The Center for Urban Families - cfuf

Director of Finance

Location: Baltimore, MD

The Center for Urban Families (CFUF) seeks a highly experienced Director of Finance to manage and enhance the organization’s finance and accounting functions to fully inform and support the goals outlined in CFUF’s Family Stability and Economic Success (FSES) Model. The position offers an exciting opportunity to lead the organization’s efforts to ensure the fiscal sustainability and efficiency of CFUF’s expanding portfolio of programmatic services.

CFUF is governed by a 19 member board of directors. The organization’s current budget is approximately $5.7M; CFUF has a staff of 40. Supporting the Chief Executive Officer, the senior leadership team currently includes the Chief Operating Officer, Director of Finance... CLICK HERE to read more. 

 

Conexx - CEO and Presidentconexx

Location: Atlanta, GA

Conexx, formerly The American-Israel Chamber of Commerce Southeast Region, is seeking an entrepreneurial CEO and President to build on its exceptional 21+ year history of helping Israelis and Americans create and nurture business relationships, with a focus on the Southeastern region of the United States.

Established in 1992 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Conexx seeks to build long term, sustainable relationships for its stakeholders, all of whom have an interest in increasing economic development in and between Israel and the Southeast. Since its founding, Conexx has been involved in successful transactions valued at over $1 billion. Conexx is governed by a 19-member Executive Committee... CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

Delta Community Supports - Chief Operating Officerdelta

Location: New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Delta Community Supports, Inc. is seeking a Chief Operating Officer who will oversee all programs and operations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Incorporated in 1977, Delta serves over 1,100 individuals and their families annually in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Delta employs approximately 700 staff in six offices across Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and has an annual budget of $31 million. For more information, please visit our website: www.deltaweb.org .

Reporting to Delta’s President and CEO, the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for leading, administering and managing all programs and operations consistent with Delta’s 5-year plan. He/she will lead the development of dynamic business systems that support current programmatic activities, build the capacity of the organization to support future expansion of all programs, and materially contribute to Delta’s long-term sustainability. CLICK HERE to read more.

 

 

Foodshare - President & CEOfoodshare

Location: Bloomfield, CT

Recognized as one of the most innovative, progressive and efficient food banks in the country, Foodshare offers a dynamic President & CEO (CEO) the opportunity to leverage significant community visibility and support to further our mission of ending hunger and alleviating poverty in Hartford and Tolland counties. We are actively implementing an aggressive 10-year plan to solve hunger in our region by mobilizing a community-wide effort to increase the amount of food available from all sources as much as possible AND reduce the need for emergency food by helping hungry people build their self-sufficiency.

Founded in 1982, Foodshare has become a leader in the fight against hunger locally, regionally and nationally. We distributed 12 million meals worth of food through our network of 300 partner agencies (food pantries, community kitchens, and local social service agencies) in 2014. Geographically, the counties that we serve have incredible wealth and equally incredible poverty. Nearly a decade ago, Foodshare was among the first food banks in the country to actively question...CLICK HERE to read more.

 

 

Innisfree Village - Executive Directorinnisfree

Location: Crozet, VA

Innisfree Village is seeking an Executive Director to lead this nonprofit, nonsectarian lifesharing community of adults with intellectual disabilities. The executive is responsible for overseeing a $2.8M budget, the 75 coworkers, volunteer caregivers, and long-term staff, and the day-to-day leadership of the community’s therapeutic, residential program. This individual will succeed the incumbent Executive Director who is retiring after 18 years leading the organization.

In existence for nearly 45 years, Innisfree is located in Crozet, VA, a rural community situated in the foothills near Charlottesville. The campus of Innisfree Village is 550 acres dedicated to fifteen residential homes, outdoor and indoor fitness/recreation, expressive therapies (such as music and art), and therapeutic workstations in gardening, weaving, woodworking, baking, cooking, and farming. Innisfree’s vision is to be a model therapeutic environment, emphasizing empowerment, interdependence, and mutual respect of all community members. For more information about Innisfree...CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

National Center for Healthy Housing - nchh

Executive Director

Location: Washington, DC

The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) seeks a dynamic leader who will be a beacon for healthy homes policy, research, advocacy and education and help us fulfill our vision of a healthy home for all Americans. NCHH encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of whether or not you feel you are a "perfect fit."

The National Center for Healthy Housing (NCHH) is the preeminent national nonprofit dedicated to securing healthy homes for all through the integration of health and housing science and policy. Since 1992, NCHH has collaborated with leaders in the public health, housing, and environmental communities to enact the changes needed to improve housing and hence, human, health. NCHH, with an operating budget of approximately $3 million, employs a dedicated staff of 11 and is governed by an engaged 17-member board of directors.  The organization is funded by a mix of sources, including government contracts, foundation grants, and individual contributions. NCHH’s primary office is in Columbia, MD, with a small office in Washington, DC. CLICK HERE to read more.

   
 

Rural Community Assistance Corporation - rcac

Chief Financial Officer

Location: West Sacramento 

Rural Community Assistance Corporation seeks an experienced, effective and strategic leader as its next Chief Financial Officer. Founded in 1978, RCAC is a multi-state nonprofit organization that builds the capacity of existing and creates new agencies that serve low-income people living in the rural west. RCAC gives small rural and tribal communities and other local agencies the tools necessary to improve their quality of life. RCAC provides a wide range of services, including technical assistance and training for environmental infrastructure; affordable housing, and economic and leadership development; and community development finance.

RCAC is governed by a geographically diverse 13-member board of directors. Headquartered in West Sacramento, RCAC serves 13 western states, with an estimated annual budget of approximately $15M. RCAC currently employs nearly 100 staff – located in 12 states -- with a West Sacramento-based senior management team that includes the CFO, and the directors of Human Resources; Lending and Housing Development;...CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation -shalem

Executive Director

Location: Washington DC

The Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation seeks a deeply contemplative, seasoned, and visionary leader to serve as their next Executive Director. Shalem’s mission is to nurture contemplative living and leadership. It is an organization dedicated to developing and supporting contemplative leaders and building a continuing awareness of the importance of contemplative practice in our daily lives. Shalem offers a wide variety of programs and resources for clergy, spiritual directors, lay leaders and individuals who desire to open themselves more fully to God in their daily lives and work.

Shalem is based in the diverse and rapidly expanding Brookland neighborhood in northeast Washington, DC. The organization is governed by an 18-member board of directors and is guided by a 12-person staff, including the Executive Director. In addition, Shalem programs are led by 37 adjunct staff members whose level of involvement with Shalem varies each year.  The organization’s current operating budget is $1M.  Shalem programs are uniquely experiential... CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

Vital Healthcare Capital - vcap

Business Development Director

Location: New York, NY

Exciting leadership position at the forefront of social finance and health.

Vital Healthcare Capital (V-Cap) is an innovative social impact fund (CDFI) supporting quality care and good healthcare jobs in low-income communities across the U.S.

V-Cap:

  • Provides catalytic financing to help great healthcare organizations to grow and change in a rapidly evolving healthcare sector;
  • Focuses on better integrated and person-centered care, especially for vulnerable populations: the elderly, at-risk youth, people with disabilities, and people with mental and behavioral health needs;
  • Prioritizes job quality for frontline healthcare workers, the fastest growing category of jobs;
  • Provides flexible business and facilities loans, as well as technical assistance on healthcare and workforce development, to healthcare providers and plans serving low-income communities.
V-Cap has support from an impressive consortium of foundations and financial institutions, has $25 million available for lending in 2015, and is poised to grow to a $100 million fund. CLICK HERE to read more.


 

Vital Healthcare Capital - vcap

Financial Analyst

Location: New York, NY

Vital Healthcare Capital (“V-Cap”) is a newly-launched, innovative social impact fund (CDFI) financing quality health care and good healthcare jobs in low-income communities across the U.S.

V-Cap provides catalytic financing and technical assistance to help excellent safety-net healthcare organizations innovate and grow in a rapidly evolving healthcare sector.  V-Cap focuses on integrated, person-centered care for low-income and vulnerable populations, including the elderly, at-risk youth, people with disabilities, and people with behavioral health needs.  V-Cap prioritizes healthcare organizations that enhance job quality and job skills for frontline healthcare workers.

V-Cap launched in 2014 with a $10 million business loan to a nationally recognized community-based health plan to finance the rapid expansion of a highly effective model of integrated care for hard to serve populations.  V-Cap has a pipeline of high impact projects...CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

The Walters Art Museum - wam

Director of Finance

Location: Baltimore, MD 

The Walters Art Museum is seeking a talented Director of Finance to lead the museum’s day-to-day financial operations, play a key role in the strategic direction of the museum, and ensure the organization’s accounting policies and practices are compliant and effective. Located in Baltimore, MD, the Walters Art Museum (the Walters) has a world-renowned collection of 33,000 objects, has a world-class conservation studio and program, and is a leader in the field of educational practice. The Walters has a staff of 140 full-time employees, an operating budget of $14 million, and an endowment of nearly $120 million. Annual attendance in FY 2014 totaled 170,000 visitors. Although admission is free for all, the Museum has a core of over 4,000 members. For more information, please visit our website:  www.thewalters.org.

The Director of Finance is a critical role in the fast-changing museum environment. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Finance will lead and manage all day-to-day finance operations, support the museum’s strategic planning process, and lead the on-going evolution of the Walters’ finance and accounting systems, policies, and...CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

The Walters Art Museum - wam

Revenue & Budget Administrator

Location: Baltimore, MD

The Walters Art Museum is seeking an experienced nonprofit finance professional to move into the new position of Revenue & Budget Administrator.  The Revenue & Budget Administrator will manage record keeping for the grants program, implement the on-going reconciliation between development and accounting systems, and support the annual budget development and reporting process. Located in Baltimore, MD, the Walters Art Museum (the Walters) has a world-renowned collection of 33,000 objects, has a world-class conservation studio and program, and is a leader in the field of educational practice. The Walters has a staff of 140 full-time employees, an operating budget of $14 million, and an endowment of nearly $120 million. Annual attendance in FY 2014 totaled 170,000 visitors. Although admission is free for all, the Museum has a core of over 4,000 members. For more information, please visit our website:  www.thewalters.org.

The Revenue & Budget Administrator (R&B Administrator) is a new and critical role in a fast-changing organization. Reporting to the Director of Finance, the R&B Administrator will have three primary roles: Overseeing financial record keeping for the grants program which consists of federal, state, city, corporation, foundation, and individual grants; working closely with the Museum’s Development Department to implement and manage an on-going reconciliation program between contributed revenue and the financial profit & loss...CLICK HERE to read more.
 

News

    BIG NEWS...
    TransitionGuides has transitioned! 

      
    

 


As of January 2, 2014, we have joined Raffa PC

 This change allows us to continue to offer and further develop our search, sustainability, succession, and transition services and to offer a broader range of services. Our team, our work, and our commitment to outstanding service remain the same. For more information contact Karen Schuler regarding CEO and Senior Executive Search (kschuler@raffa.com) and Tom Adams regarding Sustainability, Succession & Transition Planning Services (tadams@raffa.com) For now you can continue to access the TransitionGuides website at www.transitionguides.com.

Please visit the Raffa website at www.raffa.com  to learn about the comprehensive services and benefits offered to the nonprofit community.

From the practical back office solutions that keep organizations compliant, effective and efficient to the deeper strategies that create sustainability, Raffa provides the financial and management expertise as well as accounting, consulting, and technology services that help organizations deliver on their promise to the community. Experience the Raffa culture of corporate citizenship and community commitment, and learn how passion for professional excellence and for making a difference merge for the better good.
While you are there, sign up for the Raffa newsletter to receive our timely articles and learn about the firm’s free Learning Community events.

 From the practical back office solutions that keep organizations compliant, effective and efficient to the deeper strategies that create sustainability, Raffa provides the financial and management expertise as well as accounting, consulting, and technology services that help organizations deliver on their promise to the community. Experience the Raffa culture of corporate citizenship and community commitment, and learn how passion for professional excellence and for making a difference merge for the better good.  

While you are there, sign up for the Raffa newsletter to receive our timely articles and learn about the firm’s free Learning Community events.