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TG Joins Raffa

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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:
    

 

American Antitrust Institute - aai1

President and CEO

Location: Washington, DC

The American Antitrust Institute (AAI) is seeking a new President to succeed its nationally respected leader and founder Albert (Bert) Foer. After more than 17 years of building the AAI into a strong, credible, and effective proponent of the role of competition policy in the U.S. and abroad, Bert is retiring from the President position and will be stepping into a part-time, project-specific role at the end of 2014.

The new AAI President and CEO will bring a strong vision and passionate commitment to the advocacy and education roles of the AAI, as well as a proven track record in management, resource development and the facilitation of an expert volunteer base committed to its mission. CLICK HERE to read more.

 

 

Benedictine Programs and Services -bps
Director of Adult Services

Location: Ridgely, MD

Benedictine Programs and Services seeks a dynamic developmental disabilities professional to serve as its Director of Adult Services. This position offers the opportunity to build on the existing strengths and strategic direction of this highly respected nonprofit on Maryland’s eastern shore. As a member of the senior management team, reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Adult Services provides direction and leadership for the residential and vocational programs supporting adults with developmental disabilities.

The Director of Adult Services’ primary responsibility is to provide leadership to all of the aspects of the adult services program in Maryland and Delaware. S/he is responsible for the management and fiscal sustainability of the program and is charged with ensuring current and future success for residential and vocational services for adults with developmental disabilities served by the programs. CLICK HERE to read more.
 
 
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Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic     

Development - Executive Director

Location: Washington, DC

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) seeks an experienced, high energy leader with excellent fund raising, communication and management skills to lead this local membership association of organizations focusded on housing and ecomonic opportunities in Washington, DC.

CNHED leads nonprofit community development organizations in ensuring that residents with low and moderate incomes have housing and ecomonic opportunities in neighborhoods throughout the District of Columbia. A member-driven 501(c)(3) membership association that has nearly 140 members, CNHED is governed by a 16 member board of directors and has...CLICK HERE to read more.

  

 

Glacier National Park Conservancy-gnpc
Director of Development

Location: Columbia Falls, MT

The Glacier National Park Conservancy is seeking an entrepreneurial, energetic Director of Development to oversee all fundraising, development and Friends of Glacier activities and advance new initiatives to support the Conservancy’s strategic expansion.  The Glacier National Park Conservancy funds projects and programs that protect, preserve, and enhance the natural and cultural resources and the visitor experience of Glacier National Park. Based in Columbia Falls, the Conservancy is the philanthropic and outreach partner to Glacier National Park, providing strategic investment in preservation, education and research programs, and campaigns that engage visitors and supporters, sustaining Glacier’s heritage for generations to come. The Conservancy is governed by a 21-member national board of directors. The organization’s current budget is approximately $2.1M. The Conservancy is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit. Visit www.glacierconservancy.org for additional details and information.

Reporting to the President, the Director of Development works closely with the Board of Directors’ Development Committee and Glacier National Park’s leadership team to envision, develop, and implement... CLICK HERE to read more.

  

 

Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland - mowcm
Director of Development


Location: Baltimore, MD
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland seeks a seasoned Director of Development to provide robust, creative, and forward-looking leadership for its development efforts, to support an organization with an exceptional 50-plus year track record of helping Maryland’s homebound residents to age in place, affordably and with dignity.
The Director of Development (DoD) oversees all related fundraising and development activities, including designing and executing an annual comprehensive development strategy. The DoD will manage current relationships and foster new relationships to build the organizations’ visibility, impact, and financial resources through the solicitation of major gifts... CLICK HERE to read more.
 
 

Meals on Wheels People - Executive Director      logomealsonwheelspeople_bw         

Location: Portland, Oregon

Meals on Wheels People is seeking an Executive Director to lead this 43 year-old, community-based organization that strives to make sure no senior will go hungry or experience social isolation.Meals on Wheels People was founded in 1969 by three caring women who saw a community need that was not being met. They began to serve a hot lunch to about a dozen seniors, and delivered 14 Meals on Wheels on paper plates. Today, Meals on Wheels People produces 5,000 hot, nutritious meals five days a week in a 14,000 square foot kitchen located in the heart of Multnomah Village. 1.2 million meals were served in 2013. Meals are delivered to 35 senior centers through three local counties, where they are served in the local senior dining halls or delivered as Meals on Wheels to homebound elderly people. CLICK HERE to read more.

    

 

Mental Health Association ofmhafc
Frederick County - CEO


Location: Frederick MD
 
The Mental Health Association of Frederick County (MHA) seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial mental health or human services professional to serve as its next CEO. This position offers the opportunity to build on the existing strengths and strategic direction for this highly respected nonprofit organization that provides child and family-centered prevention programs, treatment, public education, advocacy, and innovative mental health programs in Frederick and four surrounding counties. CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

National Children's Center - Chief Executive Officerncc

Location: Washington, D.C.

The National Children’s Center (nccinc.org) is seeking a strategic, entrepreneurial Chief Executive Officer who can partner with the board, build internal and external relationships, and lead staff to achieve the Center’s vision. NCC’s mission is to provide a lifetime of opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. NCC partners with the people that we serve, their families and others in the community, to work toward a clear vision for the future.  We believe that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities should have every resource necessary to live, learn, work, grow and thrive in their community - which fully embraces them as valued and contributing members of society.

National Children's Center, Inc. (NCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides comprehensive and innovative services for 450 infants, children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the District of Columbia and Maryland. CLICK HERE to read more.

 
 

Parks & People - President and CEOpp

Location: Baltimore, MD

Parks & People Foundation (Parks & People) seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial professional to serve as its next President and Chief Executive (CEO). The volunteers and staff of Parks & People work to improve the environmental, physical and social health of Baltimore by creating a healthy environment and vibrant public recreation and parks system. The work happens through a unique collection of partnerships. Parks & People is creating real and sustainable change in Baltimore neighborhoods. Program areas include greening and watershed restoration programs, parks, youth sports, environmental education, and nature programs, after school programs, summer camps and research initiatives. Parks & People is governed by a 26 member board of directors and the organization’s operating budget is $6.1M with assets of $23.5M. There are 517 staff.  For more information, please visit:  www.parksandpeople.org.

The incoming CEO will inherit an organization with a strong track record of service, leadership excellence and collaboration, an excellent senior management team, a strong and dedicated board of directors and a unique business model. CLICK HERE to read more.


 

Turning Point Foundation - Executive Director

Location: Ventura Californiatpf20logo

Turning Point Foundation is seeking a proven leader with excellent communication, fundraising, and management skills who can guide this longstanding organization to the next phase of its growth and impact.

Turning Point Foundation is governed by an 11-member board of directors drawn from the Ventura County community. Turning Point’s current budget is $2.8 million and the organization has a support staff of 58.  A member of the California Association of Social Rehabilitation Agencies, Turning Point operates via a social rehabilitation model, anchoring its work with strong community-based mental health roots. Our founding Executive Director, Clyde Reynolds, will be retiring from the organization at the end of 2014.  CLICK HERE to read more.
 
 

Vital Healthcare Capital - vcap

Business Development Director

Location: New York, NY

Vital Healthcare Capital (V-Cap) is an emerging national community development financial institution supporting quality healthcare and good healthcare jobs in disadvantaged communities.  Based in New York City, V-Cap is poised to launch its operations at the beginning of 2014, and to grow to a $100 million loan fund over 5 years.  The Business Development Director (BDD) will be central to the organization’s success and growth.  This position represents a rare opportunity for a skilled credit professional to use his/her creativity, skills and experience to identify, source and develop innovative transactions, resulting in a high impact in this sector of major impact on the health, jobs, and well- being of disadvantaged communities in the U.S.

The Business Development Director will be responsible for building the pipeline for V-Cap products and services, including direct and brokered lending programs, working with potential borrowers to prepare financeable transactions, and developing relationships with potential borrowers and referral sources. CLICK HERE to read more.
 


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