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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 Arc Prince George's County - Executive Directorarcpg

Location: Largo, MD

The Arc Prince George’s County (The Arc) seeks a strategic, entrepreneurial, visionary Executive Director, with shared values for the principles that guide its work and a commitment to build on its successful history of serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families.

The Arc was founded in 1952 by a group of parents of children with developmental disabilities. Today, it is a $26 million organization with close to 600 staff members, including a senior management team of nine individuals. The Arc serves 2,200 individuals and families per year. The agency is a membership organization with nearly 700 members and a 16-member volunteer Board of Directors. For more information, visit our website at:  www.thearcofpgc.org.

The Arc’s mission is to offer a lifetime of support, understanding, and opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. 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.

 

 

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.

   

 

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.
 

 

VOICES for Utah Children - uc

President/CEO

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

VOICES for Utah Children (VOICES) is seeking a seasoned, visionary, and energetic leader with keen political instincts to lead this premier child advocacy organization that works to ensure the well-being of children and families in Utah through research, public awareness and advocacy.

Founded in 1985, VOICES for Utah Children is the only organization that documents the conditions of children in each of the state’s 29 counties, and advocates to improve those conditions. Their vision is that all children in Utah will be healthy and safe, ready for school, and economically secure in order to reach their potential, regardless of their race, ethnicity or zip code. They provide information, and communicate and collaborate with community partners to ensure every child in Utah has the opportunity to become responsible, productive adults. VOICES is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is governed by a 12-member volunteer board of trustees. CLICK HERE to read more.


 

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars - wc
Chief Financial Officer

Location: Washington, DC

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (The Center) seeks an experienced Chief Financial Officer to lead the organization’s financial management services and operations.  The new CFO will serve as the financial advisor to management, supporting the Wilson Center’s mission as the leading institution for in-depth research and open dialogue to inform actionable ideas for Congress and the broader policy community on global issues.  Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Center is the national memorial to President Wilson. The Center addresses issues through 14 program areas, hosts events throughout the year, and awards fellowships to nearly 160 scholars. The Center is governed by its own presidentially appointed board of trustees.  The Center’s annual operating budget is $26M, including a Federal appropriation of approximately $10M, private funding (grants and donations) of nearly $15M, and endowment payouts of a little over $1M. The Center employs a staff of 150 employees, including roughly 52 federal employees.  For additional information, please visit the Center’s website at www.wilsoncenter.org.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the CFO serves as the financial advisor to management, examining and reporting on financial work progress and program accomplishments.  The CFO leads the Center’s customer service-oriented finance department that supports programs and offices with separate budgets and funding/reporting cycles. 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.