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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:

 

Baltimore Office of Promotionbopa
& The Arts -
Chief Financial Officer

Location: Baltimore, MD 

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) seeks a highly experienced, effective and strategic leader as its next Chief Financial Officer. BOPA produces high-quality programs, special events and festivals that stimulate communities economically, artistically and culturally. BOPA makes Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city.

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, serves as Baltimore City’s arts council, event center and film office, as well as manager of four city facilities. BOPA is governed by a 16-member board of directors and headquartered in downtown Baltimore.  The annual budget is approximately $6 million with a possible increase to $10 million over the next two years. BOPA employs 40 staff. The senior management team includes the Executive Director, Deputy Director and Directors of the following areas:  Communications, Cultural Affairs, Development, Events, Facilities, Festivals, Film, TV & Video, and Operations/Administration.  BOPA has reorganized and the current COO position is being replaced by a CFO...CLICK HERE to read more.

 


 

National Association of State Directors of Developmental nasddds
Disabilities Services - Executive Director

Location: Alexandria, VA

The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) is seeking a strategic, collaborative and visionary Executive Director, with broad experience, leadership qualities and a deep understanding of the values and principles that guide the provision of services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families.

Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, the National Association of States Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) represents the nation's agencies in 50 states and the District of Columbia providing services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The NASDDDS mission is to assist member state agencies in building person-centered systems of services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Governed by an eight-member board of directors, NASDDDS has an annual operating budget of $4.5M and a staff of 11. More information is available at: www.nasddds.org .

Under the leadership of the new Executive Director NASDDDS will continue to enhance the states’ ability to serve families and individuals by partnering with other organizations including federal agencies as well as national nonprofits, leveraging the capacity...CLICK HERE to read more.
 

 

Washington State Budget & Policy Center -wsbpc

Executive Director

Location: Seattle, WA

Since 2005, the Washington State Budget & Policy Center has worked to make economic security and social opportunity real for everyone living in our state, bringing fresh ideas along with high quality, credible and independent research and analysis. Now we're looking for a seasoned, visionary, and energetic leader with strong understanding of policy issues and how the legislative process works to lead this high profile public policy organization into its second decade.

The Budget &  Policy Center uses research and analysis to advance the well-being of Washington communities, improve the economic security and social opportunity of all in the state, and support the essential role of government in promoting a just and prosperous society. Our savvy analysis and use of strategic communications help reshape the conversation about the state's budget -- doing so in ways that throw light on concrete paths to improvement. We pay particular attention to how Washington’s spending and taxing disadvantage... 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 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 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.
 

 

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.
 

 

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.
 

 

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.

 

 

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.
 


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