Vetted Solutions - A Specialist Executive Search Company

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Executive Director,
Professional Liability Underwriting Society

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer,
National Court Reporters Association

Executive Director,
Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions

Executive Director,
Geoprofessional Business Association

Chief Executive Officer,
Control System Integrators Association

President,
El-Hibri Foundation

President,
Point of Purchase Advertising International

Chief Executive Officer,
Hemophilia of Georgia

Chief Operating Officer,
American Counseling Association

Senior Vice President, Strategic Partners Group,
CCA Global

Director of Stakeholder Engagement,
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

Communications Director,
Enterprise Wireless Alliance

Director of Accreditation,
Community Health Accreditation Program

Director of Publishing,
American Water Works Association

Director of Advocacy & Government Affairs,
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Director of Development,
OneVoice

Affiliate Relations Manager,
International Sign Association



Executive Director,
Professional Liability Underwriting Society

The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) is a rapidly expanding nonprofit organization with membership open to persons interested in the promotion and development of the professional liability industry.

The Society was founded in 1986 and since has grown from 300 members to more than 7,000 members, representing over 1,000 companies active in the many fields of professional liability, including underwriters, brokers, risk managers, program managers, attorneys, claims examiners, general agents, teachers/professors, and students.

PLUS has a $6 million annual budget, a staff of 14, and is currently seeking a successor to its long-serving Executive Director (ED), who leaves behind a solid foundation positioning the association for growth. This individual will work with a Board committed to maintaining and enhancing the organization’s tremendous value proposition.

The incoming ED of PLUS serves as the chief executive officer, managing the Society’s day-to-day operations, reporting directly to the Board of Trustees, serving as a professional advisor to the Board, making policy recommendations and implementing all policies the Board adopts. He or she guides the organization by developing positive working relationships with volunteer leaders to address PLUS’s mission and members’ needs in an acceptable and timely manner.

The ED is also responsible to guide and direct the many successful projects and programs (in a cost-efficient manner in accordance with the culture and brand of PLUS) creating strong working relationships with team members in order to attract and retain talented employees to implement the projects, programs and events that PLUS undertakes.

A successful candidate will possess a wide range of personality traits, work habits and communication and social skills necessary to work effectively within the association environment. This person will have both personal and professional integrity, good judgment, strong communication skills, and a professional appearance and presentation.

A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s or other advanced degree is preferred. A minimum of seven years of related experience in a senior management position is required. Experience as an ED, CEO, COO or other senior leadership position in an organization, either not- for-profit or for-profit, with direct management responsibility for a budget and staff of similar scope and size to PLUS.

Other proficiencies and best practices for the highest performers will include: Strategic vision & thinking; leadership, performance management; creativity; relationship building; integrity & compliance; coaching & developing others; recruitment & retention; financial skills; member focus; continuous learning and presentation skills.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com, or Peter Bisanz at +1 (202) 349-0882, peter.bisanz@vettedsolutions.com.





Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer,
National Court Reporters Association

The National Court Reporters Association (NCRA) is an individual membership society that is dedicated to advancing the interests of the court reporting and captioning profession. Founded in 1904, the NCRA serves 16,000 members. The mission of the NCRA is to promote excellence among those who capture and convert the spoken word to text by: transcribing testimony for legal purposes in the courtroom and deposition settings; providing CART (communications access realtime translation) services for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing; and broadcast captioning. NCRA is committed to supporting every member in achieving the highest level of professional expertise.

NCRA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. The CEO will lead NCRA’s continuing commitment to maintaining its high performance standards and stellar reputation in the face of technological change, evolving member needs, complex resource demands and a competitive marketplace for professional talent. The CEO will have overall responsibility for ensuring association growth, operational efficiency and financial stability, including direct oversight of a budget of nearly $7 million and a staff of approximately 30. The position will also involve guiding the National Court Reporters Foundation as its Executive Director and CEO. Responsibilities for the CEO include: managing the execution of the strategic plan in concert with the Board; providing fiscally responsible management and administration of financial planning and budgeting; creating new solutions for member engagement and retention through frequent interaction with them; and attracting new entrants to the profession by supporting schools and enhancing education methods. In addition, the CEO will oversee government relations, lobbying and PAC activities; and will represent the NCRA with other associations, industry, government, and the media to enhance the image of the association and the industry.

The organization’s new CEO and ED will possess an approachable, engaging and diplomatic manner that exudes genuine respect for people with diverse opinions and needs. The candidate should have outstanding verbal and written communication skills; a track record of leading an organization through significant change; and experience raising the visibility, relevance and understanding of a profession.

The successful candidate will possess at least 10 years of increasingly responsible association leadership experience including: financial oversight and responsibility; membership initiatives; education/certification programs; and marketing/public relations. Bachelor’s degree is preferred; CAE or Master’s degree is highly desirable. In addition, he/she will understand legal issues relating to association management, as well as the business sense and vision to anticipate and address significant industry challenges and opportunities.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Executive Director,
Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions

The Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) is an individual membership community that is dedicated to accelerating excellence in health care performance through quality education, innovation, advocacy and collaboration. Founded in 1975, ACEhp is the recognized leader and trusted partner striving to close gaps in health care delivery by translating the best science and knowledge into effective professional development. The community of 2,200 Alliance constituents and stakeholders include the broadest universe of medical and health care professions, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, technologists, and technicians, among others.

The ACEhp is currently seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director (ED). This position is responsible for day-to-day operations and the implementation of policies and programs of the organization as established by the Board of Directors. The ED is also responsible for the engagement and morale of staff and other contracted professionals; shall serve as corporate secretary; and shall be responsible for the financial stability of ACEhp, including: new revenue generation, budget development, and financial management. The ED of ACEhp will be an employee of SmithBucklin Corporation, with responsibility to the Board of Directors and shall report directly to the Vice President, SmithBucklin Health Care & Scientific Industry Practice.

The organization’s ED will have both personal and professional integrity, strong communication skills, and a professional appearance and presentation. The candidate must: be comfortable working with and taking direction from a board of directors comprised of individuals with diverse professional experience; possess a strong financial management track record with successful profit-and-loss accountability; and possess a significant knowledge of the field of CME/CE in the health professions and understands the issues that currently affect CME/CE. The successful candidate will have a 10-year track record working as a leader in a not-for-profit environment with demonstrated success in membership growth and financial accountability. He/she must also possess a bachelor’s degree at minimum; a master’s or an alternate advanced degree (e.g., MBA, Med, RN, RPh, PharmD, etc) is desirable. Attainment of or engagement toward the following certifications is also desirable: Certified Association Executive (CAE) and/or Certified Continuing Medical Education Professional (CCMEP).

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Executive Director,
Geoprofessional Business Association

The Geoprofessional Business Association (GBA) is currently seeking a new Executive Director (XD). GBA is a trade association representing companies that provide geotechnical, geologic, environmental, construction-materials engineering and testing, and related geoprofessional services. The association offices are presently in Silver Spring, MD, but will be re-established in the greater Washington, DC area by the new executive.

The new XD will work closely with the Board to increase revenue and identify new opportunities as they lead this organization through a structural transition from a long-standing association management partner to a stand-alone staff. This is an exciting opportunity for an association executive with a track record of leading an organization through change and growth.

The Executive Director will manage all aspects of the association and their duties will include: managing the secretariat office, including all staffing decisions; participating in Board and Committee meetings; making recommendations to the Board with respect to programs and policies; and serving as the primary liaison for the organization with external parties and the public.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred); proven management skills and a track record of successfully leading an association though a transition; demonstrated business and financial management knowledge; a dynamic personality; and the ability to work closely with a broad range of people within a very diverse cultural mix.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com, or Peter Bisanz at +1 (202) 349-0882, peter.bisanz@vettedsolutions.com.





Chief Executive Officer,
Control System Integrators Association

Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is a not-for-profit, global trade association for system integration companies. Founded in 1994, CSIA is an independent tax-exempt organization with nearly 500 member firms in 27 countries. The organization has annual revenues of about $1.5 million derived primarily from member dues, sponsorships, registrations, exhibitor fees, and advertising. The association administrative offices are headquartered in Madison, WI, though the successful candidate can be located anywhere in the United States.

Control system integrators design and implement sophisticated control systems for manufacturing, process and other industrial facilities. Using their knowledge of engineering, information technology and business, system integrators integrate plant equipment to automate manufacturing and processes from the plant floor to the enterprise level. CSIA seeks to give industries everywhere access to low-risk, safe and successful applications of automation technology by advancing the business practices of the system integration industry.

CSIA seeks to “raise the bar” by focusing on the following aims: improving the business skills of our members; helping integration firms of all sizes, engineering specialties, product experience and industry knowledge share their collective business wisdom to help control their individual destinies; providing a forum for members to discuss common business issues; enhancing the professionalism of independent control and information system integrators; communicating the resulting benefits to the broad business community.

The Chief Executive Officer of CSIA is responsible for providing staff leadership and direction as a steward of CSIA’s activities. This individual works closely with the Board’s Chairman and Directors, as well as other CSIA staff, on developing and implementing CSIA’s strategy plan, and the appropriate policies and programs, products, and services necessary to advance the interests of the membership and the system integrator industry. In concert with the Chairman, the CEO is called upon to act as a spokesperson and “face” for the association and the industry to a wide body of key constituents and the public. The CEO reports to the CSIA Board and works closely with a part-time Executive Director and an association management company.

In order to manage CSIA’s resources efficiently and responsibly and ensure its long-term vitality, the successful CEO candidate will have an undergraduate degree and a minimum of seven years of related experience in a senior management position. Experience planning and implementing strategy, developing performance indicators and measurement tools, and demonstrated success working with technical people and organizations are also key qualifications for this position. Experience managing financial operations for a significant business unit and serving as a principal spokesperson for an organization will further define a strong candidate.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





President,
El-Hibri Foundation

The El-Hibri Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation dedicated to building a better world by encouraging inter-religious understanding and by embracing the universally shared values of Islam: peace and respect for diversity. Established in 2001, the El-Hibri Foundation grew out of a long history of charitable giving by the El-Hibri family. The El-Hibri Foundation envisions a world in which respect for human dignity, equality and appreciation of diversity are cultural norms and nonviolent resolution of conflict is widely practiced.

Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the El-Hibri Foundation is currently seeking candidates for the position of President. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President will provide strategic leadership for the Foundation by working with Board members and the executive management team to establish the Foundation’s long-range vision, strategies and goals as articulated in the five-year Strategic Plan and annual Operational Plan.

This individual will also provide leadership and management to develop policies and procedures that will ensure that the mission and core values of the Foundation are properly implemented; represent the Foundation at meetings, conferences and other events as well as with the media; collaborate with the executive management team to develop and execute plans to achieve the growth and development objectives of the Foundation; formulate programmatic and grant-making recommendations for the Board; foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the Foundation that promotes effective teamwork, encourages creative thinking and respects cultural diversity; oversee the development of annual operational plans and the management of financial and accounting activities; ensure the Foundation’s effective use of financial and human resources; hire all staff; and supervise the executive management team.

Successful candidates should have a bachelor’s degree; 10 years of experience in senior level leadership positions; extensive experience dealing with complex management decision-making and human resources challenges; experience with the fields of peacebuilding and/or inter-religious cooperation; a commitment to the mission of the Foundation; appreciation for cultural and religious diversity; analytical and problem solving abilities; and exemplary verbal and written communication skills.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com, or Peter Bisanz at +1 (202) 349-0882, peter.bisanz@vettedsolutions.com.





President,
Point of Purchase Advertising International

Point of Purchase Advertising International (POPAI) seeks a new president to lead this established and respected organization in its continued growth through further expansion of its value to the global in-store marketing community.

POPAI’s president will serve as the nexus of the association’s collective efforts to promote, protect and advance the interests of its members, including such key organizations as consumer product companies, retailers, agencies and display producers. The president will work closely with Board committees and directors, as well as key members of the association’s 1,400 member companies in 45 countries, to develop and implement an effective strategy for maintaining POPAI’s relevance and value to members, and its reputation for superior quality research, teaching, recognition and promotion of in-store marketing expertise and effectiveness. The President will have direct responsibility for increasing participation in association events such as major stand-alone, regional and national multi-day educational conferences. He or she also will be chief custodian of the association’s solid reputation and the principal face of POPAI to current and prospective association members, driving growth in membership and revenues. In addition, the President will direct the activities of POPAI staff to assure their optimal effectiveness and guide the responsible use of financial resources. Operating from POPAI’s headquarters in Chicago, the president also will be expected to pay special attention to activities in developing regions and among POPAI’s 20 established international chapters.

The ideal candidate for this position will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, preferably with a major focus on business administration, marketing or a related field. Seven to 10 years of demonstrated success in sales or business development also is important. Other key considerations will include knowledge of marketing and retail environments, productive experience in an association setting and proven abilities in team management and development. Those with a clear history of confidence and initiative in setting and achieving goals will have an advantage.

Strategic perspective, good judgment and personal integrity are essential to success as POPAI president. In addition, the president must possess strong interpersonal skills and superior communication capabilities, with the capacity to represent POPAI effectively among widely diverse audiences and constituencies. The president will be highly creative, with the capacity to educate, persuade and build support for POPAI among not only association members but also the many groups and individuals important to POPAI in its research activities, educational programs, promotional and learning events, and other elements of the association’s highly diverse programmatic activities. The ability to lead, inspire and develop the full potential of others is highly important, as is a corresponding capacity to cultivate productive, lasting relationships.

As president, the successful candidate will be judged on the basis of his or her ability to increase association membership, increase non-dues revenues and successfully raise the visibility and relevance of the association to the in-store marketing community around the globe.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is by James Zaniello, Judy Walker and Tiffany McCarty, Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Telephone: +1 (202) 544-4749. Email: jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Chief Executive Officer,
Hemophilia of Georgia

Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG), a leader in inherited bleeding disorders services, including hemophilia, von Willebrand Disease and certain platelet disorders is seeking a CEO who is a business savvy, visionary leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The CEO, who will follow a retiring, long-tenured CEO, will work closely with the Board of Directors and staff to advance the mission of HoG to ensure that people affected by bleeding disorders live as normally and productively as possible.

Headquartered in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, HoG is a 41 year-old, $65 million organization with a staff of 42, serving more than 1,400 individuals with inherited bleeding disorders. The organization provides specialty pharmacy services, outreach and education. It facilitates the shipment of donated products from the World Federation of Hemophilia to countries that otherwise would have no access to care and treatment. It also funds treatment centers and research, as well as running Camp Wannaklot, the largest single-state camp in the country for children with bleeding disorders.

Candidates for this position should have an undergraduate degree in a health related or business field with a master’s degree preferred, and at least five years’ experience as a CEO or senior executive in a healthcare organization, with strong knowledge of reimbursement and service delivery. Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others and proven ability to work effectively in a team environment are several of the criteria required for this position. Experience working with a Board of Directors; a strong background in financial planning, management and budgeting; an ability to form and sustain collaborative relationships; and federal and/or state advocacy experience are also important.

Key responsibilities include working within the Policy Governance model of the board-CEO relationship, leading a dedicated and skilled team, overseeing all aspects of fiscal management, leading the strategic planning process, sustaining and growing the specialty pharmacy component and advocating both on the state and federal level to insure funding for programs that benefit those with bleeding disorders.

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For further information and/or confidential consideration or referrals, please contact Jim Zaniello at +1 (202) 544-4749, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com, or Evelyn Savage at +1.908.334.6921, evelyn.savage@vettedsolutions.com.





Chief Operating Officer,
American Counseling Association

The American Counseling Association is a individual membership society that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world’s largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings. The mission of the ACA is to enhance the quality of life in society by promoting the development of professional counselors, providing members with professional development, continuing education opportunities to develop individuals’ skills and expand their knowledge base, advocacy services, credibility, and networking opportunities. The ACA has 20 chartered Divisions and 56 branches across the U.S., and is the world’s largest counseling organization.

ACA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Chief Operating Officer. This position is responsible for assisting the CEO as the senior executive to the CEO and will collaborate on a team environment to ensure effective services to members and manage key external relationships. In conjunction with the CEO, the COO will drive strategy for the organization, ensuring a high level of collaboration between the staff and volunteer leadership of the organization, so ACA continually exceeds the expectations of its members. The COO will lead strategic planning, and set up objectives to further the organization’s purposes, as well as develop work plans to ensure objectives are met. This person will also manage the organization’s finances, including building a $12 million budget, and will mentor staff within the organization, create a team environment to foster ACA’s desired outcomes, and create an office environment and technology capabilities that foster effective operations.

The organization’s new COO will have both personal and professional integrity, strong communication skills and a professional appearance and presentation. The candidate will need to be a superior communicator, both verbally and in writing, to effectively communicate ideas, plans, and goals. He/she will also be able to oversee the membership strategy for the organization, including: supporting the development and implementation of membership retention strategy; supporting the development of strategic marketing plans to attract and increase membership; and supporting membership recruitment and retention initiatives. The candidate will be able to manage others, assist them to set goals that are challenging, provide feedback and reinforce behavior, and be open to receiving feedback. The candidate will be able to build strong teams, through relationship building, recruitment, and retention of staff.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and at least 10-15 years of experience in association management, including significant experience in human resources, financial and fiscal responsibility, or equivalent experience in other areas. He/she will also have proven leadership skills and be a strong team leader, a creative problem solver, have an ability to delegate appropriate responsibilities, as well as an easygoing personality. A CAE is preferred.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Senior Vice President, Strategic Partners Group,
CCA Global

CCA Global is a cooperative corporation that is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, with 14 distinct businesses in the flooring, lighting, and biking industries and operating in over 2,700 locations. In the aggregate, they produce annual sales exceeding $10 billion. CCA Global Partners is a leader in developing programs and services that help independent business owners reach a higher level of success both personally and professionally. The company has headquarters offices in Manchester, New Hampshire, and St. Louis, Missouri.

For seasoned strategic leaders and sales executives, CCA Global is currently seeking candidates for the position of Senior Vice President, Strategic Partners Group, to be based in the organization’s St. Louis headquarters. This position is responsible for developing profitable, incremental sales programs for CCA Global’s membership as well as developing profitable revenue streams for the organization. The Senior Vice President, Strategic Partners Group is responsible for leveraging CCA’s collective size and strengths to secure strategic partner relationships for CCA’s members that are normally reserved for national retailers. One key focus is relationships with insurance companies. This position also has responsibility for management and growth of a contractor cooperative and relationships with national “back office” programs provided to the membership, such as credit card processing.

The Senior Vice President, Strategic Partners Group, will also assume full P&L and business responsibility for the group; proactively maintain and grow existing partnerships; identify opportunities for existing accounts and programs to be expanded within the CCA family; provide new product and service opportunities for the CCA membership; phase out accounts and programs that no longer fit the CCA profile or are not generating sufficient, profitable revenue for CCA or the members; identify, sell, and launch new partnerships that will provide profitable sales opportunities for the membership; broaden and deepen existing relationships that are profitable for the members; establish, monitor and maintain performance standards for the membership; keep CCA “top of mind” with members and within the partner organizations; resolve both individual and partner-wide problems as needed; serve as the liaison between the partners and the individual members to assist in problem identification and resolution; and develop education and training for members to advance their relationship programs.

Successful candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree, preferably in business; 20 years of sales or marketing management experience, either within or selling to large, national companies and dealing with officer-level individuals at those companies; supervisory experience; business management and P&L experience; excellent presentation skills, with the ability to communicate with a broad range of constituents; the ability to find creative solutions to complex situations; strong organizational and time management skills; the ability to work independently; the highest standards of personal and professional ethics and integrity; and superior interpersonal and listening skills.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Director of Stakeholder Engagement,
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in Rockville MD.

RAPS is currently seeking candidates for the position of Director of Stakeholder Engagement. The Director will work to increase the level of stakeholder engagement and build a lively community of regulatory professionals. This individual will also develop RAPS chapters by employing new business models and find new ways to strengthen membership retention. This person will develop long and short term goals for membership, volunteering, and development, as well as for effective programming and recruitment.

An effective Director of Stakeholder Engagement will be able to manage metrics such as acquisition costs, renewal rates, and lifetime value for membership, and employ them to understand trends, influence strategy, and evaluate campaigns and approaches. He or she will also be able to develop and update policies for data collection for implementation at the chapter level. This person will also be able to develop strong relationships with each of the chapter’s leadership teams, and provide assistance with goal development, as well as plans, strategies, and budgets to achieve those goals.

The Director will have one direct staff report, and must be a strong manager and communicator. He or she will also be a strategic thinker, and will be able to anticipate future trends in order to build membership and levels of engagement. This individual will have strong experience with project management, and will be able to manage and prioritize various responsibilities and priorities. Other necessary skills include: ability to build strong relationships, marketing savvy, ingenuity, ability to monitor operational performance, skills in guiding, mentoring, and supervising staff and volunteers, and the capability to embrace change.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or a related field, and at least five years of experience in marketing, product management, and member or customer relations. He or she will have a proven track record of innovation, demonstrated success in building a business, and have the ability to balance strategy with tactical execution. For-profit and nonprofit experience will both be considered. An MBA or other advanced degree, and a Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation is preferred.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Communications Director,
Enterprise Wireless Alliance

The Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA), located in Herndon, VA, is a leading national association for business and industrial two-way radio communications users, dealers, equipment manufacturers, and related industry partners. With over 60 years of experience and innovation, EWA strongly advocates for favorable public policy on behalf of its 700+ member organizations, and provides important membership and business services such as FCC license management and customized reporting designed to generate new sales leads.

As the lead communication strategist for EWA, the communications director is responsible for creating, implementing and driving the overall communications and outreach strategies in support of the Alliance’s activities, products and services. In addition, the director will create a public relations strategy that will identify, create and manage relationships with trade and national media, allied organizations, opinion leaders and influencers to build and enhance EWA’s reputation for quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction. As an integral member of the team, the communications director reports to the director of sales and services and works very closely with the executive leadership.

The ideal candidate is a creative, strategic thinker with exceptional writing, editing and verbal skills. The communications professional must be adept at working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment with the ability to juggle multiple priorities while advancing EWA’s mission. With a keen understanding of the priorities important to those in the telecommunications industry, the director must to be able to proactively pitch stories to various media outlets including trade and national publications. Candidates should have experience with a wide range of communication platforms such as email, press releases, newsletters, trade publications, social media, speech writing, developing web content, blogs, etc. The director will have experience developing metrics to ensure external communication efforts are reaching appropriate audiences and that EWA is viewed as the thought leader on issues relating to land mobile (two-way) radio and wireless telecommunications.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Tiffany McCarty may be reached at +1 (202) 650-5527 or tiffany.mccarty@vettedsolutions.com.





Director of Accreditation,
Community Health Accreditation Program

Director of Accreditation - Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) Created in 1965 and located in Downtown Washington, DC, the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) is an independent, not-for-profit accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care and is the oldest national, community-based accrediting body with more than 5,000 agencies currently accredited nationwide. Some of the programs and services that CHAP accredits include Home Health, Hospice, Pharmacy, Public Health and Community Nursing Centers and it is structured to support various business types such as start-ups to seasoned national firms.

CHAP is currently seeking candidates for the role of Director of Accreditation for which the individual is responsible for daily operations related to all accreditation activities, as well as collaborating in the selection, training and evaluation of Site Visitors and will report to the Senior Vice President for Accreditation. In addition, the Regional Director reviews Site Visitor reports for accurate and consistent application of CHAP Standards of Excellence; finalizes accreditation findings and request-for-organization Plans of Correction in response to all deficiencies; plans for and executes Board of Review process, as well as timely follow-up of accreditation determinations and correspondence. The Director of Accreditation also participates in Performance Improvement activities; and collaborates with and assists other departments to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and CHAP policies and to ensure CHAP accredited organizations improvement and satisfaction.

Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in nursing or a health-related field, with a master’s degree preferred, or at least 8 years of commensurate experience; knowledge of Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health, hospice and/or Medicare supplier and quality standards; familiarity with advocacy or government relations; experience managing a professional staff and setting/maintaining clear and consistent standards for staff performance; high level of energy and focus on customer satisfaction; and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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For further information and/or confidential consideration or referrals, please contact Jim Zaniello at +1 (202) 544-4749, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com, or Evelyn Savage at +1.908.334.6921, evelyn.savage@vettedsolutions.com.





Director of Publishing,
American Water Works Association

Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.

A great opportunity exists for an executive caliber professional to lead AWWA's Publishing department in our goal to provide world respected technical information to the water community. The Director of Publishing is responsible for developing and leading the strategic direction of AWWA’s $7 million publishing operation which includes content development, sales, marketing, and production (print and electronic) for periodicals, books, website, video, software, online, and other formats as may be needed. As a seasoned publishing executive, the ideal candidate is a strategic visionary with high ethical standards and an ability to successfully execute highly visible initiatives and projects.

AWWA’s publishing department is going through significant technical and cultural transitions. The new Director will be responsible for driving change in order to remain relevant as well as offer superior content to members and other consumers alike. He or she must be able to juggle multiple priorities including increasing publications sales, creating a digital work flow process, investigating and implementing a subscription model, and creating a strong, collaborative team environment.

Based in AWWA’s headquarters in a suburb of Denver, CO, the Director reports to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and manages a staff of 32 through eight direct reports including: Sr. Business Analyst; Sr. Manager of Digital Production Systems; Sr. Manager of Web and Online Content; Sr. Manager of Periodicals; Sr. Manager of Editorial Development and Production; Manager of Product Acquisition and Development, Books and Media; Sr. Manager, Publications Marketing; and Sr. Administrative Assistant. In addition, the Director of Publications is part of the senior management team.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Tiffany McCarty may be reached at +1 (202) 650-5527 or tiffany.mccarty@vettedsolutions.com.





Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs,
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

The American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is the national society representing approximately 9,000 physiatrists — physicians who are specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation — from the United States and over 40 countries. The organization has and operating budget of $11 million, and it Annual Assembly each fall is one the largest meeting of physiatrists in the world, attracting roughly 2,000 attendees each year. The AAPM&R’s mission is to serve its member physicians by advancing the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, promoting excellence in physiatric practice and advocating on public policy issues related to persons with disabling conditions.

AAPM&R is currently seeking candidates for the position of Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs, to be based in Washington, D.C. The Director will lead and coordinate a broad range of issues across the health policies practice. The Director also represents the Academy and PM&R specialty in Washington, D.C., working directly with Congressional leaders, administration officials and the Washington, D.C. counsel. This individual will lead legislative and regulatory analysis, monitor legislative activity and collaborate with the team to coordinate state-level and grassroots activities regarding legislation and build effective coalitions to advance the Academy’s advocacy priorities.

The organization’s new Director will have both personal and professional integrity, strong leadership skills and a professional appearance and presentation. The candidate will need to be a superior communicator, both verbally and in writing, to effectively communicate ideas, plans, and goals. The new Director will also be creative and address problems and challenges proactively, moving beyond standard methods and solutions. This individual will have strong relationship building skills, a strong customer focus, and will be willing to go above and beyond to anticipate needs, provide information and develop solutions for members.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree and at least 10 years of experience in a government affairs-related role at a health care related organization. This person will be able to quickly analyze information as well as understand political impact, and present this information clearly to stakeholders. Knowledge of health care issues and rehabilitation medicine, as well as medical association experience, is a plus. This individual will also have proven leadership skills and be a strong team leader, have superior time management skills, and be able to work effectively both in groups and individually. A Master’s degree is preferred.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Director of Development,
OneVoice

OneVoice is the flagship undertaking of the PeaceWorks Foundation and is an international mainstream grassroots movement. It aims to amplify the voice of Israeli and Palestinian moderates, empowering them to seize back the agenda for conflict resolution and demand that their leaders achieve a two-state solution. The Director of Development position is based in OneVoice’s New York City office.

This is a terrific opportunity for someone who is committed to the work of the organization, excited about making a difference, and is energetic in donor outreach. The Director of Development will:
• Create an annual fundraising plan and lead implementation of all development activities
• Coordinate implementation of a plan to diversify and expand OneVoice’s donor base
• Research/establish relationships with family and private foundations and corporations as well as the federal government
• Manage staff that write grant proposals and promotional materials – and will be engaged in writing themselves
• Manage fundraising events
• Maintain accurate donor database records

Our ideal candidate is someone who:
• Has a proven track record of development in this space to fund media programs and grassroots campaigns among other priorities
• Possesses an in-depth understanding of the Arab-Israeli conflict
• Is excited about growing a fundraising program and has ideally done so already
• Can share our story with donors and prospects in a compelling way
• Will work closely with the CEO on all aspects of fundraising and will work with the Board of Directors to help position them as leading fundraisers on our behalf
• Skilled in building and engaging Boards of Directors
• Experience securing grants from the federal government is preferred

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Jim Zaniello may be reached at +1 (202) 544-4749, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com, or Peter Bisanz at +1 (202) 349-0882, peter.bisanz@vettedsolutions.com.





Affiliate Relations Manager,
International Sign Association

The International Sign Association (ISA) represents manufacturers, suppliers, and users of on-premise signs and sign products from the United States and 60 countries around the world. ISA and its Affiliated Associations work to support, promote, and improve the worldwide sign and visual communications industry. The association is devoted to supporting, promoting and improving the sign and visual communications industry through government advocacy, education and training programs, technical resources, stakeholder outreach and industry networking events. Located in Old Town Alexandria, VA, ISA has a staff of 24 and a budget of $7M.

Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing, Membership, and Communication, the Affiliate Relations Manager is responsible for creating, building and maintaining effective relationships with members of ISA. This newly created position will work directly with each affiliated association (AA) executive director to ensure all their needs at the local level are being supported at the national level. As ambassador to the Affiliates, the manager serves as the conduit between ISA and the Affiliates to better help ISA understand the needs and issues of the Affiliate members. In addition, the position will proactively communicate to the Affiliates on available resources provided by corporate ISA that will help their strategic objectives such as grow and retain membership, understand state and federal advocacy efforts, provide affiliate-specific marketing and communication, educational programs as well as additional networking opportunities at ISA Sign Expo.

The ideal candidate must be a high-energy, creative and strategic thinker with the ability to develop and cultivate relationships with all stakeholders important to ISA, including key member segments such as Direct Sign Company members. It is critical that the manager have superior verbal and written skills and an ability to give presentations, sometimes at a moment’s notice. As a proactive problem-solver who has a pulse on the trends affecting the sign industry, the manager will help affiliate members identify potential opportunities and challenges as well as offer assistance as appropriate. It is expected that the selected candidate will have a passion for serving the needs of the members and provide exceptional customer service at all times.

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Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to the executive search firm. The search is being conducted by Vetted Solutions, 888 16th Street NW, Suite 800, Washington DC 20006. Tiffany McCarty may be reached at +1 (202) 650-5527 or tiffany.mccarty@vettedsolutions.com.





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