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Director of Development,
International Biomedical Research Alliance

Vice President, Human Resources,
American Institute of Architects

Chief Executive Officer,
Pediatric Cancer Foundation

Chief Financial Officer,
InfoComm International

Chief Learning Officer,
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

President,
Regional Airline Association

Executive Director,
Professional Liability Underwriting Society

Executive Director,
Geoprofessional Business Association

Chief Operating Officer,
American Dental Hygienists’ Association

Chief Operating Officer,
American Society for Quality

Director of Technology,
CoreNet Global

Senior Vice President, Strategic Partners Group,
CCA Global

Vice President, Market Research
Cruise Lines International Association

Director of Development,
OneVoice




Director of Development,
International Biomedical Research Alliance

The International Biomedical Research Alliance (Alliance) is a unique collaboration among the academic, private sector and financial communities to support an important program for training and developing exceptional leaders in global biomedical research. The Alliance seeks a dynamic, innovative candidate to serve as Director of Development – an individual capable of working effectively with the Board and other Alliance leaders to identify the sources of financial support needed to maintain and expand the association’s diverse activities, and to create the effective strategies needed to build strong, supportive and lasting relationships with them.

The Director of Development, who will preferably be located in the greater Washington, D.C. area, will be a key member of the Alliance leadership team, with major responsibilities critical to the effectiveness and further development of this decade-old organization. The Alliance conducts programs and events and provides financial and other forms of support for the National Institute of Heath’s Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program and its various activities, the premier global training pathway for potential and emerging biomedical research leaders. The Alliance’s success in helping maintain standards of excellence, promoting innovation and speeding and enriching the learning experience for exceptional scholars is based on a commitment to a collaborative, international approach to biomedical research and a culture of inclusive, shared learning.

The Director of Development will be expected to work closely with the Board of Directors to develop and implement a successful plan for diversifying and expanding the organization’s donor base and its universe of supporters. He or she must identify and develop positive relationships with corporations, foundations, high net-worth individuals and other potential supporters, acting through an effective annual fundraising plan designed to create the robust pipeline of the funds essential to the Alliance’s work. The Director must be capable of creating effective grant proposals, fundraising reports and various other tools important to the conduct and administration of the Alliance’s fundraising efforts. In this role, the Director also will serve as a primary ambassador for the Alliance with a wide range of external audiences currently or potentially important to the association’s success.

The ideal candidate for the position will have a bachelor’s degree and a track record of working effectively with others, especially those in high-level positions within the biomedical academic world, the public policy community, the private sector, the financial community, and the charitable world. Success in fundraising is an important asset. Demonstrable knowledge of the unique nature of the learning community and biomedical environments would be preferred.

To be successful, the Director should possess strong organizational skills as well as superior capabilities in written and oral communications. He or she must have the interpersonal skills - including the capacity to listen - needed to establish close relationships with diverse audiences and to represent the Alliance effectively and persuasively with an array of potential audiences. The ability to communicate in an effective and timely manner with Directors, members of the Alliance Development Committee and other organizational leaders is key.

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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.





Vice President, Human Resources,
American Institute of Architects

Since its founding more than 150 years ago, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has become the leading association for licensed architects, emerging professionals, and allied partners, helping its members to meet the rising need for more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, as well as five international components, the Washington, D.C.-based organization provides valuable tools and resources for its members important to their business performance and career development. AIA also serves as a respected and influential advocate for the architectural community with civic and government leaders and the public in finding solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation, and world. Through its diverse activities, AIA plays a leading role in building public recognition of the architectural community and the valuable role it plays in our modern society.

AIA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Vice President, Human Resources. As a key member of the national AIA management team, the Vice President will provide direction and effective management of the full range of activities carried out by the Human Resource function. The Vice President will report to and partner with the Chief of Staff on the ongoing transformation of the organization, leading change management efforts as well as driving organizational effectiveness strategies. He or she also will be responsible for providing the vision and leadership needed to enrich AIA’s ability to anticipate the evolving needs and expectations of its members worldwide, and to develop the appropriate tools, resources and innovative assistance valued by members. The Vice President will be an experienced and capable functional manager and administrator.

In addition to directing a staff of three full-time employees and overseeing the function’s budget, the Vice President will interact regularly with other members of the AIA senior leadership team, AIA trustees, vendors and outside specialist service providers, and other audiences and constituencies important to AIA’s success. He or she will be expected to build constructive relationships that drive organizational growth and success, based not just on the efficiency and effectiveness of the HR function, but also on the VP’s ability to serve as a trusted advisor and ally to others across the organization.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, psychology or a similar field as well as a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience and proven accomplishment in human resource program initiatives. Experience as a contributing staff member for an association, nonprofit organization or similar professional service firm is a definite plus, as is direct involvement with significant organizational change or transformation. SPHR credential is strongly desired. Knowledge of the existing and emerging legal and regulatory environment, as well as other important HR-related issues, is essential, as is familiarity with best practices for a high-performing HR function.

The Vice President must be an energetic, goal-oriented individual, with a problem-solving mindset and drive to achieve. As an important ambassador for AIA among members and other critical audiences, the Vice President must possess exceptional interpersonal skills and communication capabilities, with an outgoing personality that engages and inspires others.

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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) 427-3623, peter.bisanz@vettedsolutions.com.





Chief Executive Officer,
Pediatric Cancer Foundation

The Pediatric Cancer Foundation (PCF), located in Tampa, FL, funds research focused on finding better, innovative therapies for eliminating childhood cancer. Since its founding in 1991, PCF has successfully partnered with pre-eminent researchers at leading hospitals nationwide, providing more than $6 million for research, primarily through its well-known Sunshine Project. Building on this solid foundation, PCF now seeks a CEO capable of working with the board and other key stakeholders to guide the foundation to its next, higher level of development.

The CEO will drive the organization’s expansion strategy and lead PCF’s on-going efforts to develop, administer and deliver a range of programs and activities supporting the goal of eliminating childhood cancer. But beyond these operational duties, the CEO also will be called upon to provide insightful strategic direction for PCF’s further growth and development, and to publicly champion the work and interests of PCF among a wide variety of external and internal constituents and potential supporters. He or she will be the principal financial steward for the foundation, with responsibility for all budgeting and financial functions, including the generation of the financial support needed to fund an ambitious program of activities advancing PCF’s goals and objectives. The CEO will work closely and collaboratively with PCF directors, as well as serving as the public face of PCF to wide segments of the medical, charitable and other communities important to the foundation’s work and success.

The ideal candidate for the position will possess a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years demonstrable accomplishment in a senior organizational management role. Budget management skills are essential, and evidence of success in dealing constructively with diverse constituent groups is highly desired. The ability to lead effectively and generate enthusiasm and engagement in shared commitment to achievement is a major advantage, especially among donor groups and other potential allies in PCF’s continuing activities. Knowledge of the unique nature of the medical and nonprofit communities is helpful.

The CEO will have exceptional communication skills, notably in public speaking and other interpersonal situations. The ability not only to think strategically but also to express that thinking clearly and effectively to diverse audiences is important. The CEO will be called upon to lead others through example, evidencing the commitment, integrity and goal-orientation at the heart of PCF’s mission and objectives. In this role, the CEO will be expected to maintain working relationships with an exceptional range of people important to PCF’s success, from directors and donors, to internal staff and volunteers, and beyond.

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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, Cathy Brown cathy@vettedsolutions.com, or Evelyn Savage evelyn.savage@vettedsolutions.com.





Chief Financial Officer,
InfoComm International

InfoComm International, the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide, seeks a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to lead both as the operational guide and champion for its diverse business service functions and as a key member of the senior management team tasked with providing comprehensive stewardship of the organization’s current and future success.

With offices and locations in more than 80 countries around the world, InfoComm is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, provides educational opportunities and extensive resources for more than 5,000 members, as well as hosts leading trade shows, roundtables and other events that help build both the professional capabilities of its members and expand recognition of the important role played by members in an increasingly information-driven economy and society. The CFO is charged with assuring consistent delivery of the human resource, information technology, administration and accounting functions critical to InfoComm’s ability to serve it members. In addition, the CFO serves as a core member of the management team, providing a wide range of practical expertise and strategic vision in finance, risk management, resource allocation, legal and regulatory compliance and other essential management areas. The CFO also is a key asset for InfoComm in guiding the development of exceptionally high performing areas of functional expertise and the individuals who drive the organization’s growth and sustain its global reputation. The breadth and depth of the CFO’s operational and strategic responsibilities makes the position one of the most important figures shaping InfoComm’s immediate performance and its future direction.

Ideal candidates for the CFO position must possess a demonstrated, comprehensive mastery of all traditional organizational finance roles and responsibilities, beginning with basic accounting and general ledger expertise but extending to complex tax, legal and regulatory requirements. Proven abilities in effective financial management, including investment acumen and risk-management capabilities across border transactions and joint ventures, are essential. Demonstrated expertise in informational technology, effective human resource management and administration of complex organizations also are important. Evidence of insightful strategic vision and successful implementation of organizational strategy is highly important.

To be effective as CFO, the ideal candidate must be an effective communicator with and among diverse groups, as well as adept in building positive relationships with internal and external audiences, ranging from board members and fellow senior executives, to multicultural InfoComm members, vendors and partners, and other important constituent groups. Clear expertise in multiple business disciplines must be matched by interpersonal skills, and the integrity and commitment to shared success at the core of the InfoComm value system.

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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 Learning Officer,
ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership

ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership seeks an exceptional senior executive to direct its comprehensive approach to providing the thought leadership and practical tools for its extensive array of learning offerings. Working with the Learning staff, the CEO and senior colleagues, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) will develop a strategic vision for maintaining and expanding the organization’s learning function and deliver the practical operational leadership needed to bring that strategy to life.

In this role, the CLO will oversee a $5 million annual department budget aimed at providing the learning programs and activities used by more than 9,300 associations and 21,000 professional association executives. As a member of the executive management team, the CLO also will play a critical role in driving the continuous evolution of ASAE’s strategic plans and its value offering to a growing array of member interests, ranging from its diverse learning programs, conferences and other learning-related events including online and new, cutting edge formats provided to an increasingly large and diverse membership. The CLO is expected to play a major role in advancing recognition and appreciation of the ASAE’s importance in enhancing the professional growth and success of its members through innovative, practical learning tools and opportunities. He or she will be called upon to serve as an effective ambassador for ASAE among all critical internal audiences, including staff and members, as well as a champion for ASAE’s interest among the many volunteers, event participants and others important to ASAE’s success.

The CLO will have at least 15 years of experience as a senior executive, with a minimum of 10 years of demonstrated success in a complex organizational environment, preferably in an association. A master’s degree in adult education, professional development, human resource development, educational theory or a comparable discipline is needed, and CAE certification is preferred. Clear and thorough understanding of the unique nature of associations and the complex organizational management challenges they pose is a major plus.

The ideal candidate for the CLO position will evidence the passion for continuous learning that drives ASAE’s success in meeting the educational and professional development needs of its members. He or she will possess strong leadership skills and the creative mindset that produces innovation and inspires others. The ability to coach, mentor and work collaboratively with others will be a defining characteristic; a fundamental service mentality that understands and accommodates the needs and demands of association members and others will be important to the CLO’s success. As a principal representative of ASAE internally and externally, the CLO will have strong communication and presentational skills, as well as a natural ability to forge lasting positive relationships with diverse individuals, cultures and groups. A global perspective is important.

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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, Peter Bisanz peter.bisanz@vettedsolutions.com, or Catherine Lux Fry catherine@vettedsolutions.com.





President,
Regional Airline Association

The Regional Airline Association (RAA) is a business association founded in 1975 that represents North American regional airlines. RAA is the collective bargaining voice for its members’ interests and lobbies on their behalf before the U.S. Congress, Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration and other federal agencies. The RAA also represents the financial and economic interests of regional airline employers and regional airline support industry employers.

The RAA seeks an accomplished President to lead and advance the organization’s mission and achievements. This position will work closely with RAA’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee to implement and manage all policies, programs, services and operation of this $2 million budget association with 28 members. The President is responsible for representing and advocating on behalf of the industry, increasing member engagement and facilitating the overall strategic, operational, and financial well-being of RAA, as well as leading and guiding administrative staff. The President of RAA will be an employee of SmithBucklin Corporation.

The organization’s President will have the ability to serve as a role model in providing ethical, transparent business practices and lead a team to anticipate and support the association’s mission and goals. The candidate must demonstrate success serving as an advocate for the industry, ability to direct the association’s financial budgeting, and knowledge in developing and maintaining relationships with societies and organizations.

The successful candidate will have a 10 to 15-year track record successfully managing and growing an aviation industry-related business and/or association.

SmithBucklin is a professional services company specializing in Association Management. They are the world's largest association management company, founded in 1949. The company provides full-service management and outsourcing services to trade associations, professional societies, technology user groups, corporations, government institutes/agencies and other nonprofit organizations. SmithBucklin's mission is to drive growth for its client organizations and provide uncompromised stewardship for their long-term prosperity. SmithBucklin offices are located in Chicago, Washington, D.C., St. Louis and St. Paul, Minn. and the SmithBucklin MCI Worldwide Partnership provides client organizations with seamless association and event management services from more than 40 offices throughout the world. The company is 100 percent employee owned.

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





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,
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 Operating Officer,
American Dental Hygienists’ Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) strives to ensure that dental hygienists are integrated into the healthcare delivery system as essential primary care providers to expand access to oral healthcare. Founded in 1923, ADHA is the largest national association representing the professional interests of more than 185,000 registered dental hygienists across the country.

The core ideology of ADHA is to lead the transformation of the dental hygiene profession to improve the public’s oral and overall health. ADHA supports this mission by focusing on service, collaboration, quality, community, lifelong learning, and ethics. The main goals of ADHA in the coming years are to promote dental hygiene education, form alliances to better position the profession, and to expand their advocacy efforts by working with policy makers and stakeholders.

ADHA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Chief Operating Officer. This newly created role was designed to assist the current CEO in the day to day operations of the association, thus allowing her to focus more externally.

The incoming COO will be responsible for managing internal operations, broadly covering finance, IT, systems, communications, and member services. Success is defined as ensuring operational excellence, the continued financial health of the organization, and participating as a true partner to the CEO. A project management, staff integration and board/committee relations focus will be integral to this position at ADHA.

The organization’s new COO will have the ability to build relationships with networks both outside and inside the organization and be able to identify and act on key trends, and changing trends in the field. He/she will also need superior leadership skills to develop others through coaching and mentoring and recruiting and retaining talented staff. The candidate will be able to address challenges with a creative approach and be able to communicate effectively.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree; a master’s degree is preferred (MBA, MPA, Masters in Public Health or Nonprofit Management) and at least 10-15 years of experience in association management. He/she should have significant experience in human resources, financial and fiscal responsibility, or equivalent experience in other areas. The incoming COO will also have an understanding of the issues impacting the healthcare arena and have proven experience partnering with a CEO and managing shareholders and stakeholders relations. A CAE designation is a plus.

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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 Operating Officer,
American Society for Quality

The American Society for Quality is a global community of people dedicated to quality who share the ideas and tools that make our world work better. ASQ provides the quality community with training, professional certifications and knowledge to a vast network of members of the global quality community. The mission of ASQ is to increase the use and impact of quality in response to the diverse needs of the world. ASQ champions people passionate about quality in more than 150 countries.

ASQ is currently seeking candidates for the position of Chief Operating Officer. This position is responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the organization, along with the Chief Financial Officer, as well as overseeing Business Development/Sales, Strategy, Membership Services, Communications and Programs & Operations. The COO will update internal systems, technical/communications platforms and products to set industry standard. This person will implement the ASQ’s Strategic Plan with input from the CEO and ensure that strong management and leadership is provided for the organization.

The organization’s new COO will have experience driving the transformation and growth of another large association along with a solid understanding of association or nonprofit principles. The candidate will need to be a strong team player with superior team-building, team-management and team-empowering skills. He/she will also have a solid background in sales or business development and be a big picture strategic thinker in order to put innovative ideas in motion within the organization. This person will have exceptional tactical and forward-thinking skills to assist the organization with its strategic vision. The candidate will have a strong financial acumen and be able to balance the commercial aspect of managing a business and the diplomacy needed to manage ASQ’s volunteer base.

The successful candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree is preferred (MBA, MPA, Masters in Nonprofit Management). He/she will also have proven leadership and relationship building skills, close attention to detail and an understanding of key financial indicators for the industry. CAE designation is also a plus.

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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.





Director of Technology,
CoreNet Global

CoreNet Global is a professional association for the corporate real estate industry that provides education, knowledge sharing and networking to corporate real estate peers. Headquartered in Atlanta, CoreNet Global has over 8,000 members worldwide and approximately 50 chapters throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. As a global learning organization, it is the industry thought and opinion leader, convening the entire corporate real estate industry.

CoreNet Global seeks a new Director of Technology possessing a unique mix of the qualities and capabilities of a manager, a leader and a visionary.

The Director of Technology will be responsible for all aspects of the technology operations of CoreNet Global and its ability to use technology effectively and innovatively to contribute to the achievement of organizational strategic goals and operational objectives. This will include planning and direction of the Technology Services function, as well as management of effective and cost-efficient projects and initiatives, hardware acquisition, budgeting and budget management and all other elements of successful IT management. In addition, the Director will be expected to provide the leadership needed to align Technology Services with the CoreNet Global strategy and objectives, providing the inspiration, coaching and mentoring essential to the professional development of Technology Services staff that builds organizational loyalty and dedication.

Equally important, the Director of Technology must possess a robust understanding of a wide range of current and emerging hardware and software technologies. The Director must have the level of mastery of evolving technology and a passion for the function that will help advance the interests of CoreNet Global. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of the role of technology within an organization such as CoreNet Global and see the potential for use of technology in new and better ways to serve the needs of its members and drive continuous improvements in operational excellence.

The Director of Technology will report directly to CoreNet Global’s Chief Operating Officer, and will supervise the programmer analyst and IT professional positions within the association. Successful candidates will possess solid academic credentials, plus demonstrated success in management in an information systems department. Top candidates will be energetic self-starters, with the capacity to balance multiple assignments and establish clear priorities, have meticulous attention to detail and an ability to deal constructively and build relationships with internal and external individuals and member organizations are highly important. The ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences on technology and other matters is essential.

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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.





Vice President, Market Research,
Cruise Lines International Association

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), located in Washington, DC, seeks a multifaceted senior research professional capable of creating and leading a high-performing market research function that consistently delivers the perceptive analysis of diverse market and consumer trends, member needs and interests, public policy issues and other factors important to the cruise lines, travel agents and other partners served by the association.

The CLIA Vice President Market Research (VPMR) will be called upon to establish, administer and lead an internal market research department capable of providing the comprehensive on-going research needed to drive successful achievement of the association’s long-term strategic goals and deliver timely and relevant market insights valuable to its members. In this role, the VPMR will be expected to lead the CLIA Research Committee and to work collaboratively with diverse internal functions to establish research goals and priorities. He or she will guide and direct all research-related activities, and will interact continuously with other stakeholders important to the department’s work, including CLIA members, outside suppliers, contractors and others. The data and insights on industry performance, consumer trends and other areas of member interest generated by this important new function not only will be of value to the immediate and long-term success of CLIA members but also will help build broader understanding and appreciation for the role played by CLIA and its members. The work of the market research department will enhance the association’s ability to work constructively with policy makers, regulators, trade and industry groups, media and others important to the economic interests and well-being of CLIA members. And by doing so, the new function will add significant value to CLIA, driving its appeal to members and its future growth and development.

The VPMR should possess a bachelor’s degree (and preferably a master’s degree), as well as 7-10 years of noteworthy experience in market research. Proficiency in basic research tools and systems (such as EXCEL and other data base applications) is an obvious requisite. Experience in the maritime arena is helpful, and an understanding of the cruise industry and the particular metrics important to it is a major plus. Similarly, familiarity with the unique working environment and dynamics of association management is a strong advantage for any candidate as are demonstrated project and process management skills. Global experience and the ability to speak multiple languages would be advantages.

The ideal candidate will possess strong mathematical and analytical skills as well as a problem-solving mindset and goal orientation. The oral and written communication skills critical to expressing research objectives and findings effectively to diverse audiences are critical, as are the interpersonal skills needed to build effective working relationships with diverse internal and external stakeholders.

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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.





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