Current Executive Searches

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care Inc. (AAAHC) (www.aaahc.org)
Skokie, IL

Search underway for President and Chief Executive Officer for independent, not-for-profit accrediting body for ambulatory healthcare organizations. Founded in 1979, the AAAHC includes 18 member organizations representing the broad spectrum of ambulatory health care, and is the leader in accreditation in this space with nearly 6,000 organizations accredited nationwide. The AAAHC is committed to maintaining its position as the preeminent leader in developing standards to advance and promote patient safety, quality, value and measurement of performance for ambulatory health care through peer based accreditation processes, education and research. AAAHC has an operating budget of $20 million and a staff of 65.

AAAHC has a 33 member Board of Directors, a 5 member Executive Committee, and a 15 member Governing Council. The responsibilities of the President and Chief Executive Officer of the AAAHC include: to provide strategic vision and leadership on matters of governance, mission, programs, services, and operations; to enhance the financial stability and resources of the organization; effectively lead and motivate a professional staff, and enhance the culture; oversee all of AAAHC and its affiliates' activities and operations; raise the public visibility of the organization; build external relationships with diverse constituencies that will enhance revenue and influence in the marketplace; and serve as an organizational spokesperson.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree; a minimum of 10 years of executive or senior-level management experience in the healthcare/medical industry. S/he should have a track record of success in staff development and succession planning; a record of success developing revenue producing programs and identifying and cultivating diverse revenue sources; an understanding of national health care policy issues, and knowledge of quality improvement and clinical practices. Previous experience as a CEO is an asset but is not required. Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2014.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

VIEW FULL POSITION PROFILE >


The American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (www.naturopathic.org)
Washington, DC

Search under way for the Executive Director of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP), the national professional society representing licensed naturopathic physicians in the United States. Founded in 1985, the AANP aims to increase awareness of and expand access to naturopathic physicians, help its members build successful medical practices, and expand the body of naturopathic medicine research. The AANP is dedicated to the inclusion of naturopathic physicians leading and transforming the healthcare system into one that supports comprehensive whole person healthcare incorporating the practices and principles of naturopathic physicians. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the AANP is a national association with 4 staff and an annual operating budget of $1.5 million and 43 official State Affiliates across the country. The AANP represents nearly 5,000 physicians who have graduated from one of the seven, four-year naturopathic medical colleges in North America.

The AANP seeks an Executive Director to lead the profession by effectively coordinating our team of members and affiliates; promote federal recognition and state advocacy efforts promoting legislation to license and expand the scope of naturopathic physicians; educate the public regarding the value and availability of naturopathic physicians; provide continuing education to members and practitioners; and advance scientific research and findings in the field of Naturopathic and integrative medicine. Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (CAE highly valued; advance degree a plus); 6 - 10 years' senior executive experience in a nonprofit association, preferably with a diverse membership and experience in healthcare. Position requires proven record of success in public policy, leadership, communications, management, and membership development and engagement. Experience with an organization having chapters, affiliates or components a plus.

Deadline for applications is January 16, 2015.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314

We are accepting applications for this position.

VIEW FULL POSITION PROFILE >


Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine (www.im.org)
Alexandria, VA

Search underway for Director of Finance and Administration of this 20 staff, 8,500 member professional membership organization with a $10 million budget. AAIM is a consortium of five academically focused specialty organizations representing departments of internal medicine at medical schools and teaching hospitals in the United States and Canada.

The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for the finance, human resources, information technology, and administration of the association. The position reports to the Association's Executive Vice President, works with the entire AAIM staff and is responsible for providing sound and compliant accounting and financial operations, including financial forecasting, modeling, planning, budgeting, and reporting; comprehensive human resources processes, and a reliable administrative infrastructure. The Director is one of five directors; supervises 3.5 staff; serves as liaison and works in collaboration with the Finance and Audit and Compliance Committees, for strategic direction and financial reporting and analysis; implements investment decisions; manages the assistant director of IT services; submits regulatory findings; and negotiates/renews insurance policies. Qualifications require a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and 10 years of professional experience, including 5 years of experience in the non-profit sector. CPA and 5 years of public accounting experience or MBA preferred. Must have experience preparing GAAP basis financial statements, working knowledge of Sage 50 (previously Peachtree); proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and advanced proficiency using Excel. Demonstrated ability working with a board, council and committee leaders is essential. Must have advanced problem-solving, analytical, communication and organization skills.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314

We are accepting applications for this position.

VIEW FULL POSITION PROFILE >


Association of Energy Service Professionals (AESP) (www.aesp.org)
Location: Open

Search under way for President and CEO of the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP). Headquarters is located in Phoenix, Arizona, with a staff of 10 and an operating budget of $2.5 million. The new President can be located anywhere, but would be expected to spend time in Phoenix as appropriate for effective staff leadership and development. The AESP has 14 regional chapters and is a national member-based association of 2,200 energy services professionals dedicated to improving the delivery and implementation of energy efficiency, energy management and distributed renewable resources.

The President is responsible for overall stewardship of the organization including fiscal management and revenue generation; staff development and operations; developing and executing the AESP's strategic plan; promoting membership and developing member services; fostering chapter relations; developing strong collaborative relationships with related organizations and strategic partners; and serving as a spokesperson for the organization. S/he will be an effective leader and relationship builder who can build consensus among a variety of stakeholders, and motivate and coach staff.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree is a preferred qualification although equivalent professional experience will be considered in lieu of the degree. Prior experience as a President or CEO is not required. Executive/management experience in the energy and/or demand side management sector or closely related industries or association experience in a related industry/trade association is highly desirable. The preferred candidate will have experience in membership development, revenue diversification, and organizational/staff management. S/he must be a visionary leader with excellent communication skills, financial management, and strategic planning and execution.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

VIEW FULL POSITION PROFILE >


Hydraulic Institute (HI)(www.pumps.org)
Parsippany, NJ

Search underway for the Executive Director of this international trade association of more than 100 pump manufacturers and suppliers. Established in 1917, HI currently has 16 staff and a budget of approximately $ 3 million. It is the largest association of pump industry manufacturers in North America and has served member companies and pump users by providing product standards and a forum for the exchange of industry information. HI has established itself as the leading spokesperson for the industry. The Institute is highly recognized for its development of industry standards but also a host of other networking opportunities, and access to specific statistical data and economic reports, electronic services, educational materials, breaking industry news, participation in industry initiatives, and more.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years' leadership experience in a manufacturing or engineering trade association. Prior experience as a CEO is not required but is also an asset. The Executive Director is responsible for advancing the association's legislative and regulatory agenda; strengthening and expanding HI's global influence within the industry; establishing and managing strong collaborative partnerships with related organizations and entities; expanding its member services, programs, and education offerings; managing governance and Board initiatives; and providing financial management and revenue generation. She/he will be an effective leader and relationship builder who can build consensus among a variety of stakeholders, in a global environment.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

VIEW FULL POSITION PROFILE >


National Association for Gifted Children(www.nagc.org)
Washington, DC

Search under way for Executive Director of this professional membership association representing more than 4,000 members - educators, gifted-education coordinators, parents, community leaders and other professionals - dedicated to addressing the unique needs of children and youth with demonstrated gifts and talents. Through a dynamic variety of programs and resources and the involvement of volunteers, committees and member communities, NAGC extends its influence through partnerships and outreach at the federal, state and local levels; raises awareness; and develops expertise inside and outside gifted education so that parents, policymakers and all professionals have the knowledge and skills to support high-potential youth. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., NAGC has 11 staff members and an annual operating budget of $2.3 million.

The Executive Director is responsible for providing the leadership and strategic direction to carry out the policies, goals, plans, programs and activities of the Board of Directors and membership; building and maintaining effective internal and external relationships; managing the professional staff, financial resources and operations of NAGC; and serving as an informed spokesperson for the organization.

Candidates must have at least a bachelor's degree (a master's degree and the Certified Association Executive - CAE -- certification are considered strong assets); and a minimum of 10 years of executive- or senior-level management and leadership experience in a professional membership association, preferably in a professional educational association. Previous experience as an Executive Director or Chief Executive Officer is desirable but not required. Deadline for applications is February 6, 2015.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314

We are accepting applications for this position.

VIEW FULL POSITION PROFILE >


National Home Infusion Association(NHIA)(www.nhia.org)
Alexandria, VA

Search under way for Executive Director of this trade association that represents and advances the interests of organizations that provide infusion and specialty pharmacy products and services to the entire spectrum of home-based patients. NHIA is headquartered in Alexandria, VA with a $3.5 million budget and 17 staff. Details will follow soon.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314

We are accepting applications for this position.


National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) (www.sheriffs.org)
Alexandria, VA

Search under way for Executive Director of the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA), located in Alexandria, VA, with a staff of 24 and an operating budget of $4.3 million. Founded in 1940, NSA is a professional association of more than 22,000 members affiliated with the Office of the Sheriff in all 50 states, including more than 2,500 sheriffs nationwide. NSA provides police education, training, and general law enforcement information resources and, as one of the largest law enforcement organizations in the country, is the leading advocate on law enforcement, criminal justice and public safety issues.

The Executive Director is responsible for administering the operations of the organization, its programs, products and services; managing the professional staff; supporting the Board of Directors and implementing its policies; growing, safeguarding and managing financial resources; overseeing and implementing the organization's advocacy efforts and programs; and serving as the official spokesperson for the organization on matters related to the Office of the Sheriff.

The ideal candidate will have executive leadership experience in law enforcement or a closely related enterprise; and experience in: 1) nonprofit association management; (2) advancing an association's advocacy agenda; (3) serving as an exceptional spokesperson; and (4) establishing and managing strong collaborative relationships with related organizations and entities. He/she will be an effective communicator and will possess strong public speaking, conflict-resolution and decision-making skills. Deadline for applications is October 15, 2014.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

VIEW FULL POSITION PROFILE >


Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (www.saem.org)
Des Plaines, IL (Suburban Chicago)

Search under way for Chief Executive Officer of this professional membership association representing more than 5,000 individuals in the field of academic emergency medicine. SAEM is dedicated to the improvement of the care of acutely ill and injured patients by improving research and education. SAEM influences health policy through research, forums, publications, inter-organizational collaboration, policy development and consultation services for physicians, educators, researchers, public health personnel, residents, fellows and medical students. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Des Plaines, IL (suburban Chicago), SAEM has 14 staff and a budget of $3.3 million.

The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for managing the professional staff and operations of SAEM; providing the leadership and strategic direction to carry out the policies, goals, plans, programs and activities of the Board of Directors and membership; building and maintaining effective internal and external relationships; and serving as an informed spokesperson for the industry.

Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of experience leading or working in a professional medical society or other healthcare-related organization in an executive- or senior-level position, and a bachelor's degree. An advanced degree is an asset, as is the Certified Association Executive -- CAE -- designation. Previous experience as a CEO/Executive Director of a nonprofit/membership association is desirable, but a senior-level position in such an association will also be considered.

Search by Association Strategies, Inc., 1111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Deadline for applications is February 16, 2015.

We are accepting applications for this position.

VIEW FULL POSITION PROFILE >

CEO Pipeline Survey

Take Survey >

About Us

Current Searches


Member Of