Executive Search: Our Approach
The ultimate goal is to identify and engage a new leader who will be a partner with the board in providing leadership
The most critical and potentially demanding moment in the life of a nonprofit organization comes with the departure of its chief executive. Challenging questions can swirl in the minds of board members and staff:
“How do we find a leader who will best address our future needs?”
“How do we best communicate with our funders and supporters?”
“How do we carry on in the meantime?”
Backed by a wealth of experience, the Support Center | Partnership in Philanthropy’s widely-acclaimed Executive Search service can guide an organization through its most difficult juncture. The Center’s seasoned transition consultants lead a comprehensive course of action in three proven phases:
Throughout all phases of the Executive Search process, the Support Center’s consultants are mindful of dealing with the most delicate aspect of a client organization’s need–leadership at the top. They know that hiring a principal leader requires the art of intuition as well as objective analysis.
The Bottom Line
The ultimate goal is to identify and engage a new leader who will be a partner with the board in providing leadership. This approach is proven to increase institutional capacity and advance organizational effectiveness.
Navigating your next executive transition with help from the Support Center will:
- Result in an exceptional new hire, matched to your organizational needs,
- Stabilize your organization during transition,
- Reduce staff turmoil,
- Reduce funder and donor anxiety,
- Promote effective board engagement,
- Address financial issues,
- Ensure continuity of services.
To learn more or or discuss your organization’s needs contact, call (212) 924-6744 ext. 306 or email Don Crocker, Senior Fellow for Executive Transitions.