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Chief Executive Officer,
Events Industry Council

Senior Vice President, Educational Content,
Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT)

Chief Advocacy Officer,
National School Boards Association (NSBA)

President and CEO,
Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB)

Executive Director,
American Academy of Optometry | American Academy of Optometry Foundation

SVP, Exposition and Event Services,
AVIXA

Executive Director,
San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA)

Director of Membership and Business Development,
International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA)

Executive Vice President, Business Development,
Independent Community Bankers of America®

President and Chief Executive Officer,
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

Vice President, Development,
Rheumatology Research Foundation

Chief Executive Officer,
Hemophilia of Georgia

President and Chief Staff Officer,
The ESOP Association




Chief Executive Officer,
Events Industry Council

The Events Industry Council has retained Vetted Solutions in collaboration with Saxton Bampfylde to recruit its next CEO. The development of a full position profile is underway. The press release announcing the search can be found here. Please feel free to reach out to Jim Zaniello, Jonathan Morgan or Richard Green with any questions.





Senior Vice President, Educational Content,
Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT)

Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) is a dynamic diversity organization that develops women leaders who transform the media industry. Headquartered in Washington, DC, is the largest and oldest professional association serving women in cable media. It operates under the core philosophy that advancing the position and influence of women through proven leadership development programs and services enriches companies and the industry overall.

WICT is seeking a Senior Vice President, Educational Content to lead the Educational Programs department. This role is responsible for leading the delivery of WICT’s suite of programs, including more than a dozen professional training programs and two annual conferences. This position is a member of the Senior Management Team and will oversee the work of three staff members. WICT is a $7 million organization with 16 staff in the Washington, DC headquarters.

The successful candidate will have at least 10 years of experience leading a team that develops and implements programs, especially leadership development programs. They will have demonstrated strategic planning and management skills to address changing member needs and achieve short-term and long-term goals for the programs. They should also be a strong communicator and public speaker. They should thrive in a collaborative, cross-functional environment and enjoy developing their staff professionally.

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All interested parties should email a statement of interest specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences, and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile along with a chronologically organized resume to Kristan McMahon at kristan@vettedsolutions.com.





Chief Advocacy Officer,
National School Boards Association (NSBA)

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is a not-for-profit organization, founded in 1940, representing state associations of school boards and their more than 90,000 local school board members throughout the United States, almost all of whom are elected. These local officials govern more than 13,600 local school districts serving the nation’s 50 million public school students. Association offices are located in Alexandria, VA.

With a budget of nearly $18 Million, NSBA achieves its mission by representing the school board perspective in working with federal agencies and national organizations that affect education, providing vital information and services to state associations of school boards throughout the nation. NSBA advocates local school boards as the ultimate expression of grassroots democracy. The stated mission of NSBA is: “Working with and through our state associations, NSBA advocates for equity and excellence in public education through school board leadership.” NSBA achieves that mission by representing the school board perspective in working with federal government agencies and national organizations that affect education, and providing vital information and services to state associations of school boards nationwide. Further, NSBA provides and fosters national leadership that encourages outstanding school board governance to achieve student success.

NSBA seeks a Chief Advocacy Officer to provide leadership and oversight to direct the association’s interest in Congress and federal agencies through staff lobbying, field activities, the media, and coalitions. This position provides leadership and oversight to Center for Public Education to provide high profile and functional research reports on education and school governance. The Chief Advocacy Officer participates in general management of the association as a member of the senior staff. The Chief Advocacy Officer reports to the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, and has three direct reports among a total team of 13.

The successful candidate will have a Juris Doctorate. They will have significant experience lobbying on Capitol Hill and working on federal/national education issues. They will also have excellent communication skills and have knowledge of nonprofit business operations, as well as school boards and local school district operations.

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To submit a resume and cover letter, or to find further details regarding specific requirements and desired attributes important for this position, contact Vetted Solutions at +1 202 544 4749 or Jim Zaniello at jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





President and CEO,
Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB)

The Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB), which exclusively represents the interests of the more than 14,000 members of the community banking industry and the community banks chartered in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, seeks its next President and CEO.

Headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, PACB’s mission is to preserve, promote, and protect the community banking industry and the women and men who work to make the financial dreams of their communities and neighbors a reality.

The next President/CEO will help raise the visibility of this $1.3 million organization, increase its value for members, and represent the association with state and federal legislators and regulatory bodies. This role regularly interacts with the association membership, the public, and government officials. This position oversees a staff of six and reports to the PACB Executive Committee and the PACB Board of Directors.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree, as well as 5+ years of senior leadership experience; trade group leadership experience is preferred. They should have a proven track record of strategic thinking and realization of objectives, a collaborative leadership style, and a passion for the work PACB does. It would also be helpful to be familiar with advocacy and the legislative/political process.

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All interested parties should email a statement of interest specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences, and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile along with a chronologically organized resume to Kristan McMahon at kristan@vettedsolutions.com.





Executive Director,
American Academy of Optometry | American Academy of Optometry Foundation

The American Academy of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation, headquartered in Orlando, FL, are seeking an energetic and innovative Executive Director to continue the advancement of their reputation and influence. The Academy has an operating budget of approximately $6 million and a staff of 17 serving over 11,500 members. The Academy’s Annual Meeting is the largest in optometry.

The Executive Director will collaborate with the Boards of Directors by developing and implementing operational plans, policies, and goals that further the Academy and Foundation strategic objectives, missions and visions. While providing leadership and guidance to the Boards, he or she will develop strategies to meet the needs of the optometry profession and its practitioners. The ED will also continue the exceptional success of the annual meeting by maintaining its high standards, anticipating future needs and requirements, and altering plans in reaction to internal and external opportunities and challenges.

The successful candidate will be a proven leader with the experience, creativity, and skill to lead the organizations to even greater heights. He or she will demonstrate the ability to direct the human, financial, and physical resources of a prominent scientific association and effectively interact with optometric clinicians, instructors, scientists, partner organizations and industry partners.

A Bachelor’s degree is required, and a Master’s degree preferred.

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All interested parties should email a statement of interest specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences, and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile along with a chronologically organized resume to AAOExecDir@vettedsolutions.com.





SVP, Exposition and Event Services,
AVIXA

With a growing need for collaboration, audiovisual (AV) systems are essential to both public and private sectors, and are becoming more heavily relied upon by society each year. The professional AV industry worldwide is experiencing rapid growth. Currently generating $186 billion a year, it is expected that global AV revenues will increase to $229 billion by 2023. Corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies are the largest consumers of audiovisual products and services, but healthcare is the fastest growing market.

Located in Fairfax, Virginia, AVIXA is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, the association has almost 6,000 members in more than 80 countries, ranging from manufacturers and programmers to content producers and multimedia professionals.

AVIXA has retained Vetted Solutions to recruit its next Senior Vice President, Exposition and Event Services, who will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer. This individual has overall strategic, operational, and financial oversight to achieve the objectives of InfoComm, as well as oversee operations for all conferences and events in North America. AVIXA is looking for a leader to direct and motivate an eight-person department as well as a cross functional team to achieve the goals of InfoComm’s strategic plan.

The successful candidate will have 15+ years of proven event and expo management experience, experience leading large B2B events, and an understanding of the commercial audiovisual industry or broader B2B technology industry. A Bachelor’s degree in business and/or hospitality administration or a related field is required.

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To submit a resume and cover letter, or to find further details regarding specific requirements and desired attributes important for this position, contact Vetted Solutions at +1 202 544 4749.





Executive Director,
San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA)

The San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) is looking for a new Executive Director. The SDCBA is the region's oldest and largest law-related organization, with a $3.5 million budget, 21 staff members, and approaching 10,000 members.

The SDCBA’s next Executive Director will:

• Partner with the Board and staff to implement the strategic vision of the organization;
• Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with related organizations, law schools, public and private entities, and the media;
• Manage multiple revenue streams that include membership, education, and sponsorship; and
• Manage real estate and investment assets.

This is an exciting time for the SDCBA and the successful candidate will have the ability to recruit top talent into the organization and grow its value for members.

The successful Executive Director should have a Bachelor’s degree (Advanced Degree preferred), as well as senior level experience in an association. This individual will possess strong interpersonal, consensus building, strategic planning, financial management, and technology skills.

The SDCBA has retained a national search firm, Vetted Solutions, to recruit its next Executive Director. Interested candidates should contact Vetted Solutions for a confidential discussion of their candidacy at SDCBA@vettedsolutions.com. A search partner or search consultant from Vetted Solutions will follow-up to schedule a telephone conversation.

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To submit your cover letter and resume, please apply below.





Director of Membership and Business Development,
International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA)

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve them has partnered with Vetted Solutions as they seek to find their next Director of Membership and Business Development.

The Director of Membership and Business Development will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies and plans to recruit and retain members, sponsors and exhibitors thereby enhancing IBTTA’s revenue streams and growing membership through the implementation of new products, programs and services. Additionally, this individual will work with other staff to develop products and services that provide value to members and other key industry stakeholders and generate revenue for the association. This role will give the director an opportunity to work closely with the Deputy Executive Director to develop a plan around membership recruitment and retention, sponsorship, exhibit sales, advertising and other non-dues revenue producing areas.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, IBTTA is a trade association with a staff of 11, an operating budget of $5.5M and 250 members in 26 countries on six continents.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of senior level experience in sales, pipeline development and management. They will have a passion for serving members, be a strong relationship builder, possess consultative selling skills, exhibit a willingness to use technology to further the Association’s mission, have considerable knowledge of strategic planning, budgeting and analysis, and be goal-oriented with a high attention to detail.

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All interested parties should email a statement of interest specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences, and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile along with a chronologically organized resume to michele@vettedsolutions.com.





Executive Vice President, Business Development,
Independent Community Bankers of America®

The Independent Community Bankers of America®, which creates and promotes an environment where community banks flourish, seeks an Executive Vice President, Business Development to manage, motivate, and mentor the teams responsible for new member acquisition, member engagement, and membership billing/renewal. Ideally, this position would be located in the Washington, DC Office, but for the right candidate, ICBA may consider an alternate location.

The Executive Vice President is responsible for collaborating with ICBA stakeholders to develop and implement a strategic plan aligned with organizational goals and objectives. They will manage 9-10 direct reports and build and maintain relationships with teams inside and outside of ICBA. Ideally, this position would be located in the Washington, DC Office, but for the right candidate, ICBA may consider an alternate location.

ICBA’s staff of more than 200 professionals provides products and services that promote the profitability and competitiveness of community banks nationwide. With 52,000 locations nationwide, community banks employ 760,000 Americans, hold $4.9 trillion in assets, $3.9 trillion in deposits, and $3.4 trillion in loans to consumers, small businesses, and the agricultural community.

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To submit your cover letter and resume, please apply below.





President and Chief Executive Officer,
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)

The International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC) an international, public nonprofit organization that provides solutions to food security, agricultural sustainability, and economic development has partnered with Vetted Solutions to seek its next President and Chief Executive Officer.

The President/CEO reports to an international Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall management of IFDC, including a lead role in governance, strategy, and business development. At the Muscle Shoals, AL headquarters, IFDC has 55 full-time staff, plus 400 staff worldwide at approximately 20 project sites. The organization’s 2018 budget is $56 million.

For more than 40 years, IFDC has focused on enabling smallholder farmers in more than 100 developing countries to increase their agricultural productivity, general economic growth, and practice environment stewardship.

The successful candidate will be a seasoned development manager and a transformative strategist who will help fulfill IFDC’s vision of a world of healthy, prosperous people who are well-served by productive agricultural systems working in harmony with the environment by sustaining and expanding IFDC’s impact on agricultural and agribusiness research and development. They will have experience working with US and international government, corporate, and individual funding sources, a track record of managing through change, comfortable interacting with a wide range of people from different geographies and cultures, and be a strong, dynamic communicator.

A bachelor’s degree is required, and an advanced degree in agriculture or agribusiness is preferred.

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All interested parties should email a statement of interest specifically tied to the qualifications, experiences, and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile along with a chronologically organized resume to IFDC@vettedsolutions.com.





Vice President, Development,
Rheumatology Research Foundation

Vetted Solutions is recruiting and evaluating candidates for the position of Vice President, Development for the Rheumatology Research Foundation based in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Vice President, Development is responsible for the leadership, oversight and management of the full fundraising lifecycle of the current $75 Million, multi-year campaign, including approximately 5,000 major gift donors and/or prospects.

The candidate will cultivate and lead a staff team of nine, including five direct reports and will serve as a key member of the leadership team and reports directly to the Executive Director.

The Vice President, Development is charged with directing the Foundation’s comprehensive development program, including providing leadership, strategies, and expertise to ensure consistent growth in revenue as executed through a comprehensive fundraising program harmonious with the organization’s mission and strategic plan.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, while an advanced degree is preferred. They will also have a minimum of 10 years of direct fundraising experience, with demonstrated success in securing Principal gifts ($1M+), in healthcare and/or higher education environment is preferred. The Vice President, Development will also possess at a minimum, five years of staff management experience with multi-functional teams.

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume directly to Vetted Solutions — Daryl Lontz (daryl@vettedsolutions.com), Jim Zaniello (jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com), or Cathy Brown (cathy@vettedsolutions.com).





Chief Executive Officer,
Hemophilia of Georgia

Vetted Solutions is recruiting and evaluating candidates for the position of Chief Executive Officer for Hemophilia of Georgia (HoG), a self-sustaining nonprofit organization dedicated to providing services and support for people with inherited bleeding disorders. This is an exciting opportunity for a strong healthcare executive to lead an outstanding 45-year-old, $100 million organization that has grown from a staff of four to a staff of 48, serving more than 1,500 individuals with bleeding disorders. The position is based at the organization’s headquarters office in the northern Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs.

HoG provides specialty pharmacy services, community outreach and client and family education. They also provide contract pharmacy services to several hemophilia treatment centers in Florida and fund treatment centers and research, as well as running Camp Wannaklot, one of the largest single-state camps in the country for children with bleeding disorders.

HoG is seeking a business savvy, visionary leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to build on this strong history. The incoming CEO will have the opportunity to enhance and expand the services currently offered in a vibrant and innovative environment and propel HoG into the future. S/he 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.

The successful candidate will have an undergraduate college degree in a health related or business field; however, a master’s is degree preferred. They will also have at least five years’ experience as CEO or senior executive in a healthcare organization.

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Interested candidates should contact Evelyn Savage, evelyn.savage@vettedsolutions.com or Jim Zaniello at 202.544.4749 or email their resume to jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





President and Chief Staff Officer,
The ESOP Association

The ESOP Association (TEA) has partnered with Vetted Solutions as they seek to find a new President and Chief Staff Officer (CSO).

TEA was formed in 1979 by the merger of two organizations with similar goals: the ESOP Council and the National Association of ESOP Companies. Today, the association is the only organization that advocates for all corporations that sponsor employee stock ownership plans, or ESOPs. Corporate membership is open to all ESOP companies, and most corporate members are closely held businesses, including both C and S corporations across all industries.

Headquartered in Washington, DC, TEA currently has 2,900 members (1,600 ESOP Corporate Member companies and 1,300 firms that provide services to ESOP companies), an annual operating budget of approximately $6 million, 18 chapters, and a staff of 11.

The successful candidate will be a high-performing and forward-thinking executive who will lead and expand the organization dedicated to supporting the principles of employee stock ownership plans. A Bachelor’s degree required as well as 6 to 10 years’ executive experience in an association or similar organization. Six to 10 years’ experience with employee stock ownership plans is highly desired. The President and CSO oversees governance, finances, and operations of The ESOP Association. He or she will also serve as President of TEA’s separately incorporated Foundation, The Employee Ownership Foundation, and the head of the ESOP PAC.

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All interested parties should email a statement of interest specifically tied to the qualification, experiences, and personal characteristics outlined in the position profile along with a chronologically organized resume to Judy Walker, judy.walker@vettedsolutions.com.





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