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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 People Officer,
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

Chief Executive Officer,
AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management

Executive Director,
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Vice President, Finance & Operations,
American Bakers Association (ABA)

Chief Executive Officer,
California Certified Organic Farmers, Inc. (CCOF)

President,
National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)




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.





Chief People Officer,
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) has partnered with Vetted Solutions as they seek to find a Chief People Officer (CPO).

The NBAA has been serving the business aviation community since 1947 and is focused on issues such as aviation safety, operational efficiency, fair and equal access, FAA reform, noise and compatible land use, peak hour landing fees, reliever airports, air support, air traffic control modernization, product liability reform, research and development, business aviation advocacy and various tax issues.

NBAA now provides assistance to 11,000 Member Companies that earn annual revenues of approximately $5 trillion – a number that exceeds 50 percent of the gross national product – and employs more than 19 million people worldwide. NBAA has a budget of $52 million and a staff of 93.

The CPO provides leadership and strategic direction for the organization’s Human Capital Programs for NBAA staff and serves as a liaison to NBAA’s Board of Directors regarding human capital issues and budget. Through partnerships with the CEO, COO, and senior executives, this position develops and strategically integrates human capital initiatives, policies, programs, and services.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, psychology, or a related field from an accredited college or university is required. A master’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources is preferred, as is the SHRM-SCP, SPHR and/or CCP Certifications.

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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 Jim Zaniello, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Chief Executive Officer,
AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management

AHRA: The Association for Medical Imaging Management has partnered with Vetted Solutions as they seek a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). AHRA represents almost 6,000 members, with a $3.6 million budget and nine staff members. The association is located in Sudbury, MA, a suburb of Boston.

AHRA is a financially strong and volunteer-driven 501(c)(6) professional organization poised for further growth. The new CEO will be responsible for overseeing operations and financial management as well as ensuring the success of all programs, products, and services, such as the AHRA annual meeting; online education; newsletter, quarterly journal, surveys and other publications; and advocacy.

The AHRA CEO also serves as the CEO of AHRA’s Education Foundation, holding significant operational and fundraising duties, and ensures staff support for the Radiology Administration Certification Commission (RACC), a separate organization within the AHRA that is responsible for the Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) credential.

The CEO will work closely with the Advocacy Committee to build policy-making and regulatory strategies that enhance and protect the profession and increase awareness of the expanding importance of the profession within the healthcare environment. The CEO will guide the formulation and implementation of strategic plans and lead and direct staff in a team-oriented environment.

The successful candidate will have six to ten years of executive level experience of working at a nonprofit association or as a senior leader in a related organization, including experience at an organization of similar size. Although a bachelor’s degree is required, a master’s degree is preferred. For association candidates, a CAE designation is preferred.

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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 Jim Zaniello, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com or Judy Walker, judy.walker@vettedsolutions.com.





Executive Director,
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) representing 12,000 world language educators, as well as other language related professionals, both in the US and abroad, has partnered with Vetted Solutions as they seek to find an Executive Director (ED). ACTFL has a $15 million budget and a staff of 30.

Since its founding in 1967, ACTFL has become synonymous with innovation, quality, and reliability in meeting the changing needs of world language educators and their students. The ED of ACTFL is responsible for growing the reputation, influence, and membership of this professional association, as well as overseeing the implementation of all policies and actions approved by the ACTFL Board of Directors. Serving as ACTFL’s chief staff leader, the ED is also responsible for the execution and administration of services, programs, products, and operations of the association.

The successful candidate is an inspirational leader who is passionate about the teaching and learning of world languages to build on the successful legacy of the retiring ED. They will have a minimum of a master’s degree or equivalent along with five years of senior management leadership. They will possess the ability to lead an organization of this size/complexity and will have familiarity with the US education system. Bilingual or multilingual skills are desirable.

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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 Evelyn Savage, evelyn.savage@vettedsolutions.com.





Vice President, Finance & Operations,
American Bakers Association (ABA)

The American Bakers Association (ABA) has retained Vetted Solutions as its partner in the search for a Vice President, Finance & Operations to run the day-to-day operations of the association and the IBIE trade show, in concert with approved goals, policies and directives, and budgets. Based in Washington, D.C. with over 350 member organizations and a staff of 16, ABA serves as the leading voice for the baking industry.

Since 1897, ABA has represented the interests of bakers before the U.S. Congress, federal agencies, and international regulatory authorities. ABA advocates on behalf of more than 1,000 baking facilities and baking company suppliers. ABA members produce bread, rolls, cookies, crackers, bagels, sweet goods, tortillas and many other wholesome, nutritious, baked products for America’s families. The baking industry generates more than $153 billion in economic activity annually and employs more than 799,500 highly skilled people.

Under the direction of the President & CEO, the Vice President, Finance & Operations will develop, coordinate and lead the strategic implementation for finance and administration, human resources, and IT of the organization and will lead all aspects of the International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) show. S/he will support the ABA and IBIE strategic plans and initiatives and ensure their achievement through operations deliverables and activities and by streamlining internal ABA operations. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the overall growth of the organization and industry by providing bandwidth for the President & CEO to explore strategic avenues, and to spend time with policy makers, peers, current and prospective members.

The ideal candidate will have experience leading, managing, and executing on a major multi-year project strategic plan, project/event, and team with significant budgeted revenues and expenses, contracts, multiple external and internal stakeholders and partners for a significant and diverse audience. They will have at least 10 years of senior level experience in a trade association and at least five years of relevant experience overseeing accounting and finance functions with direct knowledge of association financial, accounting, budget management, and audit activities. Along with exceptional communication skills, the successful Vice President will have experience leading and managing staff with a collaborative and team-focused style oriented towards individual ownership and providing support as needed.

A bachelor’s degree in business or a relevant field is required. An MBA degree is preferred.

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Search is being conducted by Jim Zaniello, President, who can be reached at 202.210.1926 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Chief Executive Officer,
California Certified Organic Farmers, Inc. (CCOF)

The California Certified Organic Farmers, Inc., (CCOF) is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer. The CCOF advances organic agriculture for a healthy world. They accomplish their purpose through organic certification, education, advocacy, and promotion. With a budget of $15 million and staff of 115, they are headquartered in Santa Cruz, CA.

CCOF is seeking a proven leader of people who can inspire teams and organizations to greatness. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and understanding of the organic food and agriculture industry, membership organizations, and nonprofit management. This individual will be a big-picture thinker who leads proactively and engages effectively with diverse stakeholders including members, staff, board, committees and other organizations while understanding the importance of and action about important details in the day-to-day management of the organization. They will successfully balance process, relationship-building, and results. This individual will have a thorough understanding of an association’s financial management and successful experience with generating revenue and attracting organizational funding.

The ideal candidate will have bachelor’s degree. A master’s or advanced degree is desirable. They will have at least 10-15 years of leadership and management experience with a minimum of six years of executive level experience leading a comparable size and scope organization. Most importantly, they will have a passion for and knowledge of organic food and the agriculture industry.

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Search is being conducted by Jim Zaniello, President, who can be reached at 202.210.1926 or jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





President,
National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)

The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has partnered with Vetted Solutions in the search to identify an innovative, visionary, and highly-regarded President. NIBS serves the Nation by supporting advances in building science and technology to improve the built environment. With a staff of 18 and an operating budget of $12 million, the Institute is headquartered in Washington, DC. This is an outstanding opportunity for a high-performing executive to lead this prestigious organization dedicated to supporting advances in building sciences and technology.

The new President will assume leadership of a well-respected organization with an appetite for forward movement and expansion. The President will work collaboratively with the Board to maintain and uphold the vision, mission, goals, and strategies of the Institute. S/he will supervise staff, oversee all headquarters operations, build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, work directly with government agencies and related associations, and craft a detailed strategy for organizational change. The President will be responsible for the efficient management of the Institute’s assets and will serve as the Institute’s spokesperson, along with the Board Chairman.

The successful candidate will have significant leadership experience, preferably in a nonprofit organization. Knowledge regarding the built environment and government contracting is desirable. While a Bachelor’s degree is required, an MBA or advanced degree in a related field is highly valued. The next President will have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to successfully collaborate with leaders and partners in adjacent organizations.

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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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