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President and Chief Staff Officer,
The ESOP Association

Chief People Officer,
National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)

Chief Executive Officer,
The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA)

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

Vice President, Finance,
MAPI

Executive Director,
Apra

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

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

Director of Government Affairs,
International Code Council (ICC)

Vice President of Fire and Disaster Mitigation,
International Code Council (ICC)

President/CEO,
International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

President,
National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)




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 Jim Zaniello, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com or 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,
The Association for Medical Imaging Management (AHRA)

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 Jim Zaniello, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com.





Vice President, Finance,
MAPI

MAPI, the premiere network connecting manufacturing leaders with powerful ideas to make smarter business decisions, has partnered with Vetted Solutions as they seek to find a Vice President, Finance.

MAPI’s mission is to build strong leadership within manufacturing, and to drive the growth, profitability, and stature of global manufacturers. MAPI accomplishes this mission in two distinct, but related ways — (1) executive education programs and (2) manufacturing-specific business research and insights. MAPI has a staff of over 40 employees and generates $9.2 million in revenue.

Reporting to and partnering with the President and CEO, the Vice President, Finance, will set MAPI’s financial policy and direction while also being an active participant in, and driver of, the organization’s overall strategy. S/he will lead all financial administration, planning, budgeting, and forecasting. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President, Finance, will work closely with the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, and finance and investment subcommittees.

The successful candidate will be a seasoned leader with at least 10-12 years of broad finance experience. They will have experience gathering and evaluating financial information and making actionable recommendations to senior leadership. They will ideally have experience managing finance for a national nonprofit, association or professional services organization. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and a CPA or MBA would be a plus.

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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.





Executive Director,
Apra

SmithBucklin, a 100 percent employee-owned association management company, is looking for an Executive Director based in its Chicago, IL office to work closely with the board of directors to lead staff and volunteers for its client organization, Apra.

Apra is committed to serving, representing and advancing the professionals and practices that enable the philanthropic success of institutions that rely on fundraising for achieving their missions. Apra leaders, volunteers and members foster a highly collaborative environment for sharing and discussion, while leading the development, dissemination and advancement of best practices, resources, thinking and trends. Professionals in the Apra community strategically harness information and data to drive fundraising for philanthropic institutions. Apra members lead, engage and advocate on behalf of their community so that their institutions can continue to enrich the world we live in. Apra is a recognized leader in strategic practices for professionals utilizing analytical skills, data-driven research and insights, and collaborative relationships to advance the missions of philanthropic institutions.

The role of this executive leader is to work with the board, members, service providers and thought-leaders across the industry to shape a vision for the future and to demonstrate the value Apra and its members bring to the to their profession and to fulfillment of the important missions of the institutions they serve.

In addition to possessing strong business and leadership skills, the Executive Director will be expected to readily identify new opportunities and influence the future of the organization in support of the Apra’s mission.

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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 Mike Galetto mike@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.





Director of Government Relations,
International Code Council (ICC)

The International Code Council (ICC) is recruiting a Director of Government Relations for its Washington, DC Government Affairs Office, who will be responsible for developing, coordinating, directing, and implementing state and local government advocacy and other programs within a geographic area of responsibility. This is an exciting opportunity to develop relationships and build coalitions with ICC members at the state level in DC, NJ, PA, DE, MD, VA, and WV. In addition, the Director will be assisting with ICC’s engagement and advocacy with the Administration, Congress, and national stakeholders. The combination of state and federal government relations involvement will truly allow the Director to fully grasp ICC’s political platform.

By traveling throughout the mid-Atlantic region, the Director will have an amazing opportunity to connect not only with ICC members, but with code officials, design professionals, contractors, building owners and managers, elected officials and other industry related professionals. This grassroots approach will prove to be an invaluable tool in both supporting members and furthering the goals of ICC.

The ideal candidate will have experience in policy or advocacy-related fields with a Bachelor’s degree. Additionally, the right applicant will have a proven history of delivering on commitments, excellent organizational skills, and attention to detail. Previous experience with a national trade association and direct state and/or lobbying experience is strongly preferred. Residence in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia is required.

The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Fifty states and the District of Columbia have adopted the I-Codes at the state or jurisdictional level. Federal agencies including the Architect of the Capitol, General Services Administration, National Park Service, Department of State, U.S. Forest Service and the Veterans Administration also enforce the I-Codes.

The Government Relations mission is to partner with entities having objectives and missions compatible with ICC and that support the I-Codes and the developmental process upon which these codes are based. The Government Relations Department is dedicated to providing assistance to ICC members in their efforts to adopt the I-Codes in the United States and around the world.

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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 Mason Baxter at +1 540 993 6905.





Vice President of Fire and Disaster Mitigation,
International Code Council (ICC)

The International Code Council (ICC) is recruiting a Vice President of Fire and Disaster Mitigation Activities reporting to the Senior Vice President of Government Relations. This position is responsible for developing, coordinating, directing and implementing programs related to ICC’s relationship with organizations that oversee or engage in emergency management, fire service activities, and federal agencies with oversight of disaster preparedness and public safety. This position is located in Washington, DC.

The ideal candidate will have at least seven years’ experience in a leadership role in a state or national fire service organization or Federal or State emergency management agency with at least two years’ experience in policy or advocacy related fields. Responsibilities include planning ICC’s pre- and post-disaster assistance initiatives to assist States and Local jurisdictions prepare for, and recover from, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildland fire, and other emergencies.

They will engage and support Code Council staff in fostering relationships to support the use of the ICC family of codes and standards (I-Codes) and to ensure the successful achievement of the goals and objectives of the Council. This position will also serve as the principal liaison to fire service organizations including National Fire Protection Association, International Fire Chiefs Association, National Association of State Fire Marshals, National Volunteer Fire Council, International Association of Fire Fighters and others.

The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and may global markets choose the International Codes.

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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 Daryl Lontz daryl@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 Jim Zaniello, jim.zaniello@vettedsolutions.com and Judy Walker, judy.walker@vettedsolutions.com.





President/CEO,
International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), an organization headquartered in Arlington, VA in metropolitan Washington, DC, which supports citizens’ rights to participate in free and fair elections, seeks a visionary person with a global perspective, the ability to communicate with a diverse audiences, and strong staff and financial management skills.

The President/CEO reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the overall management of IFES, including the lead role in establishing and implementing its strategic vision. At the Arlington, VA headquarters, IFES has 113 full-time staff, plus 20 work sites around globe with 220 staff. This premier implementer of election assistance has a $46.4 million budget for FY2018.

In order to advance its global mission, IFES staff provide technical assistance to election officials, empower and support under-represented constituencies to participate in the political process, and improve the electoral cycle. Since 1987, IFES has worked with election management bodies in more than 145 countries to develop and implement comprehensive electoral support.

To be successful, the next President/CEO will have a demonstrated ability for strategic thinking and organizational leadership, experience working with US and foreign governments and bilateral organizations, and understand government contracting/how financial support is garnered. S/He will be an effective and dynamic communicator, a strong fundraiser, a steady voice in difficult or politically charged situations, and comfortable interacting with a wide range of people from different geographies and cultural backgrounds.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a passionate and committed staff and Board to ensure IFES remains the global leader in democracy promotion and the building of democratic process worldwide.

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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 Kristan McMahon, Principal, Vetted Solutions, at kristan@vettedsolutions.com.





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