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NY State Society of CPAs LogoExecutive Director/Chief Executive Officer

The New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) is conducting a search for its next Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer (ED/CEO). Founded in 1897, NYSSCPA is a 501(c)(6) membership association for certified public accountants (CPAs) and finance professionals in New York state, and aims to educate, connect, and grow the careers of its nearly 24,000 professional members.

NYSSCPA fulfills this commitment to its membership through in-person and online networking opportunities, professional education, and prominent industry publications such as The CPA Journal. With annual revenues of around $10.3 million, and a 39-member governing Board of Directors, the organization’s work is supported by 67 staff members and 15 local chapters throughout the state, as well as more than 60 committees covering a broad range of topics and areas.

NYSSCPA also runs the Foundation for Accounting Education, a 501(c)(3) organization that administers continuing professional education (CPE) for CPAs and finance professionals. FAE offers courses in accounting, auditing, taxation, industry-specific topics, ethics, and advisory services in multiple formats, including live and online courses, and full- and half-day conferences and seminars.

The ED/CEO is responsible for the success of both organizations, reporting to the Board of Directors (Board) of NYSSCPA. In addition to having oversight for administrative, financial, and operational functions, they will collaborate with both Boards to revise the strategic plan to reflect changes in the professional landscape. The ED/CEO will play a lead role in raising the visibility of NYSSCPA and the accounting profession, as well as in advocating for issues that impact the profession and NYSSCPA membership. The position is based at the organization’s Wall Street headquarters in Manhattan. Regular travel is required.

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smpte logo Executive Director

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) is conducting a search for its next Executive Director. SMPTE is the global society of media professionals, technologists and engineers working together to drive the industry forward. From the early days of entertainment technology to the latest digital media breakthroughs, the brightest minds in the industry have found their community in SMPTE, the home of creative technology. Its mission is to drive the quality and evolution of motion pictures, television, and professional media through its global society of technologists, developers, and creatives by setting industry standards, providing relevant education, and fostering an engaged membership community. The organization has 5,000 individual members and 200 corporate members represented across 28 sections and 28 student chapters in 64 countries.

The Executive Director is accountable for executing SMPTE’s vision and mission and securing the future of the organization by serving its members’ and customers’ evolving needs. The Executive Director is a self-motivated, innovative, out-of-the-box thinker, with modern leadership and business skills, ensuring that SMPTE and its 15 staff members perform optimally in accordance with the values and guiding principles of an internationally recognized nonprofit professional media technology organization with global perspectives.

The Executive Director reports to the SMPTE President and in consultation with the Executive Committee of the SMPTE Board of Governors (Board), collaborates as a trusted advisor in setting the goals for the organization, commits to their achievement, and directs the activities necessary to ensure success. The position benefits from experience in nonprofit business models and the digital media industry sector and requires leadership in identifying the right initiatives to prioritize, effective operations management with sound fiscal judgment to perform efficiently and effectively, and business development acumen through programs, services, partnerships, grants, philanthropy and more.

The Executive Director must be able to develop a future-oriented, creative, and skilled staff and work collaboratively with the Board, SMPTE’s many volunteers, and external partners to grow and maintain relevance and the fiscal health of the organization through new and expanded revenue streams.

SMPTE’s headquarters are in White Plains, NY, about an hour north of New York. While a candidate located in the mid-Atlantic region would be preferred, SMPTE is willing to consider all qualified candidates located in their membership centers. Extensive domestic and international travel is required.

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ISEA logo President and Chief Executive Officer

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is conducting a search for its next President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Founded in 1933, ISEA is a 501(c)(6) membership association that represents personal protective equipment (PPE) and personal protective technologies (PPT) manufacturers, distributers, suppliers, and test labs. Its mission is to support and promote the common business interests of its member companies, which are united in the goal of protecting the health and safety of people who work in dangerous and potentially harmful environments.

ISEA fulfills this commitment to its membership by recommending and setting standards, providing training and workforce programs and offering a forum for knowledge access and exchange. ISEA runs market intelligence programs, meetings, and conferences, and links its members with other associations and professional societies. ISEA sets industry standards and practices and sponsors a training course for industry sales and marketing personnel, the Qualified Safety Sales Professional certification. The organization is the voice of the industry before Congress and regulatory agencies, and a source of information on government issues and activities.

The President and CEO recommends and participates in the formulation of the association’s goals, objectives, and related policies established by the Board of Trustees (Board). The President and CEO plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the staff, programs, and activities of the association and is the primary face for the association. They are responsible for developing member and strategic partner relationships and raising funds for the organization.

The position is based at the organization’s Arlington, VA headquarters in the Washington, DC area. Regular travel is required.

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SSO logo Chief Executive Officer

The Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organization. SSO is the premier surgical oncology organization in the world. The mission of SSO is to improve multidisciplinary patient care by advancing science, education, and cancer surgery care worldwide. SSO is a dynamic, global community of cancer surgeons dedicated to delivering the highest quality surgical care for cancer patients. SSO champions leading-edge education and research in surgical oncology and cancer care.

This position will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to think strategically and drive innovation. The next leader will help lead the organization as the SSO steers the transformation of cancer care into the next decade. The new leader should excel at bringing people together and advocating in a way that strengthens partnerships and relationships. SSO seeks a candidate with a leadership background in associations or medical nonprofit organizations. Experience working with healthcare professionals on a volunteer board or executive council would translate well into the role as well. SSO’s next leader should be a visionary problem-solver who is an innovative and creative thinker who can work to advance the profession and the organization.

This position is based in Rosemont, IL in the Chicago metropolitan area. The CEO will be the administrative leader of the organization and will work in close partnership with the SSO physician leaders to organize events, such as the annual SSO international meeting and specialty conferences. Travel is required.

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WHCA LogoPresident/Chief Executive Officer

The Washington Health Care Association (WHCA), which represents a majority of the state’s skilled nursing and assisted living providers, is seeking a President/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organization.WHCA is a 501c6 organization with annual revenue of around $5.2 million and a 30-year history of providing legislative and regulatory representation on behalf of its members. The organization counts over 170 skilled nursing facilities and 375 assisted living centers as its members, and serves its members through an educational foundation, a successful workers compensation management program, and professional development opportunities.

Even through a pandemic year that greatly challenged the assisted living and skilled nursing industry, the organization stepped up to provide a voice for its members in the legislative and regulatory arenas, provided services, and even grew membership through the tumultuous time.The new President/CEO will need experience with navigating state regulations, working with government agencies and legislators, and making change and progress in a highly regulated sector. A successful candidate will be passionate about member service and serving this critical sector of the healthcare industry.

This position offers a great opportunity for a skilled executive to work with an active, involved board to further the mission of an organization that is accomplished and financially solid. The position is based at WHCA’s headquarters in Tumwater (Olympia area), WA. Some travel is required.

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Chief Executive Officer

The Energy Bar Association (EBA) is conducting a search for its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). EBA is an international 501(c)(6) association of attorneys, energy professionals and students active in all areas of energy law. EBA’s vision is to promote professional excellence in the practice of energy law. EBA is committed to fiscal responsibility, ethical decision-making, subject matter excellence, high-quality programming, reliable communications, and continuous consideration of members’ current and anticipated needs. EBA is an inclusive organization that values diverse perspectives and provides opportunities for learning and community in a position neutral organization.

EBA’s mission is to advance the professional excellence of those engaged in energy law, regulation and policy through professional education, exploration of diverse viewpoints, and building connections within the energy community.

In addition to overseeing administrative, financial, and operational functions of the organization, the CEO will play a lead role in raising the visibility of EBA and advocate for issues that impact the mission and its membership. The CEO will report to the Board of Directors (Board). This position is based at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, DC. The CEO will represent EBA at events and board meetings. Some travel is required.

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AACP logoExecutive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is seeking an Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer (EVP/CEO) to head the organization. AACP is the leading advocate for high-quality pharmacy education. The organization works to develop strong academic scholars and leaders, support excellent professional doctoral and postgraduate degree programs, and build relationships with key constituency groups both inside and external to the profession of pharmacy.

Pharmacy is a central part of an evolving, collaborative healthcare ecosystem. AACP is the home of pharmacy education and plays a key role envisioning and shaping the future of professional education in pharmacy and its role in influencing the direction of the profession. The organization is innovative and forward-thinking, promoting research and collaboration across disciplines. The strategic plan has helped move the organization toward access and equity and has strengthened the organization’s commitment to diversity. AACP has evolved with the times and is committed to meeting new challenges and opportunities.

Over the past year this has meant responding to the pandemic. Pharmacists gained visibility during the pandemic, as they counted among the few health professionals who never closed their doors to patients. Pharmacists were the earliest testing providers and today they are a major distributor of vaccines. Distance education is an attractive door that has opened for more students, nationally and globally. The next leader will head AACP’s efforts with its member institutions to adapt pharmacy education and extend the role of pharmacists in the post-pandemic period.

The new EVP/CEO will be highly visible and influential in the industry and in academia. The new leader will play a key role in influencing the future of pharmacy education and academic leadership. This position will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to think strategically and drive innovation.

Since building partnerships and relationships is a major part of this role, a politically savvy leader who is driven by external relations and relationship development is required. The new leader should excel at bringing people together and advocating in a way that strengthens partnerships and relationships. AACP seeks a listener and communicator with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates must have executive-level leadership experience. A background in pharmacy and academia is desired, but experience in the healthcare realm would translate well into the role as well. AACP’s next leader should be a visionary problem-solver who thinks outside the box and helps this crucial healthcare profession reach new heights.

This position is based in Arlington, VA in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The EVP/CEO will represent AACP at a variety of special events and meetings. Some travel is required.

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DC Bar logoExecutive Director

The District of Columbia Bar Pro Bono Center (PBC) is conducting a search for its next Executive Director (ED). The ED is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the PBC. The position provides the leadership, management, and vision for a multi-faceted 501(c)(3) organization that provides free legal services to individuals, nonprofit organizations, and small businesses in Washington, DC through Pro Bono Center and volunteer attorneys.

The ED is a key leadership position within the D.C. Bar and serves as a member of the Executive Team (ET). This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the D.C. Bar, who serves as the Pro Bono Center’s Executive Vice President. This position is based at the organization’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

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Executive Director

The National Motor Freight Traffic Association (NMFTA) is a 501(c)6 membership organization with a mission to promote, advance, and improve the welfare and interests of the motor carrier industry and the motor carriers operating in commerce, both domestically and internationally.

This position will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to think strategically and drive innovation at a financially stable organization whose decisions, policies, and programs significantly impact the motor carrier industry, which is a fundamental component of the global economy. The new ED will work with the organization’s governing Board of Directors (Board) to set the direction and ensure the success of the organization’s programs. The ED will hold responsibility for managing and strategically employing $11 million in annual revenue, considerable assets, and a staff of around 21 members.

NMFTA’s next leader should possess business knowledge or a background in trade association leadership, with at least five years of executive experience and the ability to handle association-specific issues such as advocacy work, strategies for revenue generation, growing and retaining membership, asset management and budgeting, conference management, strategic planning, and the ability to collaboratively work with Board and volunteer leadership.

NMFTA’s leadership has recognized cybersecurity as a present and growing concern in the freight transportation industry, and the new leader should have a firm grasp of these challenges and their implications for members. The new leader must be able to effectively articulate cybersecurity concerns and have the advocacy skills to impact legislation and policy in this area that will effect positive change for members.

This position is based in the Alexandria, VA area. There will be some flexibility to work virtually, at least part of the time. The ED will represent NMFTA at all events and Board meetings. Travel is required.

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Director of Marketing & Communications

The Innovation and Value Initiative Foundation, Inc. (IVI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization advancing the science of—and improving the practice of—value assessment in healthcare. Since its creation, IVI has focused its mission on improving the science and practice of value assessment in healthcare. IVI is a membership organization with both organization and individual members. Revenues for 2020 were in the $2.3 million range.  While IVI is headquartered in Alexandria, VA, it has embraced a virtual staffing model from the start. As such, this position can be based anywhere in the continental U.S. Currently, staff are located throughout the country.

IVI is working to raise the level of discussion of value in healthcare and is also working to find common ground in approaches to measuring value through research, method development, scientific communication, and engagement. The U.S health system is diverse, complex, and ripe for innovation in the value space, and IVI is uniquely positioned to challenge outdated thinking and methodologies.

In support of this mission, IVI is seeking a Director of Marketing & Communications to provide overall strategic planning and oversight for the organization’s communications functions. This includes leading media response and outreach, website planning, social media strategies and goals, and multiple scientific communication projects. This role will enforce consistency in messaging and branding across all platforms and will also develop a future framework for growth.

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