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Executive Director

The National Creditors Bar Association (NCBA) located in University Park, FL (Sarasota area), is conducting a search for a new Executive Director (ED). This position may work either from the headquarters location or virtually, with a preference for candidates who can easily travel up to 1-2 times per month to work from the Sarasota office as needed. NCBA is a trade association dedicated to serving law firms engaged in the practice of creditors rights law both in state and federal courts. Originally founded in 1993 as the National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) the organization has grown to become the pre-eminent association for the creditors rights attorney.  NCBA has broadened its membership base to include firms practicing in foreclosure, bankruptcy and other areas. They have also expanded their educational offerings and networking opportunities. NCBA has a revenue budget in the $2.4 million range and an existing staff of 8. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

NCBA’s membership is comprised of over 500 creditors rights law firms and individual members, totaling approximately 2000 attorneys. The NCBA membership also includes defense attorneys and in-house counsel. Members practice in over 20 different practice areas in the 50 states, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.K.  NCBA’s attorney members are committed to delivering the highest professional, responsible and ethical services in their representation of clients and interaction with consumers, the bar, and the public. As a membership requirement, NCBA members must agree to abide by a Code of Conduct and Ethics that requires more than existing state and federal laws.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Executive Officer

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Georgia (MCAG) is conducting a search for a new Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer. MCAG, located in the metropolitan Atlanta, GA area (Tucker, GA), is one of the oldest organizations in Georgia representing the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and plumbing industry. It is MCAG’s mission to help service the business needs of its members. The members of the MCAG contribute to provide progress, development and expansion to the mechanical contracting industry: “To advance and promote the profession of the union mechanical contractor by providing the local membership certain services and resources allowing them to continually improve individually and collectively as an association.”

The EVP & CEO is responsible for the administration and management functions of the organization by planning, directing, and controlling all activities of the Association to achieve stated goals, policies and objectives at the direction of the Board of Directors.  This position acts as manager of labor contracts, job training, business planning/financial analysis, and various other operations-related areas; and performs all duties assigned by the Board. Additionally, this position provides leadership of the Mechanical Industries Council Education & Training Fund (MICETF). Total assets for the MCAG association and industry trust fund (MICETF) total around $2.7M and income between the two is about $750k per year. The CEO is also responsible for Georgia’s involvement in the National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau (NCPWB).

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Vice President, Brand

Urban Land Institute (ULI) located in Washington, DC, is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, they now have over 42,000 members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of land use, real estate development and related disciplines working in private enterprise and public service. A multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates an open exchange of ideas, information, and experience among industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI operates with an annual revenue budget of over $70M. They currently have a 17-member Board of Directors and a staff of around 250.  Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

For more information, please visit https://americas.uli.org/.

Reporting to the Chief Marketing and Membership Officer, the VP, Brand, will be responsible for strategic stewardship and oversight of ULI’s global brand and creative marketing efforts. In partnership with other departments, the VP will act as a critical growth driver by developing and executing the strategy through innovative global marketing programs and materials that increase brand awareness, strengthen ULI’s reputation and position, and foster membership growth.

The executive will lead a team of two creative professionals and multiple vendors, while working across departments and programs to deploy a data and insight-driven brand strategy.

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Chief Executive Officer

The Amputee Coalition is conducting a search for a Chief Executive Officer that is ready to embrace their mission of “Empowering people affected by limb loss to reach their full potential.”  The position is based in the Washington, DC area or at their Knoxville, TN offices. Founded in 1986, the Amputee Coalition (AC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a revenue budget in the $4M range and a staff of 22. AC is the leading national organization that empowers people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential. They do this through education, support and advocacy. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will serve as the chief staff executive of the organization with full authority for the management of its affairs. The CEO will be responsible for overall strategic management, administration, day-to-day operations and development of staff and will implement the organization’s policy in alignment with the Board.

A five-year strategic plan is in place and has Board agreement and alignment. The Board is looking for a CEO to embrace the mission, values and deliver on the objectives.

In addition to peer support, education and communication, the AC has been a leader in expanding access and resources through its advocacy work. In 2002, it began its work to ensure amputees have access to, and reimbursement for, prosthetic devices. These efforts have resulted in revisions to legislation in more than 35 state and federal jurisdictions and changes providing insurance coverage in 20 states affecting an estimated 300,000 amputees and millions of Americans at risk for amputation in future years. With a network of 403 support groups and nearly 800 active certified peer visitors, as well its National Limb Loss Resource Center (NLLRC), AC helps people with limb loss, their families and caregivers to recover, readjust, and live fully with limb loss/difference.

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Senior Vice President of Membership Marketing

Urban Land Institute (ULI) located in Washington, DC, is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, they now have over 42,000 members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of land use, real estate development and related disciplines working in private enterprise and public service. A multidisciplinary real estate forum, ULI facilitates an open exchange of ideas, information, and experience among industry leaders and policy makers dedicated to creating better places. The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI operates with an annual revenue budget of over $70M. They currently have a 17-member Board of Directors and a staff of around 250.  Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.

For more information, please visit https://americas.uli.org/

The Senior Vice President of Membership Marketing will translate the organization’s strategic plan into operational priorities and manage the day-to-day operations of the Americas marketing and membership group, facilitating continued growth of the organization. He/she will be responsible for keeping staff directed and focused on serving its members, delivering on revenue objectives, and the mission of the organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong expertise in membership marketing, demonstrate strong business acumen, embrace innovation, have a motivational can-do approach, and a collaborative leadership style.

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