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The HALO Trust Appoints Executive Director

July 12, 2019

The HALO Trust recently appointed Chris Whatley as Executive Director. Whatley joins The HALO from the United Nations Foundation’s United Nations Association of the United States. Sterling Martin Associations led the national search for this leadership placement. Read more.

340B Health Hires New Senior VP of Operations

June 19, 2019

Sterling Martin Associates is pleased to announce the successful national search led for 340B Health’s new Senior Vice President of Operations has culminated with the appointment of Patrick McGary. Read more.

CWEA Brings on New Executive Director

May 30, 2019

Sterling Martin Associates national executive search for the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) has culminated with the hire of Jenn Jones as the Association’s new Executive Director. To this new role, Jones brings more than 20 years of experience in professional membership associations and nonprofit organizations, including extensive experience in organizational management, membership, coalition-building, advocacy, marketing and communications strategies, and programming. Read more.

FICPA Hires New Chief Member Engagement Officer

May 22, 2019

After conducting a national search, Sterling Martin Associates is pleased to announce the selection of Maunda Land as The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ newly appointed Chief Member Engagement Officer. Land brings experience including over 16 years in the nonprofit and association sectors, with specific emphasis on membership engagement and professional development. Read more.

CCA Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

May 13, 2019

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance (The Alliance), recently hired Lou DiGioia as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Sterling Martin Associates is proud to share another successful national search conducted and placement made for one of our clients. The Colorectal Cancer Alliance, based in Washington, DC, was founded in 1999 as the Colon Cancer Alliance, by a group of 40+ survivors, caregivers and friends who saw the need to educate the public and provide support to those affected by the disease. Read more.

NAPA Hires New VP of Finance & Operations

April 29, 2019

Sterling Martin Associates is happy to share that Melanie Richardson is the new VP of Finance and Operations for National Asphalt Pavement Association. SMA led the search to fill this role.  Founded in 1955, NAPA has nearly 1,200 members consisting of both companies and individuals. The organization’s revenue budget is in the $10 million range and has a staff of 25. Read more.

Recruiter Wisdom: Drinking During An Interview?

April 15, 2019

Should I drink during a dinner meeting if my interviewers are drinking? Get the answer from recruiting expert David Martin, CEO and Managing Partner of Sterling Martin Associates. Read more.

Camp Fire Announces Greg Zweber As Next President and CEO

March 21, 2019

Sterling Martin is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Zweber as President and CEO of Camp Fire, a national youth development organization. One of the oldest nonprofit organization’s in the U.S., Camp Fire was founded in 1910 “to guide young people on their journey to self-discovery.” Sterling Martin led the national search to fill the President and CEO opening. Read more.

SHEA Announces New Executive Director

March 11, 2019

Sterling Martin Associates is happy to share The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America’s (SHEA) announcement for their new Executive Director. SMA conducted the search that brought Kristy Weinshel, MBA into this role. Read more.

Julie McGrath Assumes Role of Senior Director, Global Events for ISPOR

March 7, 2019

Following a national search led by Sterling Martin Associates, ISPOR, the international professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), hires Julie McGrath as their new Senior Director, Global Events. Read more.

AHIMA Hires New Chief Knowledge Officer

March 4, 2019

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) selected Cheryl Martin as new Chief Knowledge Officer. Sterling Martin Associates assisted in the search to fill this position. Cheryl Martin began her new role with AHIMA on 1/02/2019. Read more.

Colorectal Cancer Alliance Taps Sterling Martin to Find Chief Operating Officer

January 11, 2019

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance (The Alliance), based in Washington, DC, is conducting a search for a Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Alliance has grown rapidly in recent years and anticipates a revenue budget in the $13 million range for 2019. The COO will be responsible for overseeing The Alliance’s operations, finance, information technology and marketing communications functions. CCA is seeking a COO who can provide a vision for the infrastructure required to accommodate CCA’s goal of becoming a $20-25 million organization and beyond. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search. Read more.

BPS Announces Jennifer Pesanelli as Next Executive Officer

December 28, 2018

After a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates, the Biophysical Society (BPS) has selected Jennifer Pesanelli as its next Executive Officer. Current Executive Officer Ro Kampman announced her retirement in June. Read more.

Sterling Martin to Conduct National Search for Camp Fire’s Next President and CEO

December 19, 2018

National youth development organization Camp Fire is seeking a new President and CEO. One of the oldest nonprofit organization’s in the U.S., Camp Fire was founded in 1910 “to guide young people on their journey to self-discovery.” The organization began as Camp Fire Girls in 1910 as the first multi-racial, multi-cultural and nonsectarian organization for girls but became co-educational in 1975. Today it serves all youth and continues its commitment to inclusion. Over the last 108 years, millions of youth and their families have benefited from the organization’s innovative programs and camps that help young people learn the life skills they need to succeed now and in the future. Today, with 53 councils in 24 states and DC, the organization serves nearly 185,000 youth between the ages of 5 and 17 and has increased youth served by 35% since 2014. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search. Read more.

Delta Chi Appoints New Executive Director

December 18, 2018

After an extensive search led by Sterling Martin Associates, the Delta Chi Fraternity Board of Regents has selected Jerod Breit as the Fraternity’s 10th Executive Director and CEO, effective December 29, 2018.Read more.

Sterling Martin Welcomes New Senior Executive Recruiter

December 5, 2018

Sterling Martin is pleased to welcome Katherine Carter as Senior Executive Recruiter for the greater New York City area. Katherine brings more than 20 years of experience in human resources management and executive recruiting to her role.

FICPA Retains Sterling Martin to Find Best Candidate for Chief Strategy and Member Engagement Officer Position

November 15, 2018

The Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants(FICPA) is conducting a search for the position of Chief Strategy and Member Engagement Officer (CSMEO) to be based in central Florida, ideally Tampa or Orlando area. This is a new position that will help launch a new office location to further develop the central Florida market for FICPA. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search. Read more.

SHEA Taps Sterling Martin to Conduct National Search for Its Next Executive Director

November 12, 2018

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America(SHEA), located in Arlington, VA, is conducting a search for a new Executive Director. SHEA has helped define best practices in healthcare epidemiology worldwide since its founding in 1980. The organization has a revenue budget in the $4 million range and a staff of 8. Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search.Read more.

Sterling Martin Selected to Find ISPOR’s Senior Director of Global Events

November 5, 2018

ISPOR, the international professional society for health economics and outcomes research (HEOR), is seeking a Senior Director of Global Events to be based in the organization’s headquarters in Lawrenceville, NJ (near Princeton, NJ). Sterling Martin Associates has been retained to assist with this search. Read more.

Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts Names Michael McDonagh New Chief Executive Officer

October 26, 2018

Following a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates, the Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts (ASM) announced the appointment of Michael McDonagh as Chief Executive Officer.Read more.

AALL Announces New Executive Director

October 11, 2018

Following a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates,The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced it has hired Oolagamani (Vani) Ungapen as the venerable association’s new executive director. Read more.

AOPA Names New Executive Director

September 26, 2018

Following a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates,Eve Humphreys, MBA, CAE, has been named the new Executive Director of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA). Humphreys will officially assume this role on November 19, 2018. Read more.

AMCHP Announces Webb as New CEO

September 24, 2018

After a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates, the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) has announced Jonathan Webb as its new Chief Executive Officer. Read more.

Delta Chi Taps Sterling Martin to Find Next Executive Director

September 7, 2018

Delta Chi Fraternity, Inc. has retained Sterling Martin Associates to search for its next Executive Director. The position will be located at Delta Chi’s headquarters in Indianapolis, IN and is available immediately. The Delta Chi Board of Regents recently approved the relocation of the headquarters office from Iowa City, IA to Indianapolis. Overseeing this relocation will be one of the new ED’s first responsibilities.

COLA Appoints Nancy Stratton as Chief Executive Officer

September 5, 2018

After a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates, COLA, the nation’s premier clinical laboratory accreditation provider, has announced the appointment of Nancy Stratton as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Read more.

AHIMA Foundation Selects Sterling Martin to Find Its Executive Director

August 24, 2018

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) has retained Sterling Martin Associates to search for Executive Director of the AHIMA Foundation. The position is based in Chicago, IL at AHIMA’s headquarters. Read more.

Just Released: Official Position Description for Biophysical Society’s Next Executive Officer

August 17, 2018

Sterling Martin Associates and The Biophysical Society (BPS), located in Rockville, MD, have released the official position description for BPS’ next Executive Officer (EO). The EO is BPS’ chief staff executive.

Lewis Named New CSHA Executive Director

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

After a national search led by its Board of Directors and executive search firm, Sterling Martin Associates, the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA) announces the appointment of Brian Lewis as the organization’s new executive director. Read more.

Sterling Martin to Find Next BPS Executive Officer

Friday, August 3, 2018

Sterling Martin Associates has been retained by the Biophysical Society (BPS) to search for its next Executive Officer. The position is based in Rockville, MD. BPS’ budget is in the $5M range, and 17 professional staff members serve the organization. BPS is governed by its officers (4 members) and Council (13 members).

SMA Recruits CEO for League of Women Voters

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Following a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates (SMA), The League of Women Voters has hired Virginia Kase as the next Chief Executive Officer. Since 2011, Kase has been a leader at CASA, an organization at the forefront of the immigrant-rights movement representing nearly 100,000 members.

Sterling Martin to Find AALL’s Next Executive Director

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), based in Chicago, IL, has retained Sterling Martin Associates to search for AALL’s next Executive Director. AALL is governed by an 11-member governing board and includes 13 full-time professionals. AALL’s budget is in the $4M range.

AHIMA Selects Sterling Martin Associates to Find Its Next Chief Knowledge Officer

Tuesday, July 11, 2018

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), headquartered in Chicago, Il, has retained Sterling Martin Associates to search for the organization’s Chief Knowledge Officer. Read more.

Ask the Recruiter: To Drink or Not to Drink

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Question: Should I drink during a dinner meeting if my interviewers are drinking?

Answer: This one is a little tricky. If the server asks you first (before the other guests) if you would like something to drink, tell them you haven’t decided yet and see what the others order. Read more.

Sterling Martin Selected to Find Next Chief Executive Officer for AMCHP

Monday, June 25, 2018

Sterling Martin Associates has been retained by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) to conduct a search for its next Chief Executive Officer. The position is located in Washington, DC.

Lori Tremmel Freeman, MBA, named Chief Executive Officer at the National Association of County & City Health Officials

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Following a national search conducted by Sterling Martin Associates, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) named Lori Tremmel Freeman Chief Executive Officer, effective May 1, 2018. Prior to joining NACCHO, Ms. Freeman served as the CEO of the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) since 2014 where she was responsible for ensuring the success of all AMCHP’s operations. Read more.

American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA)

Monday, April 16, 2018

AOPA has retained Sterling Martin Associates to search for its next Executive Director, based in Alexandria, VA. Founded in 1917, the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is the largest nonprofit association dedicated to helping orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) businesses and professionals navigate the multitude of issues surrounding the delivery of quality patient care. Read more.

COLA

Thursday, February 15, 2018

COLA has retained Sterling Martin Associates to search for its next Chief Executive Officer, based in Columbia, Maryland. Established in 1988, COLA was born out of four organizations – the American Medical Association (AMA), the American College of Physicians (ACP), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

William B. Coleman, PhD is Appointed Executive Officer of the American Society for Investigative Pathology

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, the American Society for Investigative Pathology (ASIP) has appointed William Coleman, PhD as ASIP’s Executive Officer. He will succeed Mark E. Sobel, MD, PhD on February 1, 2018. Sobel has served as ASIP’s Executive Officer since 2001. Dr. Coleman is currently Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine (Chapel Hill, NC). Read More.

The League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS)

February 1, 2018

The League of Women Voters of the United States (LWVUS) has retained Sterling Martin Associates to search for its next Chief Executive Officer.

United States Society on Dams Appoints Sharon Powers Executive Director

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, the United States Society on Dams (USSD) selected Sharon Powers to fill USSD’s Executive Director role. USSD was looking for someone who had executive leadership and management experience with diverse and decentralized global non-profit association or other relevant executive leadership and management experience. Read More.

Claudia Randall Assumes Obesity Medicine Association Executive Director Role

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) selected Claudia Randall as its next Executive Director. The search focused on finding an individual with leadership skills who was also an excellent communicator and relationship-builder. Ms. Randall has two decades of experience in the healthcare and non-profit industry. Read More.

Dan LaBert Joins NAILBA as Chief Executive Officer

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Following a national search, conducted by the Sterling Martin team, the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies (NAILBA) has appointed Dan LaBert, former executive director of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA) to be NAILBA’s new Chief Executive Officer. Read More.

National Speakers Association Appoints Mary Lue Peck as CEO

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, National Speakers Association (NSA) has appointed Mary Lue Peck as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective January 2, 2018. Mary Lue comes to NSA from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). Read More.

International Safety Equipment Association Appoints Charles D. Johnson as President

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has appointed Charles D. Johnson as its new president, effective August 1, 2017. Read More.

The Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts Appoints Carrie L. Ciliberto, Esq. As CEO

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, The Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts has appointed Carrie L. Ciliberto, Esq. as the next CEO of the association, to succeed Monica Lawton, who will retire at the end of July after 20 years with ASM. Carrie will officially join The Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts on July 20. Read More.

InsideNGO Appoints Tammy Hettinger as Director, Global Member Development & Engagement

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, InsideNGO, a global nonprofit organization located in Washington, DC, has appointed Tammy Hettinger Director, Global Member Development and Engagement. She assumed her role in May 2017. Read More.

Chemical Education Foundation Selects Dwayne Sattler as Executive Director

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, The Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF) announced Dwayne G. Sattler as Executive Director of the Foundation effective April 3, 2017. Sattler comes to CEF from The Ohio State University (OSU) where he served as Managing Director of “SpotOn,” a national STEM education technology initiative within the College of Education and Human Ecology. Read More.

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Selects Francesca Dea as Executive Director

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Following a national search conducted by the Sterling Martin Associates team, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) announced the recent addition of Francesca Dea as Executive Director. Read More.