Customer Story: Helping Ada Jenkins Center with their executive search by Candice Latham | Jan 4, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 comments The Ada Jenkins Center is a well-respected organization with a deep commitment to serving the unmet needs of the Lake Norman community. Early in 2020, when the Center’s longtime Executive Director decided to retire after more than a decade with the organization, the nonprofit’s board knew they needed the help of a professional search firm. Next Stage answered the call and worked with the organization over a four-month period to complete a full-scale search process. The board partnered with the Next Stage team to develop an ideal candidate profile and position description that would meet the needs of the organization. Next Stage then created a broad, national outreach plan that targeted traditional and nontraditional candidates through both marketing and targeted relational outreach. The result was a robust pool of professionals who were narrowed down to an interview pool for the board to interview. After considering the search finalists, Ada Jenkins Center chose Harold Rice, a longtime Charlotte leader with deep nonprofit experience and community ties, to lead them into the future. Harold is a Lake Norman resident and has a long history of human services leadership, including a 13-year tenure at Community Link. Learn more about this successful search here. Executive search is one of our most popular services lines, and with good reason. We specialize in sourcing top talent for chief executive roles, often combining these services with change management design and implementation. This is particularly useful for organizations like the Ada Jenkins Center, where the departure of a longtime leader meant more than just “filling an empty seat.” Did you return to a January surprise in your own nonprofit? Or have you been planning a departure for some time? Connect with us and learn how Next Stage can help you find the next leader for your organization. Share this entryFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInTumblrRedditEmail Submit a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.