August 22, 2019 – Although boards of directors are considered the backbones of organizations, director recruiting has grown markedly more challenging, say recruiters who conduct searches in that area. As a result, companies continue to turn to executive search firms to help find new board members.
Recently, Greenwich Harbor Partners placed Lisa Hook, Trisha McDermott Thompkins and Alena Brenner as new members of the board of directors at Teach for America Miami-Dade. The assignment was led by managing directors Carrie Pryor and Ted Pryor. Click here is read the entire article.
GHP has placed three new board members with Teach for America - New Jersey. Debbie Dyson, Dave Bagatelle and Judy Reinsdorf joined the board. Teach For America works in partnership with urban and rural communities in more than 50 regions across the country to expand educational opportunity for children. Founded in 1990, Teach For America recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding leaders to make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to end educational inequity. Today Teach For America is a force of 56,000 alumni and corps members committed to profound systemic change. From classrooms to districts to state houses across America, they’re reimagining education to realize the day when every child has an equal opportunity to learn, to grow, to influence, and to lead. Teach For America is a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network. Click here to read the entire article.
NACD Directorship - July/August 2018
We had the pleasure of writing a Feature Article for the NACD Directorship magazine in the recent July-August Issue that describes multiple situations for both private and public companies where moving a board member to CEO has been successful. In recent news, the latest example of such a move is General Electric selecting Lawrence Culp, former President and CEO of Danaher Corporation, from the Board to become the new CEO.
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Hunt Scanlon Media - December 30, 2016
One of the most interesting trends we’ve seen in 2016 is the preponderance of boutique search firms finally getting invited in – and winning – assignments for some of the most prestigious boards in the country. This trend is happening everywhere, not just in the U.S. Two recruiting firms, in particular, stood out to us: Greenwich Harbor Partners and Harvard Group International. Coincidentally, both firms were called upon by clients not just to fill a single board seat, but six of them!
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Senior Executive Recruiting in Media, Technology and Business Services