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Check here for recent placements and news about our search consultants. Read more about top professionals we work with who are taking on new challenges in leading organizations nationwide.

During this pandemic, and because of continued contact with our CEO placements, we recognize that leadership transitions are even more complex today. For many organizations, the combination of COVID’s impact, a top leadership change, and unresolved organizational issues can create an unsettled landscape. Instead of new CEOs immediately diving into full-scale strategic planning for the future, “we’re seeing that organizations need a modified approach, a Stage 1 Strategic Plan, designed to first address any obstacles in order to wipe the slate clean to be fully ready for comprehensive strategic planning,” says Tuft President Jill Christie. In a Stage 1 Strategic Plan, the focus is first on identifying critical, ...

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Tuft President Jill Christie serves as Program Chair for the Network of Nonprofit Search Consultants (NNSC), which is comprised of more than 40 leading nonprofit search consultants in the United States and Canada. For the NNSC’s virtual fall meeting, NNSC invited a leading expert in diversity, equity, and inclusion awareness: Kymberly Garrett, MBA, Chief People Officer, Children’s Bureau, Los Angeles, and a former in-house diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant. “We were p...

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Sheri Sesay-Tuffour The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) has announced today that Sheri Sesay-Tuffour, PhD, CAE, will become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB), effective September 14, 2020. Sesay-Tuffour succeeds former CEO Margaret “Peg” Harrison, MSN, CPNP-PC, CAE who retired in June 2020 after a planned leadership transition. Tuft President Jill Christie led the national search for the CEO...

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Matthew Moy Johnson

Matthew Moy Johnson, an experienced nonprofit executive, recently accepted a new challenge to become the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Cancer Research Foundation (CRF), Chicago. He was selected during a national search, led by Tuft & Associates.

Believing CRF has an important mission, Johnson was ready to help the organization realize its full potential.  His first day of work at CRF was March 16.  This also turned out to be his las...

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