Nashville is a city in the national spotlight, increasingly landing on "best of" lists that range from economic diversity to entertainment and food to the health care industry.
When economic markets collapsed in 2008, the retained executive-search industry slowed dramatically. According to the New York-based Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) trade group, world-wide industry revenues fell 32% in 2009 and hundreds of consultants left the field.
Parker Executive Search vice president Ryan Grant, a former captain of the Vanderbilt golf team, attended the dedication ceremony for Vanderbilt University's Golf House and Training Center.
LeasePlan USA has hired Bob Barna as its sales vice president of strategic accounts and Steve Arkon as its sales vice president of national accounts. Barna and Arkon will be responsible for generating new business relationships for the company, according to LeasePlan.
The Nashville Public Education Foundation has chosen former Bredesen administration staffer Shannon Hunt to be its new president.
As we seek to emphasize the added value of retained search to clients and persuade them that search is the right way to go, mentioning both risk management and the potential costs of a bad executive hire can strengthen our case.
Craig E. Philip, Chief Executive Officer, Ingram Barge Company today announced the addition of Kim W. Nowell as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the barge company.
Jancy Houck has been named the University of South Carolina's vice president for development and alumni relations.
Joshua Newton, a leading philanthropy executive who steered fundraising efforts that raised nearly $1.7 billion in private support during a recently completed campaign at Emory University, has been appointed president of the University of Connecticut Foundation.
Jack Turman Named Dean of the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services at Indiana State University
Indiana State University officials have selected a veteran health care educator, researcher and administrator to serve as dean of the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services.