Nashville Power Brokers Use Their Clout, Cash to Revive Our Public Schools, Coaxing a High-Profile Hillsboro Grad Home to Lead the Effort

October 11, 2013

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.

Executive Search: A Recuperating Sector - and a Changing One

October 2, 2013

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.

Dedication for Vanderbilt's Golf House and Training Center

October 1, 2013

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 Adds Arkon and Barna to Sales Team

September 25, 2013

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.

Nashville Public Education Foundation Names New President

September 10, 2013

The Nashville Public Education Foundation has chosen former Bredesen administration staffer Shannon Hunt to be its new president.

Managing Risk - The Cost of a Bad Hire

September 4, 2013

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.

Ingram Barge Company Announces Kim Nowell as Senior Vice President of Human Resources

August 28, 2013

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.

University of South Carolina Names Jancy Houck VP for Development and Alumni Relations

August 9, 2013

Jancy Houck has been named the University of South Carolina's vice president for development and alumni relations.

Emory Fundraiser Named President of UConn Foundation

July 23, 2013

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

July 17, 2013

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.

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