The Boland Group - Highlights of Mission Driven assignments:

Selected representative searches in the Mission Driven space:

  • For a United Way organization in the nation's breadbasket, whose revenues shrank 40% in less than three years,
    • an Executive Director who dramatically increased revenue development (including previously untapped sources), resulting in increasing services, the number served, and the quantifiable community impact.
    • The successful CEO candidate also successfully restored the confidence of the community, rebuilt depleted reserves and transformed the internal culture into a service-oriented organization.
  • For a not for profit mental health center (CMHC) in the Midwest, recognized regionally for its innovation and evidenced based practices, the Board of Directors was looking for a
    • CEO, who could lead the organization to a an even higher (national) level of excellence. After a 10 month search failed to surface a “game-changer”, the Board evaluated seven search firms before selecting TBG. We conducted a national search, presented candidates within 30 days, interviewed finalists within 60 days, and the successfully recruited CEO was on board in 90 days.
  • For a health and human services organization in the Midwest, the Board of Directors was looking for a
    • visionary but hands-on CEO, to help take the organization to the next level, in part by cultivating and leveraging collaborative partnerships with for-profit businesses, individuals, government agencies and other non-profits in the area to make highest and best use of the organization’s resources.
  • For a $250M national Managed Behavioral Healthcare firm created through the merger of a non-profit and a for-profit organization, a CIO
    • to recruit, retain or outplace 100 professionals around the country in under six months
    • to complete the consolidation of three data centers and develop an integrated system to support the new nationwide service area.
  • For a non-profit provider of therapeutic and rehabilitative services for children and adults with physical disabilities, a
    • CEO, who could help position this Midwestern organization as a center of excellence, in part by leveraging a new state of the art, world-class athletic facility as the therapeutic destination of choice for adaptive sports and other world class therapeutic offerings.
  • For the local chapter of a global healthcare society dedicated to providing research and services for victims of an auto-immune disease, an
    • Executive Director, to transform this regional chapter into a magnet for the funding and volunteers required to provide a rich spectrum of services and support.
  • For the CEO of the Girl Scouts of America, a CIO
    • At the request of the board, introduced broad slate of diversity candidates
    • Search completed in under four weeks -- with a successful diversity candidate.