Category Archives: Search & Succession
In this Lead. Learn. Thrive. podcast episode Tom Adams speaks with Pamela Gilbert, Chair of the American Antitrust Institute’s Board of Directors about the board’s roles and challenges in preparing for and successfully leading an executive transition.
By Tom Adams, Director, Succession and Sustainability Executive transitions may look simple and straightforward to some board leaders. As Pam Gilbert, current Board Chair of American Antitrust Institute observed, “If your executive is doing her or his job well, they … Continue reading
By Tom Adams, Director, Succession and Sustainability Strategic planning gets mixed reviews from boards and executives. For some, there is a groan and a desire to avoid it as long as possible. For others, there is excitement and energy in … Continue reading
In this Lead. Learn. Thrive. podcast episode, Raffa’s Tom Adams talks with leaders from the YWCA National Capital Area (YWCA NCA): Tamara Smith, CEO; Artencia Hawkins-Bell, Board President; and Shana Heilbron, Chief Development Officer along with Melody Thomas, senior consultant at Raffa. … Continue reading
We put a lot of thought and effort into our Raffa Learning Community, and we want to keep improving the offerings to nonprofits and social enterprises. In addition to individual session feedback, we conduct an annual survey of attendees to … Continue reading
In this Lead. Learn. Thrive. podcast episode, Raffa’s Tom Adams spoke with C. Marie Taylor, president and CEO of Leadership Montgomery about her career and tips for nonprofit executives. In addition to Leadership Montgomery, Taylor has also led Interfaith Works and … Continue reading
In this Lead. Learn. Thrive. podcast episode, Raffa’s Tom Adams spoke with Jennie Lucca, CEO of The Children’s Inn at NIH about her transition both as a new nonprofit leader and as someone who took the position as an internal candidate. They … Continue reading