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Nonprofit CEO Succession Planning

By James Abruzzo, Managing Partner, Global Nonprofit Practice – June 2016

Insuringoutstanding management leadership is arguably the single most important responsibility of the nonprofit board. The CEO, more than any other person or group, manages the financial affairs and shapes… read more

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Leading the 21stCentury Zoo and Aquarium

By James Abruzzo, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Non-profit Practice – April 2016

Recruiting and retaining a President is the major challenge facing the board of azoo or aquarium. There are many factors that make the challenge even greater compared to a search for C-level executives in more traditional businesses… read more

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Selecting the Ideal Museum Director

By James Abruzzo, Managing Director, Non-profit Practice – December 2013

Selecting the ideal director is the most important responsibility of the museum board. The best directors strengthen the institution, motivate the staff, energize thecollections, encourage the board and change the community… read more

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Negotiating the Nonprofit CEO Contract

By James Abruzzo, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Non-profit Practice – October 2013

The non-profit board’s most important decision is hiring or extending the contract of the CEO. And for the prospective or sitting CEO, there is no more important decision than either accepting the position or extending its term… read more

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