Our Recent Placements

Our Executive Transitions team is hard at work matching candidates with organizations. Here are their recent placements.

YWCA Hartford Region

The Hartford YWCA has named Adrienne W. Cochrane, J.D. as the YWCA Hartford new Executive Director. Cochrane will begin her new position on April 2, 2018. YWCA Hartford is a program center that is empowering women and eliminating racism. The YWCA addresses the needs of community members at all stages of life by promoting change at a systemic level for individuals and families in our community. Learn more.

Children’s Museum in Easton

Caitlin McGillicuddy has been appointed Executive Director of the Children Museum in Easton effective February 26, 2018. The Children’s Museum is an educational, cultural and social learning center for children and families, with a focus on children ages 1-8. The Children’s Museum helps children and families by using hands on experiences as the key to simulating curiosity and motivating learning in North Easton, MA. Learn more.

Mass Mentoring Partnership

Lily Mendez has been announced as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mass Mentoring Partnership effective August 13, 2018. Mass Mentoring Partnership is leading the movement to expand empowering youth – adult relationships across Massachusetts. Mass Mentoring Partnerships provides customized strategies that empower youth and families and communities, by connecting with schools, religious organizations, community non-profits and workplaces, serving youth 5 to 18 years old. Learn more.

Hill View Montessori Charter Public School

Philip Arnold has been appointed Executive Director of Hill View Montessori Charter Public School, effective July 2, 2018. Hill View Montessori Charter Public School was founded by a volunteer group of educators, parents and city activist who believed in working to make education to available to all children in  Haverhill regardless of socioeconomic status or educational background. Montessori promotes academic excellence by attaining high levels of academic, personal and social achievement with the partnership of teachers and parents. Learn more.

New Neighborhoods Inc.

New Neighborhoods has named Jamey William Healy as the new Executive Director. Healy will begin his new position on April 23, 2018. New Neighborhoods believes safe and decent housing is the foundation in which individuals can begin to build better live for themselves and their families. New Neighborhood empowers residents and homeowners to move up the economic ladder and participate more in the community. Learn more.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center Board of Trustees has named Briann G. Greenfield, Ph.D. as the Stowe Center’s new Executive Director. Greenfield will begin her new position on June 18, following Katherine D. Kane who will retire May 11. A program center and tourist attraction, the Stowe Center attracts people from all 50 states and 20 countries to take inspiration from Harriet Beecher Stowe whose words changed the world with her 1852 anti-slavery novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. In addition to those who visit, the Stowe Center annually engages online with more than 300,000 people from countries around the globe including Pakistan, Argentina, India and the United Kingdom. Learn more.

Women’s League Child Development Center

Karen Lott has been appointed Executive Director of Women’s League Child Development Center (WLCDC), effective March 5, 2018. WLCDC was founded in 1917 to meet the needs of migrant and immigrant families. Today, as a recognized leader and provider of quality childcare, WLCDC operates a child development center for over 200 infants, toddlers, preschoolers and schoolagers in Hartford, CT. Learn More.

Coastal Humane Society

Following a national search, the Board of Directors of the Coastal Human Society and Lincoln County Animal Shelter have named Trendy Stanchfield as their new Executive Director, effective January 2, 2018. The organization began as a volunteer-run shelter 65 years ago, and now stands as one of the largest animal shelters in Maine. In 2016, Lincoln County Animal Shelter of Edgecomb came under the management and ownership of Coastal Humane society, increasing the capacity of the facility and offering access to additional resources available through the larger shelter. Learn more.

Berkshire Natural Resources Council

Jenny Hansell has been announced as the next president of the Berkshire Natural Resources Council (BNRC), effective February 5, 2018. Hansell succeeds Tad Ames, long-time President of over 15 years. BNRC stewards nearly 22,000 acres of conservation land, including approximately 50 miles of hiking trails. Learn more.

American Institute for Architects – CT Chapter

On January 15, 2018, Gina Calabro assumed the role of Executive Director of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute for Architects (AIA CT). AIA CT serves the architectural profession, encourages design excellence, and works to improve society through a concern for the quality of the built and natural environments. Learn More.

Domestic Violence Crisis Center

The Board of Directors at the Domestic Violence Crisis Center (DVCC) has welcomed their next Executive Director, effective December 20, 2017. DVCC is committed to promoting the fundamental right of all individuals to be safe in their personal relationships. Learn More.

Vietnamese American Initiative for Development

Kim Thai, Board Chair of the Vietnamese American Initiative for Development (VietAID), is excited to announce Lisette Le as the next Executive Director, effective January 3, 2018. For over 20 years, VietAID has provided comprehensive economic development programs and services to the Fields Corner community of Dorchester. Learn more.

Earlier placements

  • 4H Education Center at Auerfarm
  • Academy of the Pacific Rim
  • Access Strategies
  • Adolescent Consultation Services
  • Alternatives for Community and Environment
  • American Family Therapy Academy
  • Asian American Hotel Owners Association
  • AVODA
  • Boston Workers Alliance
  • Cambridge Center for Adult Education
  • Cambridge Insight Meditation Center
  • Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut
  • Children’s Friend
  • Community Builders
  • Connecticut Council for Philanthropy
  • Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program
  • Country Dance and Song Society
  • Creative Arts Workshop
  • Creative Work Systems
  • CT News Project
  • CWEALF
  • Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corporation
  • Fenway Community Development Corporation
  • Franklin Park Coalition
  • Generations Incorporated
  • HartBeat Ensemble
  • Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Hyde Square Task Force
  • Interval House
  • LearningWorks
  • Maine Initiatives
  • MARC, Inc. of Manchester
  • Massachusetts Nonprofit Network
  • Massachusetts Psychological Association
  • MassEquality
  • Mental Health Association of Greater Lowell
  • National Conference for Community and Justice
  • National Tour Association
  • New Economy Coalition
  • New England Air Museum
  • Northern Berkshire Community Coalition
  • Operation Fuel
  • Philadelphia Charters for Excellence
  • Project Hope
  • Riverfront Recapture
  • Schools for Children
  • Service Women’s Action Network
  • SPACE Gallery
  • South Africa Partners
  • The Children's Center
  • The Theater Offensive