Myers McRae


We conduct national and international searches for our clients. We actively identify and recruit prospects in colleges, universities, and organizations across the nation. Our database has potential candidates in all 50 states and beyond.

Each member of the Myers McRae team has a deep knowledge and specialized experience in working in and with higher education institutions. Our consultants work collaboratively with clients to take advantage of our talents and resources to meet the needs of each search.

We are committed to achieving the best possible results for your institution.

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Myers McRae Tapped by University of Georgia

Executive search firm Myers McRae has been retained by the University of Georgia (UGA) to lead its search for a senior associate athletic director for development. Emily Parker Myers, chief executive officer of Myers McRae, and vice president Bobby Hope, are leading the assignment. Ms. Myers is also leading the search for director of development at the College of

Myers McRae Recruits University Foundation Fundraising Head

Executive search firm Myers McRae has placed Paul Kettering as vice president for university advancement and executive director of the Columbus State University Foundation. Established in 1958, CSU, located in Columbus, GA, enrolls more than 8,000 students and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 90 academic disciplines. Mr. Kettering, who starts his new role

Myers McRae Heading President Search for College President

Georgia-based executive search firm Myers McRae has been retained by Northwest Florida State College to lead its search for a new president. Dr. Ty Handy finishes his tenure as president at the end of 2015. Dr. Sasha Jarrell, vice president of academic affairs, is serving as interim president. The trustees approved a new 18-member selection committee and will pay

Myers McRae Names New President

Georgia-based executive search firm Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has appointed Alan G. Medders Ph.D. as its new president. Dr. Medders has had a distinguished career in higher education and foundation administration, fundraising, planned giving, marketing, communications, and fiduciary and asset management. His understanding of the demands placed on academic and administrative leaders and the complexities


Clarion University Foundation Selects Sherman as Development Officer

MACON, GA, January 16, 2017 — Clarion University Foundation has appointed Colleen M. Sherman as Development Officer. She brings experience in development, financial management and planning, and establishing and cultivating strong relationships with both internal and external audiences. Formerly the Financial Solutions Center Manager at First Commonwealth Bank Ebensburg, Pennsylvania, Ms. Sherman has extensive experience in non-profit

Gleason to Lead School of Nursing and Health Professions

MACON, GA, December 9, 2016 — Dr. Robyn Gleason has been named associate dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions at Missouri Western State University. Dr. Gleason, previously dean of graduate nursing at Keiser University in Florida, will begin her duties in January. “Dr. Gleason’s strong background in nursing, public health and health information has

Carroll University Names New President

MACON, GA, November 29, 2016 — After an extensive nationwide search, Carroll University has named Sara Ray Stoelinga as its next president. She will take office in July 2017 and succeed President Douglas Hastad who will retire after leading the University for over a decade. Stoelinga will be the first female to serve in the role

Northwest Florida State College Chooses Stephenson as New President

MACON, GA, November 8, 2016 — The Northwest Florida State College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Devin Stephenson as the fourth president in the college’s 53-year history. Dr. Stephenson is currently the President of Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonburg, Kentucky, a position he has held since 2015. Previously, Dr. Stephenson was employed as President

Western Washington Names Mesquita as Director of Admissions

MACON, GA, September 15, 2016 — After a national search, Western Washington University has selected Ceazar O. Mesquita to serve as Director of Admissions. Mr. Mesquita will assume his new post on November 1, 2016. Mr. Mesquita brings 16 years of experience in higher education admissions administration. He is currently the Director of Admissions at the University of