August 4, 2015 – The Midland Area Chamber of Commerce and Midland Tomorrow has retained executive search firm Waverly Partners to lead its search for a new president and chief executive officer to lead both organizations.
Eric Peterson, a managing director and principal in Waverly Partners’ Cleveland office, will spearhead the search. Mr. Peterson has served Fortune 1000 corporations, hospitals and healthcare systems, privately held businesses and non-profit organizations. Sharon Miller, owner of ITH of Michigan LLC, will serve as chair of a 10-member search committee that will work with Waverly Partners to identify local, regional and national candidates.
“Waverly Partners consultants met with the committee, along with Chamber and Midland Tomorrow staff,” said Ms. Miller. “We have developed a profile with the experience and leadership characteristics of our preferred candidate. The committee is open to executives with backgrounds in chambers of commerce, economic development, business associations, other types of non-profits or related experience with a commitment to business advocacy and strong economic development in Midland and the Great Lakes Bay Region.”
The Midland Area Chamber of Commerce is an organization evolving to meet the needs of the local business community. Through the resources of its membership, it offers services and programs to strengthen member businesses in the Midland and surrounding communities.
Formed in 2001, Waverly Partners is a nationwide executive search firm that serves a wide variety of clients including Fortune 500 manufacturing and service corporations, non-profits, privately-held entrepreneurial growth companies and professional service firms.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media