February 14, 2022 – Executive search firm BroadView Talent Partners has been retained to find a new chief executive officer for Homeless Prenatal Program (HPP). Tracy McMillan, the search firm’s CEO and managing partner, is leading the assignment along with Melania DaSilva Deaver, VP and senior associate. The CEO is responsible for overseeing the overall direction, strategy and vision of HPP and will direct a staff of more than 115 employees and is responsible for managing an annual budget of more than $15 million.
The CEO will build relationships at the highest/most influential levels across the homeless services ecosystem in the Bay Area and U.S. and develop strategic partnerships with key organizations and people, including government agencies and staff members. HPP wants a dynamic, visionary leader who is an effective advocate on behalf of homeless families and families living in poverty. Candidates must have demonstrated success in non-profit leadership, management, and communication skills; ability to lead, motivate and inspire an engaged and committed team.
Other Desired Skills and Abilities
- Experience working with low and moderate-income families
- Articulate and integrate the mission and the core values of Homeless Prenatal Program into day-to-day work. Recognize racial equity, diversity and inclusion as integral components of our culture
- Hold self and team accountable to fostering and reflecting the core values when working with others and when making business decisions
- Ability to achieve results for the organization with and through other people, utilizing creative and innovative solutions
- Identify risk and formulate resources to mitigate
- Ability to think strategically with a visionary focus on future growth and stability
- Strong analytical/problem solving skills, including process analysis and improvement
- Strong ethical decision-making skills
For more than 30 years, the Homeless Prenatal Program has strived to provide the most vulnerable families in the Bay Area the services and support they need to provide stability to babies and families living without homes. Founded in 1989 by Martha Ryan, HPP has gained national recognition as a pioneer in empowering homeless and low-income mothers and helping to break the cycle of multiple generations facing extreme poverty
Founded in 2015, BroadView Talent Partners is a national executive search firm dedicated to placing leadership in affordable housing agencies, non-profit organizations, and associations, as well as middle market companies. The firm provides clients with a national network, commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a record of long-tenured placements. Its specialties include executive search, talent acquisition, retention solutions, career management, executive coaching, and board development.
Mr. McMillan has over 25 years of experience providing executive search, retention solutions and leadership advisory services to clients. He has developed a strong focus within the affordable housing, non-profit and middle-market sectors, and established a track record of well-placed, long-tenured C-suite executives. Prior to starting BroadView Talent Partners (formerly HCGA Consulting Partners) in 2015, Mr. McMillan served as the vice president of global talent acquisition for the NBA. Previously, he spent five years as a managing director at Diversified Search Group. Past experience also includes founding, leading and managing the McMillan Group, a Philadelphia area-based executive search firm that served clients across all functional areas and industries. Mr. McMillan began his executive search career with Carrington & Carrington in Chicago and later joined LaMonte Owens Inc. where he served as senior vice president.
Ms. DaSilva Deaver has nearly 20 years of experience building and aligning talent functions to support strategic corporate goals for a variety of organizations. Passionate about connecting clients with top-tier candidates to build inclusive teams and diverse perspectives, she works with all sizes of organizations from start-up to Fortune 500.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media