October 20, 2015 – Cincinnati-based executive search firm Centennial Inc. has recruited John Banchy as president and chief executive officer of the Children’s Home of Cincinnati.
Mr. Banchy has more than 14 years of experience in leadership roles and most recently held leadership positions with the March of Dimes at the local, state and regional level. In his new role, he will oversee the advancement of the organization through strategic relationships to achieve its vision. He is a member of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and served as a member of the board and chair of the ethics committee for the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
“After a rigorous and thorough process identifying many high-caliber candidates the search committee chose John above all others because of his proven record of inspired enthusiasm, strategic vision, and his ability to strengthen the mission and productivity of the organization,” said Michael Coombe, chairman of the board. “His passion for our mission and his vision for new and greater opportunities to transform the lives of vulnerable children will serve as compelling inspiration as we start our next 150 years of service to our Greater Cincinnati community.”
The Children’s Home of Cincinnati provides education and mental health treatment for children with significant social, behavioral and learning challenges. It is funded through a combination of program fees, government and granted funds, donations and investment revenue.
Founded in 1975, Centennial provides executive search services to the consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, supply chain, non-profit and services industries. The firm has hands-on experience in recruiting leaders for all aspects of a number of functions, including accounting and finance brand management, consumer insights, digital & e-commerce and marketing, business development and sales, C-suite leadership, engineering and research & development, human resources, and information technology. Recently, Centennial recruited the CEO for Greater Cincinnati robotics firm Remtec Automation.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media