Coleman Lew Heading Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO Search

November 16, 2015 – Executive search firm Coleman Lew + Associates has been selected by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte to lead its search for a chief executive officer. The CEO will report to the board of directors and lead the BBBS agency to ensure that the mission, strategy, values, and goals of the organization are achieved.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for an executive with a successful track record as a change agent who is adept at leading human resources, budgeting, financial planning, and operations within a $1 million-plus organization. Experience in developing and executing a fundraising strategy focused on growth in an organization of similar size or larger and a proven track record of at least three years,10 percent year-over-year growth is required.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte helps children realize their potential and build their futures by strengthening their communities. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (Bigs) and children (Littles), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country.

Coleman Lew + Associates has recruited CEOs, board members and senior leaders for national and international companies, institutions of higher education, independent schools, and a wide variety of non-profit organizations.

This summer, the firm began the search for a new president for Spartanburg Methodist College (SMS). Ken Carrick, Coleman Lew president, and consultant Janet DeLoache are leading the assignment. In addition, Coleman Lew is currently heading the president search for Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Coleman Lew recently strengthened its staff with the addition of Chuck Price as a consultant. Mr. Price first began his career in search as an associate with Sockwell & Associates and later with Heidrick & Struggles.

Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media

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