About Us

We conduct national and international searches for higher education, not-for-profit organizations, corporations and businesses, and governmental agencies. Over the past three decades, Myers McRae has earned a reputation for excellence, consistently identifying and recruiting outstanding leaders.

Each member of the Myers McRae team has thoughtful, knowledgeable insight and in-depth understanding and experience in search and recruitment. Our consultants work collaboratively with clients to meet the needs of their search and to achieve the best results.

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Each member of the Myers McRae team has a deep knowledge and specialized experience in working in and with higher education institutions.

We work collaboratively with our clients to take advantage of our talents and resources to meet the needs of each search.

We are committed to achieving the best results possible.

Solutions And Expertise

We are committed to achieving the best possible results for our clients, using best practices in the search industry.

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  • Executive Search
  • Interim
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  • Associations
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Cybersecurity
  • Education
  • Faith Based
  • Foundations
  • K-12
  • Non-Profit
  • Technology
Functions
  • Advertising
  • CEO/President
  • Communications/PR
  • Development
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • Human Resources

News Briefings

Myers McRae Seeking President for Winthrop University 

Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has been enlisted to find the next president of Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. Leading the assignment for the firm are Emily Parker Myers, CEO, and Kenny Daugherty, president, along with Jennifer Barfield, senior vice president. “Winthrop University seeks an exceptional, vibrant and visible leader with creativity, energy

Myers McRae Tapped to find Executive Director for Macon Water Authority

Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has been selected to find a new executive director for the Macon Water Authority (MWA), a comprehensive water, sewer and stormwater utility in Georgia. Emily Parker Myers, CEO, and Kenny Daugherty, president, are leading the assignment along with Jennifer Barfield, senior vice president “The executive director is the chief

Myers McRae Assists Pfeiffer University with Provost Search

After a national search, Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has helped to place Daniel Mynatt as the next provost and vice president of academic affairs for Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer, NC. Kenny Daugherty, president of the search firm, led the assignment. Dr. Mynatt currently serves as vice provost for institutional effectiveness for the University

Myers McRae Assists the University of West Georgia in Provost Search

Following a comprehensive national search, Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has recruited Jon Preston as senior vice president for academic affairs and provost of the University of West Georgia (UWG). Emily Parker Myers, CEO, and Kenny Daugherty, president, led the assignment. The search team evaluated hundreds of candidates and ultimately brought five finalists to the Carrollton

Press Releases

Pace, Reinhardt Bring Frontline Experience to Nursing Program at Valdosta State University

As thousands of nurses serve on the frontline in the battle against COVID-19, the educating of nurses is even more critical than before. Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting is pleased to announce the appointments of James Pace, PhD, and Mark Reinhardt, DNP, to lead the nursing program at Valdosta State University in Georgia. Both

Rhode Island College Selects Tate to Serve as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

After a national search, Rhode Island College selected Helen Tate, Ph.D., to serve as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. She brings 18 years of experience in higher education administration to the senior academic leadership position. Prior to her appointment, Dr. Tate was Provost and Executive Vice President at Wingate University in North Carolina.

Brumfield Joins the Louisiana Board of Regents as Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs, Innovation, and Student Success

Randall Brumfield, EdD, has joined the Louisiana Board of Regents as Deputy Commissioner for Academic Affairs, Innovation, and Student Success. Working with Board members and the state’s four college systems, Dr. Brumfield is responsible for developing higher education policy and practices responsive to state educational and workforce needs. This includes coordinating and implementing student success initiatives identified in the

Southern Utah University Announces Appointment of Dr. Frank R. Hall as the Dean for the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering

Southern Utah University is excited to announce that after an extensive national search, Dr. Frank R. Hall has been chosen to serve as the new Dean for the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering. Hall has over two decades of experience in administration and service at the university level. His past academic appointments

Selden to Serve as Provost and Dean of the College at The Citadel

The president of The Citadel has selected his new second in command. Sally Selden, Ph.D., SPHR, will take over as provost and dean of the college in June. Selden is in her 18th year at University of Lynchburg in Virginia, where she has served in numerous leadership positions. Most recently, as provost and vice president for