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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.

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

News Briefings

Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting Seeks Chancellor for Southern Arkansas University Tech

Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has been chosen to help Southern Arkansas University Tech (SAU Tech) find its next chancellor. Jennifer Barfield, executive vice president, is spearheading the assignment. SAU Tech’s next chancellor will be expected to be an innovative, inspirational, and visionary leader committed to academic excellence and student success, said Myers

Myers McRae Recruits 19th President for Kentucky State University

Following a national search, Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has assisted in the recruitment of Koffi C. Akakpo as the 19th president of Kentucky State University (KSU), a historically black college and university. Kenny Daugherty, the search firm’s president, led the assignment. “Today is undoubtedly an exciting time in Kentucky State’s history, and

Myers McRae Seeks President for Gulf Coast State College

Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has been enlisted to find the next president for Gulf Coast State College in Panama City, FL.  Emily Parker Myers, the search firm’s CEO, is conducting this search with assistance from Jessica Thompson, associate vice president and executive search coordinator. “The college seeks a strategic thinker and lifetime

Myers McRae Seeks Provost for Winthrop University

Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has been enlisted to find the next provost for Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. Kenny Daugherty, the search firm’s president, is leading the assignment. Winthrop’s previous provost, Adrienne McCormick, stepped down last summer to become provost at the University of Redlands in California. Peter Judge, a professor

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