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.

Solutions
  • Executive Search
  • Interim
Industries
  • 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 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

Myers McRae Seeks Provost for Middle Georgia State University

Macon, GA-based Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting has been enlisted by Middle Georgia State University to lead in its search for a provost and vice president of academic affairs. Emily Parker Myers, CEO, and Kenny Daugherty, president, are leading the assignment along with senior vice president Jennifer Barfield. As the chief academic officer, the provost provides strategic

Press Releases

Pace Selected to Lead the College of Nursing and Health Sciences as Dean at Valdosta State University

Valdosta State University has announced the appointment of James C. Pace, PhD to the leadership post of Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. He will assume the administrative role on June 1, 2020. Dr. Pace currently serves as the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing and holds the

Gleason to Lead School of Nursing and Health Professions

MACON, GA, December 9, 2016 — Dr. Robyn Gleason has been named associate dean of the School of Nursing and Health Professions at Missouri Western State University. Dr. Gleason, previously dean of graduate nursing at Keiser University in Florida, will begin her duties in January. “Dr. Gleason’s strong background in nursing, public health and health information has

Carroll University Names New President

MACON, GA, November 29, 2016 — After an extensive nationwide search, Carroll University has named Sara Ray Stoelinga as its next president. She will take office in July 2017 and succeed President Douglas Hastad who will retire after leading the University for over a decade. Stoelinga will be the first female to serve in the role

Northwest Florida State College Chooses Stephenson as New President

MACON, GA, November 8, 2016 — The Northwest Florida State College Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Devin Stephenson as the fourth president in the college’s 53-year history. Dr. Stephenson is currently the President of Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonburg, Kentucky, a position he has held since 2015. Previously, Dr. Stephenson was employed as President

Western Washington Names Mesquita as Director of Admissions

MACON, GA, September 15, 2016 — After a national search, Western Washington University has selected Ceazar O. Mesquita to serve as Director of Admissions. Mr. Mesquita will assume his new post on November 1, 2016. Mr. Mesquita brings 16 years of experience in higher education admissions administration. He is currently the Director of Admissions at the University of