Greenwood/Asher & Associates


Greenwood/Asher & Associates is a women-owned executive search firm with a diverse consulting team and extensive experience in executive search, consulting, and training for education markets including elementary, secondary, and higher education; university systems, campuses, nonprofit organizations including associations, service, and cultural institutions.

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Greenwood / Asher & Associates Provost Wright State

Greenwood / Asher & Associates Recruits New Provost for Wright State

The hunt for university leadership has been heating up, especially with searches for provosts. Just recently, Greenwood / Asher & Associates recruited Susan Edwards as the new executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of Wright State University in Fairborn, OH. Thomas Sudkamp is stepping down from his role at the end of June. President Jan

University of Illinois Taps Greenwood/Asher in Hunt for Chief Diversity Officer

Chief diversity officers are now considered part of every competitive organization’s senior management team and institutions of all types are lining up to bring these highly sought after leaders on board. Search firms, for their role, are well equipped and well-networked throughout the space. One sector that has increased its demand for top-drawer diversity leadership

Greenwood / Asher & Associates Seeks Provost for Wright State University

The hunt for university leadership has been heating up, especially with searches for provosts. Among the latest, Wright State University in Fairborn, OH, has turned to Greenwood / Asher & Associates to lead its search for a new provost. Thomas Sudkamp is stepping down from his role at the end of June, and the school hopes to

Greenwood/Asher & Associates Adds New Leadership

Executive search firm Greenwood/Asher & Associates has expanded with the addition of Susanne Griffin as vice president and managing director. Based in the company’s headquarters in Miramar Beach, FL, Ms. Griffin works closely with the partners Dr. Jan Greenwood and Dr. Betty Asher to oversee financial management of the firm, supervision and development of consultants and team

Greenwood / Asher Recruits President for Embry-Riddle

Executive search firm Greenwood / Asher & Associates has placed Dr. P. Barry Butler as the sixth president of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Partner Jan Greenwood led the search and was supported by Julie Holley, one of the firm’s principals and business unit directors, and senior search consultant / practice leader Shelley Feather. “Embry-Riddle was seeking a

Press Releases

University of Illinois Searches for Chief Diversity Officer

CHAMPAIGN, IL, March 27. 2018 — The University of Illinois is in the midst of a national search for its first chief diversity officer. An outside team recommended the position last year after reviewing all the university’s programs that promote diversity, the News-Gazette reported. The campus spends about $60 million to promote diversity and inclusion, the team’s

Wright State Beginning Search for New Provost

FAIRBORN, OH, February 20, 2018 –  A 14-member committee will lead Wright State University’s national search for its next provost. The university’s goal is to complete the search process in time to allow the next provost to join Wright State on July 1. Thomas Sudkamp, who has served as provost since 2015, will step down

Greenwood/Asher & Associates Announces a Key Strategic Alliance with The Devine Group

MIRAMAR BEACH, FL, January 19, 2017 — Greenwood/Asher & Associates announces a key strategic alliance with The Devine Group to continue advancement of the science of executive search in higher education. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. (G/A&A), the leading higher education executive search firm, and The Devine Group, Inc., an innovative behavioral assessment and development organization, have formed a