February 25, 2022 – The Moran Company, an executive recruitment firm that specializes in the non-profit sector, has been enlisted to help find the next chief executive officer for Intermountain, a mental and behavioral health agency in Helena, MT. Senior search consultant Mike Brose is leading the search.
The CEO is accountable to the board of directors comprised of civic and community leaders. “This leader must have the capacity to think strategically at a high level, to convert that thinking into action, and communicate in a way that secures the enthusiastic engagement of stakeholders, board, staff and families,” said the Moran Company. The new CEO will be expected to develop and implement strategies, operational plans and tactics to achieve results; identify, develop and pursue new programs/services and business opportunities along with the senior team; act as the principal steward of the organization’s resources; and foster a high-performing team of professionals, staff and volunteers.
Applicants need experience in fundraising, community relations, personnel management, fiscal management, and administration. Prospects must also have experience in working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team addressing complex clinical issues, relations with governmental agencies, the legislative process and demonstrated personal integrity.
Working With Children
Candidates should have passion and knowledge for working with children in the behavioral mental health sector, said the Moran Company. A minimum of eight years of increasingly responsible administrative and supervisory experience in behavioral mental health or related human service field is required. Business/financial understanding and management experience is critical. Prospects must have strong analytical abilities and be able to understand and use financials to manage the organization, maintain a positive net revenue and minimize losses.
A master’s level degree in a relevant field or a combination of education and experience is also required. Candidates should have an understanding of mental health trends and best practices for children, youth, adults and families. Familiarity with successful operation of diverse clinical programs serving children, youth, adults and families is also expected.
Intermountain is a nationally recognized non-profit providing hope and healing to children, youth and families in need of improved mental and behavioral health. With holistic, integrated services and a relationship-based approach, the organization helps families create and sustain nurturing, healthy environments where children can thrive and grow. Its flagship residential campus in Helena includes an integrated private school as well as its Child and Family Assessment Center. Providence Home, a therapeutic group home in the Flathead Valley, provides another care center. Community clinics in Helena and Kalispell include some or all of the following: outpatient therapy, psychiatric medication management, psychological testing and evaluation, school-based services and family based services, including adoption, foster care and in-home therapeutic care.
The Moran Company, based in Leawood, KS, specializes in searches for non-profit leadership, including executive directors, fundraising/development directors, hospital foundation directors and other senior executives.
Bill Moran founded the search firm in 1996. He has worked on more than 60 non-profit searches over the past 12 years. He has spent another 10 years as senior fundraising staff and 12 years as a fundraising consultant serving more than 100 clients.
Mr. Brose served as chief executive officer for Mental Health Association Oklahoma for 27 years. Before becoming the association’s CEO in 1993, he worked in outpatient and inpatient psychiatric care in Tulsa. Mr. Brose served individuals and families of all ages and backgrounds, including juveniles with justice involvement. He also served as director of family therapy at St. John Medical Center in Tulsa from 1987 to 1992. He is a licensed clinical social worker with a master’s of social work degree from the University of Kansas.
Recently, The Moran Company was also called in to help find the next chief executive officer for Together Women Rise in Greensville, SC. Senior search consultant Becky Hauk is leading the assignment. The search firm is seeking a CEO who has a commitment to achieving global gender equality for women and girls. The CEO will provide strategic and inspirational leadership to a 5,500 plus member organization of volunteers, donors, staff, and grant recipients. This individual will strengthen the impact of Together Women Rise through fundraising and development of varied revenue streams as well as assisting in growing membership and establishing meaningful connections with diverse chapters across the U.S.
The search firm is seeking candidates with a passion for critical issues facing women and girls globally. Candidates should have non-profit fundraising experience including cultivation and stewardship of major donors, annual fund, planned giving, grant writing, foundation, corporate support and diversified revenue streams.
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media