January 14, 2010 – Executive leadership solutions firm Nosal Partners LLC has placed Barbara J. Newhouse as regional chief executive officer for the Mid-Atlantic region of the Arthritis Foundation. Ms. Newhouse was most recently chief operating officer for the Autism Society of America Inc. The search was conducted by David Nosal, chairman and CEO, Terri Naughtin, managing partner, and Paula Elmore, senior partner at Nosal Partners. The Arthritis Foundation is the leading health organization addressing the needs of some 46 million Americans living with arthritis, the nation’s most common cause of disability. Headquartered in San Francisco and with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Minneapolis and São Paulo, Nosal Partners delivers executive search, executive leadership development, and interim executive solutions.