July 13, 2015 – Executive recruiting firm Search Solution Group has placed Gary Blankemeyer as the first-ever chief financial officer of the Mint Museum. Jessyca Shuttleworth, recruiting leader, finance and accounting, headed the search on behalf of the firm.
Mr. Blankemeyer has more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience, five of which are in the non-profit space. He was the former senior vice president of finance at Child Care Resources Inc., where he directly managed finance, administration, information technologies, and human resources. Prior to working for non-profit organizations, he held a variety of senior financial and general management positions at Bosch Rexroth Corporation, where he developed and implemented overall strategic and operational plans for several divisions.
“I am very pleased that Jessyca found me and presented me in a way that got me through the door. She was always pleasant, thorough and attentive,” said Mr. Blankemeyer. Mint Museum chief operating officer, Toni Freeman, added: “Search Solution Group used an extensive business network to identify and assess appropriate candidates for this position. The team was prompt and professional.”
The Mint Museum is a leading, innovative museum of international art and design committed to engaging and inspiring all members of our global community. Established as the first art museum in North Carolina in 1936, The Mint Museum has grown to include Mint Museum Uptown and Mint Museum Randolph. It currently boasts one of largest collections in the Southeast.
Search Solution Group, headquartered in Charlotte, focuses on recruiting mid- to senior-level executives in the specialty areas of accounting and finance, engineering, manufacturing, human resources, operations, and legal on a local and national level. The firm has additional offices in Buffalo and Baltimore.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media