June 17, 2015 – Washington, D.C.-based executive search firm Vetted Solutions LLC has been selected by the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. James Zaniello, Vetted Solutions president, is heading the search assignment.
SMPS seeks a CEO capable of providing the strategic vision and operational leadership needed to build on the society’s foundation for future growth. The incumbent will have direct responsibility for maintaining a high level of operational excellence characteristic with the association, as well as preserving the organization’s financial strength and stability through the oversight and direction of a staff of 16 and a $4.5 million annual budget.
Working with the board, staff and society members, the CEO will be called upon to increase membership, develop new non-dues revenue streams and enhance the association’s product and service offerings to its members.
Established in 1973, the Society for Marketing Professional Services works on behalf of marketing services professionals in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) industry to advance the business interests of its members through education, certification and recognition programs, and other activities designed to foster a sense of community and professional pride.
Vetted Solutions provides executive search services, interim solutions, and association management consulting services to trade associations, professional societies, non-profits, foundations, and those corporations that serve the non-profit community. The firm is currently on assignment to search for the chief executive officer of the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, the chief learning officer for The Center of Association Leadership, the chief operations officer for the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and the VP of HR for the American Institute of Architects.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media