September 28, 2022 – The American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) has retained Washington, D.C.- based Vetted Solutions to lead its search for a new chief executive officer. The new CEO will replace a retiring executive and implement the organization’s strategic and annual operating plans. The individual will be expected to oversee all of ASCPT’s programs and services, including three premiere journals in the field and the Society’s Annual Meeting, which will convene in-person for the first time since the pandemic next March, While headquartered in Alexandria, VA, the new CEO will have the opportunity to lead a completely remote staff.
The search firm is looking for candidates with at least 10 to 15 years of senior-level executive management experience in the scientific/medical/health care association/non-profit sector. They should have experience with a highly visible volunteer organization and be a champion of diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and belonging. Experience with scientific or scholarly publishing operations is also essential. Prospects should possess knowledge of finance, budgeting, marketing, and have small business management acumen.
The right candidate should also be a builder of teams with the ability to lead the transformation of strategic direction into business operations, professional accountability, and results for the organization. He or she must have the ability to address problems and challenges, and bring creativity and new solutions for continuous improvement. In addition, candidates should be committed to recruiting, engaging, working with, and retaining a diverse membership and staff.
Founded in 1900, the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics consists of over 2,700 professionals whose primary interest is to advance the science and practice of clinical pharmacology and translational science for the therapeutic benefit of patients and society. Members come from academia, industry, consulting, drug regulatory agencies, and non-government organizations. It is the largest scientific and professional organization serving the disciplines of clinical pharmacology and translational science.
Vetted Solutions, a specialist in conducting non-profit, government, and association sector recruiting assignments, focuses on recruiting board members, CEOs and senior staff positions for prominent and well-known organizations nationwide. Recent searches that the firm has conducted include executive director for the Association for Creative Industries, chief operating officer for the American Society of Microbiology, executive director for the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, and executive director of the American Academy of Optometry.
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Jim Zaniello, the firm’s president and founder, has worked for more than two decades in positions ranging from non-profit executive director to publisher of a leading tool for non-profit executive search. He is also known to have an intimate understanding of the complex demands of the executive office through his own experience as executive director at several associations and non-profits.
Vetted Solutions recently recruited Susan Weinstock as the new president and CEO of the Consumer Federation of America (CFA). “After an exhaustive nationwide search process which considered 50 candidates for the position, CFA’s search committee, assisted by the search firm Vetted Solutions, recommended Ms. Weinstock to the CFA executive committee who immediately approved the appointment,” said CFA board chair Marceline White of Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition. Search committee chair Larry Blanchard said: “We had a large number of extremely qualified candidates to consider and after a very thorough vetting of all of them, Ms. Weinstock was the unanimous recommendation of the search committee.”
“After 39 years with the federation and four years as its leader, I’m 100 percent confident that CFA is in good hands with Susan Weinstock at the helm,” said Jack Gillis, CFA’s outgoing executive director and CEO. “Personally, it has been the honor of a lifetime to serve as CFA’s executive director/CEO and I know Susan will build on, and grow, CFA’s presence as a critically important public policy changemaker.”
Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media