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President and CEO

Center for Nonprofit Management
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 2, 2022

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For nearly 45 years, CNM has been the trusted nonprofit partner that the Southern California’s social impact nonprofit sector and their partners turn to for help solving problems, responding to change, and elevating its leaders.


As part of CNM’s succession plan, the Board of Directors has launched a search to recruit a replacement for its current CEO, Regina Bidsell, who is stepping down after providing 15 years of exemplary service. The next CEO will lead the organization into the future.


CNM is committed to developing better leaders, improving the impact and effectiveness of fellow nonprofit organizations, and acting as a much-needed hub for connecting the nonprofit social sector to vital resources and provide capacity building support.  CNM’s team leverages expertise in strategy, planning, and evaluation to create solutions that drive results across Southern California communities. CNM’s training programs provide opportunities to master management and leadership fundamentals and strengthen organizations’ capacity to respond to change.


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ideal President & CEO will possess:

  • Ten to fifteen years executive experience in building leadership capacity in the nonprofit sector;
  • Master’s degree (desirable)
  • Proven fund development expertise                 
  • Expertise in nonprofit management, organizational development, public-private partnerships, and advocacy, 
  • Preferred skills: public speaking, relationship building, published thought-pieces, strong analytical and problem-solving skills; and
  • Embodies CNM values and principles of DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion) and IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)




The President and CEO recruitment is being conducted by The Hawkins Company (search consultants).  They will review all written materials submitted and will screen and evaluate candidates.  Only the most highly qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an on-site interview.  Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume and cover letter of interest electronically to .   Resumes received by Friday, September 23, 2022, will receive first consideration.    The position is opened until filled. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Confidential inquiries are encouraged and should be directed to any of the following: Todd  Hawkins, Vice President at ;213-300-9342; Yonnine Hawkins Garr, Vice President, at , 323-252-155 or Adrienne Montgomery, Search Consultant at, 310-995-3884.

 For additional information regarding CNM, Please visit .

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