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Chief Executive Officer
Our client, EDCare, the longest operating eating disorder treatment center in the region, with over 15 years of experience treating a full array of eating disorders, is seeking an exceptional healthcare leader as their next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  The CEO reports to a three-person Board of Managers and is responsible for achieving its clinical, financial and growth objectives.  

Significant senior management experience in health care is required; with a preference for experience in behavioral health care; as well as prior experience in business development, feasibility analysis, planning and execution.  An advanced degree (MHA or MBA) or equivalent experience is required. 

To apply please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

Chief Financial Officer
EFL Associates is assisting our client, Hunt Midwest, in the recruitment of a Chief Financial Officer. Hunt Midwest is a privately held, Kansas City-based real estate development firm owned by the Lamar Hunt Family. The Lamar Hunt Family business represents a diverse portfolio of entities involved in real estate, sports/media, energy/resources, private equity and investments. Marquee entities include the Kansas City Chiefs, Hunt Midwest, Hunt Southwest, FC Dallas Soccer Club, Toyota Stadium, Chicago Bulls and United Center.

The right candidate must have a track record in providing executive-level counsel and support to the CEO, chairman and board of directors, along with a background that encompasses exposure to various business models, significant banking relationships, and partnership/joint venture structuring. Experience originating from commercial real estate investment, development, and/or construction services is preferred.  

Please contact Jessica Galbraith, (jgalbraith@eflassociates.com) for more information on this outstanding opportunity. 

Chief Medical Officer, Internist
University Veterinary Hospital (“UVH”) has retained EFL Associates to assist in their search for a Chief Medical Officer, Internist.  The CMO will provide leadership within the practice and expertise in Internal Medicine, expanding the core of UVH’s strengths in this area. UVH (www.uvhvets.com) is a rapidly growing, progressive hybrid AAHA-accredited general and specialty referral practice in Shreveport, LA.  This is a great opportunity to not only be part of a great practice but one with a great culture. 

UVH offers a base salary up to $190,000 as well as a short term incentive plan tied to individual production & corporate performance – potentially taking total annual compensation into the low to mid $200k range.  Health insurance, paid vacation, 401(k), uniforms, licensing, dues and CE are offered. A relocation package is also available.
Requirements include:
Both a DVM and Board Certification in companion animal internal medicine are required.
A highly developed emotional intelligence and relationship building skills.

Responsibilities:  The Chief Medical Officer will lead and work with the general practice, developing future goals and supporting daily functions through rounds, consultation and instruction.  This individual will help grow the practice as fast as possible without comprising the existing positive team culture.

For more information or to make a referral, please contact Ted Toburen 314.580.8394, ttoburen@eflassociates.com or Kristen Faust at kfaust@eflassociates.com.  Please contact us or share this information with others in your personal network who may be interested.

Director, Department of Financial Affairs
Our client is seeking an outstanding leader for its Department of Finance and Administration, who will head the agency's fiscal management and administrative activities. These include budgeting and financial planning, accounting, financial statements and reporting, investments and banking, purchasing and contracting, human resources, and grants and office administration. As a member of the organization’s executive leadership team, s/he will manage 14 employees and serve as a key decision-maker who contributes to the overall health of the agency and the effectiveness of company programs and initiatives. This is an exceptional opportunity for an energetic, capable and mission-driven professional to extend our client’s tradition of excellence in financial management, and to lead the agency in developing business and financial practices necessary for an evolving set of functions and financial models.

Qualified candidates have overseen the grant funding process, and/or have worked for an educational or government entity with a diverse portfolio of stakeholders. Bachelor’s degree with 10+ years of leadership experience, or a Master’s degree with 5+ years of leadership experience is required. For more information or to apply for this opportunity, please send your resume to Juliana Alvey at jalvey@eflassociates.com.

Director of Education
Our client, The Kansas City Zoo is seeking a Director of Education. The Zoo was founded in 1909 and over the years has evolved beyond a Zoo into an entertainment, research and education center for its geographic region; comprised of a 36-member Board of Directors made up of business, civic and community leaders; staff of approximately 190 FTE; over 250 volunteers; a 202-acre complex; a “Friends of the Zoo” membership base of 20,000; and a 102-year history and tradition in Greater Kansas City. 

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, this key role will serve as an active member of the Zoo’s senior leadership team. The Director of Education will plan, coordinate and direct the overall implementation of the education strategic plan. Ideal candidates will possess a minimum of 10 years’ of teaching experience with formal & informal education programs. A background emanating from the zoo, aquarium, or museum industry is highly preferred. 

Please contact Jessica Galbraith, (jgalbraith@eflassociates.com) for more information on this outstanding opportunity.

District Manager

Our client, Metro Wastewater Reclamation District (MWRD or the District) seeks a District Manager (DM)MWRD is the wastewater treatment authority for most of the metropolitan Denver, Colorado area.  With a total budget of $128M and approximately 375 staff, MWRD operates a non-combined wastewater system that serves about 1.8 million people across a 715-square mile service area.

MWRD is governed by a 38-member Board of Directors and serves 60 local governments that are comprised of both cities and sanitation districts.

The District Manager reports to the Board of Directors and serves as the chief executive officer. The DM is responsible for providing strategic leadership by working with the Board and senior leadership team to establish long-range organizational and operational goals, strategies, plans and policies. 

Qualifications sought:

  • Undergraduate degree in a related field; an advanced degree is preferred.
  • Progressive management responsibility culminating in a senior management position in an organization of comparable complexity, preferably in the wastewater, water utility, or other regulated industry; must include significant budget responsibility, including oversight of capital projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, including openness to, and experience leading, change and innovation.
  • Successful experience working with boards and/or commissions.
  • Experience developing intergovernmental partnerships and resource sharing will be viewed favorably.
  • Knowledge of the business side of the wastewater industry or a utility is a plus; some knowledge of Colorado water law will be a good foundational basic.

To apply please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

Executive Director

Our client, Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), seeks an Executive Director (ED).  IMRF is the administrator of an agent multiple-employer public employee retirement plan, with over 175,000 participating members and 123,000 benefit recipients.  IMRF is located in Oak Brook, IL, a Chicago suburb, and employs a staff of 200 dedicated professionals.  The ED is appointed by and reports to the Board of Trustees and has responsibility for general administration of IMRF.  The ED leads the staff through eight (8) direct reports.

An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university; with an advanced degree preferred; significant successful leadership experience in a complex organization of similar or larger size than IMRF, preferably one involving financial services, with strong customer service focus; experience with county/local/municipal government will be viewed favorably.

To apply please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

Executive VP - Human Resources
Our confidential client, a specialty manufacturer of large-scale capital goods, seeks an Executive Vice President – Human Resources (EVP-HR). The EVP-HR will report to the CEO as an integral member of the organization’s senior leadership cabinet.

Requirements include 15+ years of experience across multiple HR disciplines (performance management, training, recruitment & selection, compensation, benefits, workforce planning, compliance, employee relations, organizational development, etc.); demonstrated capacity to strategically and tactically evaluate and implement sophisticated people strategies, programs and initiatives and work with a variety of organizational leaders to build consensus around desired culture, people and process; background emanating from a manufacturing or equivalent environment; and a bachelor’s degree. An advanced degree in a relevant discipline or an HR certification such as an SPHR, SHRM-CP will distinguish highly qualified candidates.
Internal Audit Director
Our client, Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (“CTPF” or “the Fund”), seeks an Internal Audit Director. CTPF is the administrator of a defined benefit public employee retirement fund providing retirement, survivor, and disability benefits for over 63,000 certified teachers and employees of the Chicago Public Schools. CTPF is headquartered in downtown Chicago and employs a staff of 99 fulltime and 18 part-time professionals. The Internal Audit Director reports to a 12-member Board of Trustees and serves as the staff liaison to the Audit Committee. The position is accountable for the development, implementation, and maintenance of an annual internal audit plan to assure compliance and serves as an advisor to the Executive Director.

Requirements include sufficient knowledge of key information technology risks and controls and available technology-based audit techniques to perform an evaluation of controls; including experience applying advanced mathematic concepts and math to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, and factor analysis. A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, with significant progressive experience (ideally at least 5 years) in public accounting or internal auditing; a CPA is highly preferred; CIA, CGAP, CRMA, CSIA or equivalent certifications are a plus.   

To apply please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

ManagingDirector, Oklahoma City Business Banking (Partner)
Our client, a $2+ billion banking company, seeks a Managing Director.  Reporting to the Managing Partner & President, the Managing Director - Business Banking will serve as the leader of the bank’s commercial banking operation in the Oklahoma City market.
Requirements include a minimum of 15 or more years of commercial lending/banking experience with foundational background in commercial/business lending; credit and underwriting expertise; a business development orientation including designing and leading a holistic business development program which produced sustainable results; and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or related area.  
Highly qualified candidates will possess equivalent experience in a multi-bank, multi-billion dollar holding company plus community banking and/or graduate education (e.g., M.B.A., banking schools, etc.) or formal credit training. 
Our client is private investment firm that will deploy investment capital provided by its founders, flexible with regard to structure and with a long-term investment horizon. Its goal is to invest $300 million to $500 million over the next five to seven years, which will make it among the largest investment companies in the Midwest.

Qualified candidates will possess leadership experience in Private Equity, Consulting, Investment Banking, Merger and Acquisition, Business Investments, Finance, or Accounting, with actual investment experience; a demonstrated track record tied to deal origination for existing firm; deal execution in all aspects to a close; and an excellent educational track record showing analytical and marketing skills. A Bachelor’s degree is required, plus a minimum of six (6) years of post-graduate work experience. An MBA and eight (8) to ten (10) years of total work experience will distinguish highly qualified candidates.

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Senior Vice President, Director of Product Development and Management

EFL Associates is proud to represent National Bank Holdings Corporation (NBH) in the search for a Senior Vice President, Director of Product Development and Management (DPDM). The DPDM will be an integral part in building best in class products across all delivery channels, including digital and leading innovation efforts focused on the future growth of the bank. This is a newly created position and will be expected to:

  • Evaluate existing bank product offerings, identify gaps and suggest forward looking solutions.
  • Manage bank product and technology vendors.
  • Play a leadership role in the acquisition of new vendors.
  • Build solid business and financial plans for the development of new products and services.
  • Actively participate in the bank innovation space, becoming NBH’s expert in the future of banking.

NBH is a publicly traded (NYSE: NBHC), $4.9 billion bank holding company created to build a leading community bank franchise delivering high quality client service and committed to shareholder results. Through the Company's subsidiary, NBH Bank, it operates under the following brand names: Bank Midwest in Kansas and Missouri, Community Banks of Colorado in Colorado, and Hillcrest Bank in Texas.

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Vice President, Consulting
Our client, Wilshire Consulting, a leading global investment technology, investment consulting and investment managing firm seeks a Vice President, Consulting. The VP, Consulting is the first point of contact on established client relationships and will work with clients and internal committees on asset allocation and asset/liability studies, investment structure analysis, manager evaluation and selection, summary level performance evaluation, including benchmark analysis and selection and total fund attribution, investment research, and client presentation development and delivery. He/she will also support the Consulting Division’s topical research, manager research and business efforts; while leading the work of and mentor the development of junior staff professionals.  

Requirements include experience presenting to investment professionals and contribution in published research; strong investment acumen and progressive experience (ideally at least 7 years) in institutional investment consulting, investment management with a corporate or public plan sponsor, or in buy-side investment management/analysis. A Bachelor’s degree from a top tier school; MBA or MS degree with an emphasis in finance or investment, highly preferred; CFA or CAIA certification, strongly preferred. This position can be located in Wilshire Consulting offices in Denver, Pittsburg, or Santa Monica and will travel 50% of the time.
To APPLY please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

Vice President, Finance & Operations
Our client, IMMERGE, seeks a Vice President of Finance & Operations. IMMERGE is a fast-growing direct sales leader that connects client brands to targeted consumers through customized sales and marketing solutions.  IMMERGE is located in Greenwood Village, a suburb of Denver, and operates in over 45 markets through over 2,000 account executives in 150 office locations.  The VP of Finance & Operations will report to the CEO and provides overall leadership in corporate finance, operations and customer/client service. 

An undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, business management, or similar is required with an advanced degree and/or CPA certification preferred.  Substantial (ideally 7 or more years) progressive leadership experience in financial management/accounting role, along with experience gained in a high-growth, entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment will be viewed favorably.  

To apply please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

Vice President - Franchise/Business Development
We are seeking a Vice President of Franchise Development for our client, the largest worldwide independent distributor of electronic components - offering sourcing and supply chain solutions to customers worldwide in the semiconductor and electronic components industry. Located in Houston, TX, the newly created role will lead Smith’s “greenfield” efforts to develop a “franchised distributor channel” that will complement the traditional sales and business development channels that have been so successful for the company throughout its rich history.

A driven, creative thinker with a growth mindset will be critical to success. Strong knowledge of electronics distribution and the high tech manufacturing industry with previous industry experience is required – a minimum of ten years’ experience is anticipated. Franchise electronics distribution experience will distinguish more sought after candidates.

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Vice President, IT Operations
EFL Associates is assisting our client, Leslie Rudd Investment Company, in the recruitment of their Vice President, IT Operations.  The opportunity represents an exciting, entrepreneurial experience as the top IT professional for a privately held company that includes a diverse investment portfolio of business interests.  
Candidates should have 12 or more years of relevant technology experience, including two years of direct responsibility for recruiting, mentoring, developing and evaluating talent. The individual should possess a strategic business acumen focused on success across the enterprise; ideally, a self-starter with a high level of energy and drive with entrepreneurial tendencies above the norm.
Our candidate should be an enthusiastic and forward thinking entrepreneurial business leader with a demonstrated track record of success in a “hands-on” role requiring  strategic business, people and leadership skills to build a solid technology foundation poised to support future business success. We are looking for someone who can make things happen. 

Please forward your referrals or interest to chayward@eflassociates.com  

Vice President, Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) Sales
Our client, Wilshire Consulting, a leading global investment technology, investment consulting and investment managing firm seeks a Vice President, Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) Sales. The VP-OCIO Sales reports to the Head of Business Development and is responsible for the growth within the southeast region of the United States. He/she will develop and execute a sales strategy for assigned territory; build and maintain an active pipeline of viable prospects; identify and uncover opportunities to sell other Wilshire products and services within his/her assigned territory.

Requirements include five or more years of investment management or financial services sales experience; a solid understanding of the institutional investment marketplace; proven experience managing a sales territory and pipeline; demonstrated track record of success in articulating a strong value proposition and a consultative sales model; superior organizational skills including consistent use of sales tracking tools (Salesforce).  A Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree preferred. This position is located in Wilshire Consulting’s Pittsburg office and will travel 50% of the time within assigned territory.

To APPLY please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

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