Positions are listed in alphabetical order.

Chief Benefits Officer

Our client, Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (“CTPF” or “the Fund”), seeks a dynamic, experienced, self-motivated Chief Benefits Officer (CBO). 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 also offers group health insurance coverage for members who must pay for health insurance coverage when they retire, and provides a subsidy to help pay for the cost of coverage. CTPF is headquartered in downtown Chicago and employs a staff of 99 fulltime and 18 part-time professionals. The CBO reports to the Executive Director and the Deputy Executive Director and is responsible for championing the business plan by effectively articulating needs and requirements to the leadership team and Board of Trustees. Requirements include substantial benefits leadership experience (ideally a minimum of 10 years) in a public or private sector retirement system or major consultancy experience; experience with group health insurance will be a definite plus; must have developed, communicated, and implemented an enterprise-wide benefits services strategy in a public or private sector retirement plan. A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.

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

Chief Executive Officer

EFL Associates has been engaged to assist the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Kansas City in the recruitment efforts for their next CEO. With an operating revenue of over $8 million and 140 staff, “the Clubs” provide life-changing programs, resources, opportunities and experiences for youth ages 5-18 to develop self-esteem, values and skills. With a special emphasis on youth from disadvantaged circumstances, the Clubs operate in six locations across the metro, serving over 6,500 members annually.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President/CEO will be responsible for the effective leadership, management and operations of the organization while ensuring the consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. We are seeking candidates who possess 10+ years of progressively responsible experience in a leadership role managing programs or operations in a non-profit agency; Demonstrated passion for youth development and commitment to diversity; Strong skills in financial and asset management, along with a proven track record leading a broad range of resource development/fundraising activities; Outstanding leadership skills and the ability to effectively collaborate with the Board, staff, external partners and others to further the mission; A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

All inquiries, referrals and applications should be directed to Kathryn Bradley.

Chief Executive Officer

Our client, ReDiscover, seeks a Chief Executive Officer, as the long-term CEO prepares for a 2018 retirement. ReDiscover is a nonprofit community mental health center that provides comprehensive programs and services for adults and children whose lives have been affected by mental illness, addictions, and/or traumatic life experiences. The organization serves an average of 2,000 people a day across 14 Kansas City-area clinics. Our client’s positive reputation, clinical responsiveness and track record of successfully improving health outcomes has led to tremendous growth. Over the past eight years, the organization has grown from 200 to nearly 600 staff members and an annual budget of over $40 million.

We are seeking candidates who possess:

  • At least 10 years of professional experience, with significant leadership experience in behavioral health. Given the size/scope of ReDiscover, it is important that candidates also have a background in a complex, multi-location environment.
  • Government relations/advocacy and a familiarity with Medicaid or other federal, state or local behavioral health contracts.
  • Knowledge of various levels of care including crisis services, acute inpatient, partial hospital, residential and/or outpatient modalities.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Kathryn Bradley at kbradley@eflassociates.com.

Director of Global Process Improvement

Our client, a Top 10 global veterinary health company, seeks a Director of Global Industrial Process Improvement. The Director will have primary responsibility for the leadership of the North American GIPI group in development of state-of-the-art, robust and cost-effective biological production processes from laboratory to industrial scale.

Requirements include: a B.S./M.S. degree in Biopharmaceuticals, Microbiology, Virology or Biochemistry or the equivalent with more than 12 years of experience, or Ph.D. or DVM degree with more than six years’ experience; working knowledge of EU and USDA GMP, GLP, and regulatory requirements and experience in global vaccine registration requirements for bioprocesses and assays; and experience in veterinary vaccine or biopharmaceutical research development, production or manufacturing operations; working knowledge of GMP and GLP procedures is highly sought.

Click here to submit your resume and/or request more information for position 2877.

Director of Human Resources

Located in Leawood, KS, our client is a leader in essential assets and income investing. They seek a Director of Human Resources. Through its registered advisers, the company provides investors access to differentiated active and passive investment solutions and market insights.

The Director will be responsible for leading the overall strategy and execution of the human resources function across the Tortoise family of companies including recruiting, talent management, employee relations, legal compliance, policies and procedures, compensation, benefits, HR analysis and reporting and payroll.

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 10 years in Human Resources with 5+ years in HR leadership roles supporting business units and associates in multiple U.S. locations. Career experience originating from a regulated industry is required while a background from a professional services or financial services (specifically asset management) industry is strongly preferred.

This in an exciting opportunity to join one of Kansas City’s recognized “Best Places to Work.”

Click here to submit your resume and/or request more information for position 2892.

Director of Mortgage

EFL Associates has been retained to assist in the search for a Director of Mortgage for our client, Dickinson Financial Corporation (DFC). Based in Kansas City, this $2.4 billion financial institution has 120 locations including Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Kansas and Missouri.

The Director of Mortgage is the top executive over the Mortgage Lending department for all DFC- owned banks. This role will be responsible for ensuring the overall profitability of the Mortgage Division.

We are seeking candidates who possess:

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry
  • At least 5 years of experience leading and directing a mortgage origination team and expert-level knowledge of mortgage lending including operations and secondary market sales.
  • Demonstrated ability to significantly increase a mortgage portfolio through recruitment and attracting high-quality mortgage customers.

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Director of Sales - Commercial Labs & Healthcare

Our client, a publicly traded food and animal safety company, seeks a Director of Sales, Commercial Labs & Healthcare to maximize profitable sales, increase market share and develop sustainable business units within this market segment. Products include those for detection of foodborne pathogens, natural toxins (including GMO’s and allergens) dehydrated culture medium, drug detection, pesticide detection, and general food quality indication. Identifying, hiring and developing personnel, appraising performance, as well as monitoring sales territory action plans are part of the Director’s responsibilities. Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in food science, animal science, agricultural business or other related field; sales experience (5 or more years preferred) plus successful sales management experience (2 or more years preferred); and knowledge of agriculture and/or the commercial laboratories industry.

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Global Vice President

EFL Associates has been engaged to assist our client, Children International, in the search for a Global Vice President of People Strategy and Growth who will strive to create a culture that delivers impactful results, and fosters an environment where collaboration, ownership and fulfillment are critical. This will be achieved through people practices that are competitive and that provide opportunities for both personal and professional growth. We’re looking for an extraordinary thought and people leader, a visionary who can take our people practices to new heights.

Reporting to the CEO, this progressive and innovative leader will be responsible for working closely with the executive team and country leaders to enable the significant transformations in global structure, process, culture and people practices that are already underway. Thus, demonstrated success in a leadership role within a dynamic “build” environment is required.

Preferred candidates will possess:

  • An undergraduate degree is required, with an advanced degree preferred.
  • A minimum of 10 years senior management experience, some of it in human resources, and significant people leadership roles.
  • Given the nature of the position, it will be helpful for candidates to have had international travel experience and exposure to developing countries.
  • Language skills (especially Spanish) would also be extremely helpful.

All inquiries, referrals and applications should be directed to Ali Ward at award@eflassociates.com.

Global Vice President of Finance

The Global Vice President of Finance (VP) will be the senior leader responsible for financial strategic planning, financial analysis, budgeting and reporting, risk management, investment portfolio management, currency exchange management and internal auditing. The VP should have the leadership, drive, financial expertise and partnering skills to take Children International’s financial planning and analysis practices to new heights. To enable the transformation, we are looking for an extraordinary thought leader, people leader, and a savvy business person, who is a passionate advocate for children and an ethical owner of the cause.


  • Lead the transformation of the Finance unit from an accounting and reporting function to a valued strategic partner that maximizes both fundraising and child impact and builds confidence and integrity around the world.
  • Provide financial leadership to the processes of integrated strategic planning, forecasting, revenue modeling, budgeting, resource allocation, cost-benefit analysis and financial reporting.
  • Proactively assess financial performance and identify future considerations or strategies to engage leadership and the Board of Directors in long range planning and direction setting.
  • Communicate financial results and dashboards of performance with proactive clear analysis, insights, and perspectives of the organization’s financial performance to the Executive Team, Budget and Finance Committee, and Board.


  • 10 years of senior management experience in a senior finance role working with a budget of $100 million at a minimum. Experience in a global operation a plus.
  • MBA or CPA required. Experience working for a not for profit preferred but not required.
  • • Experience streamlining and refining financial processes in global operations. Ability to create tools and processes to increase efficiencies, improve data integrity and strengthen auditable work practices worldwide.
  • Strong knowledge of business processes in strategic planning, financial modeling, budgeting, financial reporting, cost benefit analysis, financial portfolio management, currency exchange, global funds transfers, cost accounting and risk management.

Click here to submit your resume and/or request more information for position 2883.

Head of Retail Banking

Our client, a privately held bank in Kansas City, is seeking a Head of Retail Banking. With 19 branches, and an array of respected affiliates offering trusts, investments, insurance and wealth management, the organization is recognized as one of the best banks in the area.

We seek an individual with 10 years of progressive banking experience – a strong banker with business acumen. Exceptional team building skills, talent development, and the ability to foster internal relationships are favored characteristics.

Click here to submit your resume and/or request more information for position 2893.

Network Sales and Operations Manager
Our client, PostNet is seeking a Network Sales and Operations (NSO) Manager.  PostNet is the premier printing, marketing and shipping solutions franchise, specializing in helping small businesses thrive around the world.  PostNet started franchising in 1993 and is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary this year.  In 2017, PostNet became part of the global family of MBE Worldwide. The MBE Worldwide network has an extensive reach of nearly 2,600 locations in 44 countries around the world.  PostNet HQ is located in Lakewood, CO, a suburb of Denver.  

The NSO Manager is responsible for business development activities/initiatives and management of the PostNet franchise network from both a business performance and operational perspective.  S/he will manage and develop the Print Sales and Operations Team (2) and Field Sales and Operations Team (3 Regional Directors), help define effective business tactics to be used by franchisees by reviewing budgets and monitor network and individual franchisee performance.  S/he analyzes and monitors network sales performance and market data to ensure that franchise performance is aligned with established targets.

Requirements for this role include: a bachelor's degree in marketing, business, or a related field; a minimum of five years’ of experience in a similar position with a clear track record in effective business development and/or sales support and management; prior success leading and managing teams; extensive experience selling printing products and related knowledge of the printing industry is strongly preferred; high analytical competence with the ability to work with large data sets; advanced to high proficiency with Excel.

For consideration please send your resume to Amy Miller at amy.miller@eflassociates.com.
President & CEO

Our client, the Oklahoma Health Center Foundation, seeks a President & CEO (CEO) to lead and grow the newly formed Oklahoma City Innovation District. The Oklahoma City Innovation District represents a concentrated hub of the region’s innovation assets that offers the potential to spur economic growth and civic vitality where innovation, entrepreneurship, creativity, and placemaking intersect. In this newly created position, the CEO will create, identify and lead strategies in which anchor institutions, firms, and civic leaders rally stakeholders to engage with their time, expertise, and resources to support the innovation district’s vision to create a dynamic, inclusive innovation hub.

Requirements include top level executive management experience; background in economic development, commercialization, urban development, mixed use real estate development; experience in a top leadership role reporting to a Board of Directors; a track record of success in fund raising and obtaining grants from state and federal governments, corporations, foundations and the private sector; and an undergraduate degree. Graduate level education is preferred.

Click here to submit your resume and/or request more information for position 2878.


Our client takes great pride in designing, developing, and delivering a comprehensive line of customer-focused traveling irrigation systems which dominate the traveling irrigation industry. The Company also offers a robust product line of hay handling and livestock equipment.

The President will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations; developing, articulating, executing, and leading company vision and direction; identifying high-ROI opportunities; and directing the management team over sales and marketing, finance and accounting, operations and HR/talent acquisition.

Requirements include active and successful background in the agricultural manufacturing industry with 12+ years of operations experience, including increasing levels of leadership and managerial responsibility; a hands-on, creative approach to entrepreneurial initiatives and experience leading farm, irrigation, and agriculture product development teams; solid management skills with the ability to build morale and drive urgency, as well as to develop, lead and motivate a strong team of enthusiastic and diverse professionals; an undergraduate degree (with graduate degree preferred), or an equivalent combination of education and/or hands-on leadership experience in a manufacturing environment.

Click here to submit your resume and/or request more information for position 2857.

Senior Investment Officer for Fixed Income

Our client, Oregon State Treasury (OST), is seeking a Senior Investment Officer for Fixed Income. The OST Investment Division, currently comprised of 36 individuals, is one of five OST divisions and is responsible for a $96 billion investment portfolio. The fixed income portfolio consists of $36.93 billion, of which $22.87 billion is managed internally by OST investment professionals, and $13.96 billion is managed by external money managers. This position will directly oversee two Investment Officers and one investment analyst indirectly. The OST is located in Tigard, a Portland suburb. The Senior Fixed Income Investment Officer reports to the Director of Capital Markets and provides oversight for all internally-managed fixed income mandates, including responsibility for the single largest pool of OST-managed assets (the Oregon Short Term Fund). This position is also responsible for establishing, monitoring and recommending all externally-managed fixed income strategies and works closely with the Director of Capital Markets (DCM), the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and the Oregon Investment Council’s external investment consultant and has direct, fiduciary responsibility for approximately 35-40% of State investment assets.

A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, business, or a related field is required. A degree in another field is acceptable, with an additional three years of investment related experience; with a strong preference for CFA or CAIA designation, or MBA degree. Substantial experience (ideally ten or more years) of increasing responsibility in the investment management industry, including significant (ideally at least five years) experience directly managing and trading short-term and fixed income portfolios, including credit analysis. Must have a solid understanding of capital markets and broad knowledge of various fixed income investment types, vehicles and structures, including familiarity with asset-backed, mortgage-backed and derivative securities and good experience supervising a staff of investment professionals (ideally a minimum of three years).

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 - General Manager

Our client is a profitable employee-owned manufacturer and marketer of pest management and related products and services which keep the environment beautiful. Its focus is on the professional turf and ornamental, home lawn and garden, animal health, industrial vegetation and specialty agricultural markets.

Reporting to the President & CEO the Vice President–General Manager duties include achieving budgeted financial results, development and delivery of high quality products in a safe work environment compliant with federal and state regulations, and on-going personnel development to provide a high performing workforce. S/he will serve alongside four peers and manage a direct reporting team of nine individuals who oversee professional product sales, consumer/commercial sales, marketing, operations, R&D & business development, project management, and regulatory & technical services. Total headcount exceeds 200 associates.

Requirements include: 10 plus years of progressively increasing general management responsibility and/or management experience in the Professional Turf & Ornamental, Home Lawn & Garden or Agrichemicals market; general knowledge of FIFRA regulations; and a BS/BA degree in chemistry/engineering, turf science, agronomy, agriculture or finance. An advanced degree will set apart highly qualified candidates.

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Vice President - Strategic Accounts (US)

Our client is a leading global provider of an extensive range of premium cleaning products and services to the professional market. With a global sales force of over 1,000 professionals and with proven sales channels, it has established strong and valuable customer relations and partnerships across the world, while striving to be at the forefront of technological advancement. The Vice President – Strategic Accounts will lead a strong U.S. team to ensure that on-going relationships are maintained with existing customers while maximizing the organization’s long-term growth and profitability. The key objective is to utilize outcome selling techniques to convert the company’s capabilities into meaningful value for its strategic customers.

Requirements include: Seven or more years of highly successful sales leadership experience in a large, global, matrixed, strategic sales organization and a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business management or related field. An MBA or commensurate experience is a plus...with exceptional past performance a must.

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