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Associate Vice Chancellor/Controller
Our client, a highly regarded University is seeking an Associate Vice Chancellor/Controller for the Medical Center and its component business units. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Finance & CFO, the Controller will be responsible for leading a team of over 20 individuals and managing the strategic direction and operational execution of the accounting, budget and payroll departments.  We are seeking candidates who possess:

10+ years of progressively responsible work in high level accounting/controller/auditor positions.
Proven management experience and demonstrated success leading, motivating and developing a team (10+ people) for impactful results in a collaborative manner.
Demonstrated experience improving processes to produce more timely, reliable and accurate information and to drive decisions making.  Experience leading or participating in an ERP implementation/conversion is strongly preferred. 

Although experience within a research university or academic medical center would be helpful, individuals with senior-level accounting and finance experience in other complex environments are encouraged to apply.
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

Our client is a $500+ million dollar commodity-based business headquartered in Leawood, Kansas.  We are seeking a Chief Financial Officer for this dynamic business.  Backed by permanent capital infusion from major institutional investors with substantial resources, the Company has grown through acquisition and integration and plans to expand further due to its strong capital position and strategic financial partners. The company combines entrepreneurial teams, essential agriculture supply chains, and superior capital partners and maintains decentralized operations, putting leadership teams in place who desire to grow into new markets.

Reporting to the CEO, the CFO will provide financial leadership to the Company, including direct and shared responsibility for accounting, finance, and risk/asset management. This is a strategic position, requiring an executive with exceptional communication skills, strong E.Q. and a high profile presence. Well-developed credentials with mergers and acquisitions, risk, and investor relations will be particularly attractive.

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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.

Denver General Manager
Our client, North Forest Office Space (NFOS), located in Commerce City, is seeking an entrepreneurial, business-minded, self-starter as their Denver General Manager. NFOS uses a full-service approach to commercial real estate development and is a leading developer of innovative and affordably priced professional, medical and dental office space suites. NFOS locates the land, designs the site, obtains the necessary municipal approvals, oversees the construction of the building, leases the office suites and manages and maintains the properties.  The Denver General Manager reports to the President and will oversee all facets of the day-to-day operations in development, construction oversight, leasing, and property management for the Denver market inventory. 

The ideal candidate possesses experience and expertise in strategic leadership, daily operations management, development, construction, leasing, and property management; along with the ability to read construction documents and architectural plans and renderings. An undergraduate degree in business management, construction management, engineering, or similar is required with an advanced degree preferred.

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

Development Leader

Our client, the Kauffman Foundation, is seeking a Development Leader to lead the fundraising efforts for the Kansas City Scholars (KC Scholars) post secondary attainment scholarship and student supports program. Although preferred candidates will have a personal or record of success in fundraising activities we will also consider candidates in the corporate sector with appropriate skills and experience to support the mission and goals of the new organization.

Complete position specifications can be found here.

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Communications Director for Education
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has engaged EFL Associates in a search for the Communications Director for Education.  The Director is responsible for working with the Vice President of Public Affairs to develop and execute a strategic communications plan for the Foundation’s education program area.  The person in this role will design and implement a communications strategy that tells the story of the Foundation’s education portfolio, engages partners and stakeholders in the Foundation’s education agenda, and shares lessons learned regionally and nationally.

Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 10 years experience in communications roles involving hands-on work developing and executing strategic plans.  Successful candidates must have experience managing education-related communications initiatives, along with strong project management skills and the ability to mobilize both internal and external resources to achieve goals.
Director, Supervised Assets
Our client, a $2+ billion banking company, seeks a Director, Supervised Assets.  Reporting to the Chief Credit Officer, the Director, Supervised Assets will oversee the restructure, mitigation, and adjudication of troubled borrower relationships and/or adversely graded loans within our client’s portfolio. 
Requirements include 10 or more years experience in commercial lending/banking with requisite background in Special or Supervised Assets and Credit Risk Management functions (e.g., credit administration, loan review, etc.); history in dealing with complex credits across multiple asset classes (e.g., C&I, commercial real estate, energy, high-end consumer/private client, SBA, etc.) – examples will be requested; and a bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, or a related area. 
Highly sought candidates will possess multi-bank, multi-billion dollar holding company, plus community banking background and/or graduate education (e.g., M.B.A., banking schools, or formal credit training).
Executive Director

The Swope Corridor Renaissance/Upper Room (www.upperroomprogram.org) has engaged EFL Associates to assist in the recruitment efforts of an Executive Director for this complex and outstanding organization.

With a budget of approximately $6-7 million and a year round staff of an approximately 35, along with a summer staff and volunteers, the Executive Director will serve as the visionary leader of this outstanding organization.  We are seeking candidates with a minimum of 7+ years of experience and a history of developing strategic plans and implementing such programs in a sustainable manner is required. A track record of successfully generating new revenue streams and/or fund raising and improving financial results through partnerships, reimbursements, grants and other sources is important.

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Executive Director
Our client, National Council on Teacher Retirement (NCTR) seeks an Executive Director (ED).  NCTR is dedicated to safeguarding the integrity of public retirement systems to which teachers belong in the United States and its territories, and to promoting the rights and benefits of all present and future members of the systems.  NCTR membership includes 68 state, territorial and local pension systems that serve more than 19 million active and retired teachers, non-teaching personnel, and other public employees.  The ED reports to a ten-member Executive Committee and is the chief executive officer and administrative head of NCTR.  The ED provides leadership in planning, developing and implementing long and short term strategies; ensuring appropriate business practices and accounting controls are in place; planning and organizing the Annual Conference as well as other NCTR workshops and Executive Committee meetings; and representing NCTR in official capacities with outside organizations and media.  A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; advanced degree or industry certification is desirable.  Substantial relevant experience may be substituted for a degree in limited circumstances.  Knowledge  of public pension plan administration and issues is important.  Substantial experience (ideally at least 5 years) in an executive role at a public pension fund or comparable management experience in an entity with common interests to the public pension industry .

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

Executive Director
Our client, New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS), seeks an Executive Director (ED).  NYCERS is the largest municipal public retirement system in the United States, with over 300,000 active members and retirees.  Located in downtown Brooklyn, NY, NYCERS is dedicated to a client-centered approach to quality service delivery.  The ED directs and administers NYCERS; establishes and maintains methods and procedures for executing the responsibilities of, and maintaining proper records for, the Plan; while leading a team of 450 staff with 12 direct reports. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, plus six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in the administration of an employees’ retirement system, of which two (2) years must have been in a responsible managerial or executive capacity; or equivalent combination of education and experience, including at least two (2) years of experience in a responsible managerial or executive capacity.  An understanding of City policies, procedures and politics, along with experience in a changing environment and with a system conversion will distinguish the most attractive candidates. 

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

Managing Director - Higher Education Practice
EFL Associates is presently seeking an individual to permanently lead our Higher Education Executive Search practice - joining Dr. David Sallee and other members of our talented team.
Historically, the practice has catered to a variety institutions - publics, privates, and faith-based institutions of all sizes. Our firm has placed chancellors and presidents, provosts, and deans across the academic spectrum along with valued support functions including enrollment, advancement, finance/accounting, and HR.
Although our client/candidate satisfaction and retention rates speak for themselves along with an exceptional record regarding diversity placements, the hallmark of the practice has centered on innovation. EFL Associates offers and designs customized solutions for our clients, more so than any other firm in the industry.  We are seeking candidates who possess:
Earned doctorate preferred; a master’s degree is required
Experience working within the higher education field at the executive level is strongly preferred.  A background originating from a consulting organization that caters to institutions of higher learning would also be acceptable.  S/he must know the workings and nuances of the academy.
Successful candidates will possess at least eight years of experience in a leadership role in academia, senior management, sales, or in a consulting capacity that demonstrates success and accomplishment in a given field or function.
Civic, community, or business and industry outreach/networking activities throughout the candidate’s career would be extremely helpful.

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

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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Vice President, Loan Servicing/Loan Accounting
Our client, CoBank, one of the largest providers of credit to the U.S. rural economy with $125 billion in assets, $80 billion in loans outstanding, and over $7 billion in capital seeks a Vice President of Loan Servicing/Loan Accounting.  This position reports to the Senior Vice President of Operations and is responsible for the day-today operations of a team of loan servicing and accounting professionals and aligning the activities of the organization with the strategic priorities of the division and the bank.  A comprehensive understanding of commercial bank lending and operations, a deep understanding and experience with bank loan accounting systems, and a track record of delivering continuous process improvement, recruiting, developing, leading and inspiring a team of professionals. Familiarity with the financial services industry with an understanding of Farm Credit System operations, preferred. Proven experience managing complex multi-functional loan operations, including at least five (5) years of relevant experience at a senior management level in a sizeable financial institution and eight (8) or more years of management experience managing multiple work groups and projects combined with ten (10) or more years of experience in a relevant field, preferably in banking or financial services industry; or an appropriate combination of education and experience.
Vice President - Logistics
Our well recognized global client seeks top executive talent to play a critical role in their supply chain leadership team and enable revenue growth.  The Vice President Logistics will be responsible for three direct reports and approximately 1,500 employees across North America.  

Qualified candidates will possess at least 12 years of well-rounded, progressive supply chain leadership experience; the ability to lead, develop and implement logistics strategies rooted in LEAN thinking; the desire and capability to motivate and develop supply chain managers and professionals into future leaders; and a Bachelor’s degree.  Highly qualified candidates will possess a Master’s degree, Six-Sigma, third-party logistics and/or Omni channel distribution.
Vice President of Human Resources

Our client, an international construction distribution company based in Denver, Colorado, seeks their Vice President of Human Resources. This newly created position will report to the Chief Executive Officer being a collaborative member of the senior leadership team building the HR division.

Three industry-leading distribution companies were brought together by a private equity firm over the last several months, and the company now operates nearly 50 branches with over 700 employees serving customers in the US and Canada. The organization will continue growing organically and through acquisition to create a highly profitable international player in the industry.

Qualified candidates will possess a minimum of 10+ years of experience demonstrating technical competence in multiple disciplines with a previous background developing/implementing programs in a complex growth environment and/or M&A integration experience. Experience in an industrial distribution or branch-based sales environment is preferred, but candidates with other relevant backgrounds will also be considered. A Bachelor’s degree is required. 

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