Elyria, OH, May 1, 2017
The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of Lorain County is beginning its search for the organization’s next President & Chief Executive Officer, retaining Waverly Partners, LLC as its executive search firm. Waverly Partners is a national executive search firm and has worked with a variety of nonprofit clients in Northeastern Ohio and across the country.
Community Foundation Board Chair Farnaz Ansari Berna is serving as Chair of a seven-member Search Committee that will work with Waverly Partners to identify qualified local, regional, and national candidates.
“We have developed a profile with the experience and leadership characteristics of our preferred candidate,” Berna said. “Our committee is open to executives with backgrounds in community foundations, other kinds of nonprofits, or related leadership experience with a commitment to the community.”
The position profile is posted on the Community Foundation’s website. The Foundation’s President & CEO, Brian Frederick, recently announced his plan to retire after more than 19 years of service with the organization.
Founded in 1980, the Community Foundation of Lorain County is made up of 619 Endowed Funds valued at approximately $123 million dollars. On average, $5.8 million is awarded annually in grant support to non-profit organizations in Lorain County. Visit www.peoplewhocare.org to learn more.