Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Appoints New Consultants to lead New England Market
Kittleman & Associates announced today the opening of their office in Boston, Massachusetts and the appointment of Susan Egmont, Senior Counsel, and Susan Barry, Principal, as managing directors of the New England market. With the opening of their Boston office, Kittleman is now represented in four cities, with offices in Chicago, Philadelphia, and Denver.
“New England has always been a key market for our firm, with many non-profit organizations partnering with Kittleman. With the opening of this office and with Susan Egmont and Susan Barry’s leadership, we are well prepared to advance and strengthen our business model in the region,” said Cory King, President & CEO of Kittleman, “which is based on serving nonprofits as partners and trusted advisors in making one of their most important decisions – choosing their next leader.”
Susan Egmont has been a non-profit executive search consultant for 20 years and prior to joining Kittleman was Principal at Egmont Associates. She has successfully served more than 250 client organizations dedicated to human services, education, environment, philanthropy, science, and the arts. She is a founding Board member of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, Massachusetts Nonprofit Network and Georgia Center for Nonprofits.
Susan Barry has served in executive leadership positions in the nonprofit sector for 30 years. Her extensive professional experience includes more than 20 years in the community foundation field including as President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Louisville, the largest charitable foundation in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Most recently, Susan was a partner at Egmont Associates where she focused exclusively on executive search in the nonprofit sector.
“We’re in this business because we care about mission-driven organizations, we know what it takes to lead them, and we know the complexities and challenges inherent in that world,” said Susan Egmont. “We have interacted with Kittleman extensively over the years and know their values of service and excellence are in direct alignment with our approach. We are excited to expand Kittleman’s presence in this critical market during such a dynamic time,” she added.
“The opening of our fourth office, and the second office in two years, Kittleman is furthering its leadership in the non-profit CEO recruitment space,” Cory said. “Susan Egmont and Susan Barry are tremendous additions to the values and expertise that have built this company and we are excited to have their support as we continue the tradition of excellence.”
Kittleman is unrivaled in its combined years of nonprofit expertise, focusing primarily on nonprofit sectors represented by human service and community health care; private, family and community foundations; public gardens, arboreta and land preserves; museums, science centers and historic sites; national charities and international NGOs; and conservation, environment and wildlife.
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About Kittleman & Associates
Established in 1963, Kittleman is the nation’s first executive search firm exclusively serving nonprofit organizations and institutions. As a full-service retained firm, Kittleman manages all aspects of the search process backed by a team of research, knowledge management and administrative staff. Each search requires a unique recruitment strategy that reflects the distinctive culture of the organization, the specific leadership opportunity and the current professional marketplace. Search services include experienced recruitment counsel throughout, organizational assessment, development of position specifications, prospect research, source identification, candidate development, background assessment and verification, reference checking, offer preparation and transition assistance.