Current Searches

At Third Sector Company, we help nonprofit organizations and their boards make a great executive hire. We also strive to help talented professionals find organizations to serve. Learn more about our Executive Search services.

 

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Recently Filled Positions

Mary Van Haneghan

Executive DirectorWilliams Syndrome Association – Troy, Michigan
“She is well-versed in the disability community and is eager to learn more than she already knows about Williams syndrome. With Dr. Van Haneghan at the helm, the WSA has a very bright future ahead …”
Facilitated by Jan Glick & Associates

Interim Chief Executive for Conflict Zone Nonprofit

“One of its mottos, ‘love anyways,’ drives a passionate and committed staff. The challenges are huge, but the spirit is bright. I’m honored and delighted to be PLC’s Interim Chief Executive Officer.”

Nonprofit Governance and the Evolution of Juneteenth

“Lately, I have been considering how the evolution of the Juneteenth celebration follows Third Sector Company’s “Outcomes of Nonprofit Governance” taught in the board learning program, Board Chairs Academy.” Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

School for Autism Spectrum Learners Brings In Interim Leader

“The school community’s unwavering commitment to meeting each student’s needs in an inclusive environment is awesome and inspiring. I’m looking forward to connecting with students and their families, and the dedicated school and clinical staff who serve them.”

Interim Serving at Planned Parenthood Southeast

“It is such an honor to support PPSEA at a time when all eyes are on the decisions of the Supreme Court,” said Syvonne …

What Can Interims Do to Prevent Burnout?

During National Mental Health Awareness Month, Senior Strategist Shailushi Ritchie explores ways interims can engage with and guard against burnout. Read more from Senior Strategist …

West Seattle School Finds Interim Solution

“Because of the incredible preparation and support that I’m receiving from Third Sector Company, I’m excited to serve this well-loved organization as we take the next steps in securing affordable, play-based education in our community …”

United Way Retiree Steps Back In as Interim Executive

“Having Third Sector Company as a partner to engage the board members in meaningful discussions will take this organization to new heights …”

How a Simple Board Assessment Results in Big Impact for Nonprofits

Reaching fundraising goals can be one good sign. Bringing on new staff and volunteers is fantastic! These are great examples of a board on the move. Yet, there are other factors to consider for a healthy, functioning board.

Why Are Volunteer Boards So Important to Nonprofit Performance?

April is National Volunteer Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the importance of volunteering. This month we want to particularly honor the significant contributions of nonprofit boards of directors who donate their time and talents to worthy causes. Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

Interim Executive Advocating for Children in California Nonprofit

“I am thrilled to join CASA of San Luis Obispo as Interim Executive Director,” said Lovisa. “It’s impossible to overstate the importance of CASA’s work …

South Asian Support Agency Finds Interim Executive

“I love serving as an Interim Executive, as it exposes me to different cultures and people across the sector,” said Pam.

Founder’s Syndrome: The Challenge for Nonprofit Organizations

Full-blown Founder’s Syndrome is when the executive and the organization, along with everybody else, simply cannot conceive either being able to survive without the other.

Meet Third Sector Company’s “Interim of the Year” for 2021

McCarrell is the seventeenth recipient of the company’s highest national honor that recognizes professionals for providing exemplary transitional leadership to community impact organizations, associations and congregations.

Golden Gate Park Selects Interim Deputy CEO

This greenbelt along the Pacific is home to ancient redwoods, historic landmarks, miles of trails, dramatic shorelines, rare and endangered species, a lush coastal wilderness, and jaw dropping vistas.

A Civil Rights Pioneer and the Tenets of Interim Leadership

At Third Sector Company we believe that the contributions of interim leaders can be purposeful, transformational, methodical, and profound. This Women’s History Month we recognize and honor the same contributions from women in community leadership. Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

Sustainable Seafood Nonprofit Chooses Interim Leader

FishWise believes that the seafood industry not only has serious impacts on the health of oceans and the welfare of its workers, but also the potential to make an enormous contribution to the health of our planet and its inhabitants.

Why Consider an Interim Executive Director for Your Nonprofit?

Interim leaders can have a big impact on organizations. Here are a few reasons you should consider hiring an interim leader to fill a leadership role with your nonprofit!

5 Ways Planning for Leadership Succession Can Benefit Your Nonprofit Cause

Whether a leadership transition is planned or unplanned, it’s important to prepare an organization’s next chapter of success as part of your current responsibilities

What a Black History Shero Can Teach Nonprofits

Black History month is full of heroes and sheroes. I want to review the contributions of Katherine Johnson and what her legacy means to board leaders at community impact organizations. Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

Children’s Cancer Charity Finds Interim Leader

Serving Los Angeles and Southern California, Walk With Sally provides free youth mentoring programs and support services to children whose parents, guardians, or siblings have been impacted by cancer.

Veronica Garcia Dávalos

Executive Director/CEO Long Beach Public Library Foundation – Long Beach, California
“As we look toward what’s next for the Library Foundation, Veronica’s many years of experience in nonprofit management and serving communities who depend on public library resources make her the perfect fit to lead our organization…”
Facilitated by FindALeader

New Executive Begins New Era for Library Foundation

The Nonprofit Executive Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company in association with FindALeader is proud to announce that Veronica Garcia Dávalos has been selected for the role of Executive Director/CEO of the Long Beach Public Library Foundation in Long Beach, California.

Interim Executive Advancing Compassion at International Nonprofit

All of the Third Sector Company community sends our best wishes to Anne and our thanks to the leadership at Challenge Day for putting their trust in the people, teachings and programs of Third Sector Company

Maintaining the Vision Through Change

Keeping a strong mission and vision can be difficult during a leadership transition. Here are some thoughts on how to keep a strong vision during a leadership transition.

Webb Brown

Executive DirectorMontana Dental Association – Helena, Montana
“He brings a lot of experience to the position. His knowledge and expertise will help us to grow our association and focus on oral health advocacy …”
Facilitated by Jan Glick & Associates

Montana Dental Association Announces New Executive

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team is proud to announce that Webb Brown, IOM is the new Executive Director of the Montana Dental Association in Helena, Montana.

The Struggle for Civil Rights Begins with Inclusivity

Honoring civil rights for all people is an important concept built on a culture of inclusivity championed by MLK Jr. and leaders in the nonprofit sector throughout the generations. But when did civil rights get started? Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

Our Goals in 2022

Whether it is increasing your daily cardio or learning a new skill, it’s important to share with others your big plans. That’s why we at Third Sector Company are making sure to let you know our 8 “resolutions” and goals for this year.

Colorado Center for Spiritual Living Selects Transition Leader

sed in Golden, Colorado, Centers for Spiritual Living is a global community comprised of more than 400 spiritual communities, teaching chapters, study groups and other ministries in 30 countries. Third Sector Company is proud to announce that Dr. Paula Gable has begun as the Transitional Executive Director at the home office on Genesse Mountain next to a field of bison who graze peacefully nearby. 

Celebrating Graduates of Interim Executives Academy #11

In November we celebrated 23 new graduates representing all corners of the United States from New York to South Carolina, Indiana to Nevada. They join an Academy alumni group of 200 interim professionals ready to serve community impact organizations, associations, and congregations with strategic transitional leadership. 

Interim Leadership at Workplace Training Nonprofit

ROSIES Foundation in the Culver City Arts District of Southern California serves people with diverse abilities to engage in learning and employment opportunities across different industries. This inspiring nonprofit has selected Linda Horner as its Interim Executive Director at an important capacity-building time in the organization. 

Inclusivity and a Picture of Success

In my opinion, it isn’t easy to move forward with an inclusivity initiative if you’re not willing to define what a picture of success looks like for your organization and why that is important. Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

Interim Executives Academy: My Review and Reflections

Although I’ve retired from the United Way network, taught at community colleges, and led a local social justice nonprofit, I was still seeking unretirement options, a growing trend – working past retirement.

Interim Leader Starts at Tacoma Farmers Market

Third Sector Company is proud to announce that Rebecca Lane has begun as the Interim Executive Director of the Tacoma Farmers Market.   Tacoma Farmers Market creates vibrant marketplaces where local farms, small businesses, and organizations connect directly with the community in Tacoma, Washington. The organization envisions that all residents, regardless of income, will have […]

Jewish Family and Children’s Service Places Interim Leader

Third Sector Company is thrilled to announce that Pam Jacobson has been selected as the Interim Executive Director of Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Long Beach & West Orange County (JFCS).   JFCS supports individuals, families, couples, and children in Long Beach and the surrounding communities with counseling, case management for older adults, […]

Emilee Powell

Executive DirectorHousing Resources of Western Colorado – Grand Junction, Colorado
“The Board was extremely pleased with the process utilized by Third Sector Company for our search for a new Executive Director…”
Facilitated by Jan Glick & Associates

Colorado Affordable Housing Nonprofit Selects New Executive

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is proud to announce that Emilee Powell is the next Executive Director of Housing Resources of Western Colorado (HRWC) in Grand Junction, Colorado.   The Board of Directors and staff of HRWC are very excited to welcome Emilee. She brings a wealth of knowledge to […]

Northern California Mental Health Nonprofit Selects Interim Leader

Third Sector Company is pleased to announce that Jen Monteleone has been selected as the Interim Executive Director of the TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (TLC).   The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors is a donor-supported, nonprofit organization devoted to ending the suffering caused by hair-pulling disorder, skin picking disorder, and related body-focused […]

Amanda Eichelberger

Executive DirectorSan Juan Community Home Trust – Friday Harbor, Washington
“Most importantly she will be meeting with our homeowners, who are stewards of the neighborhoods and anchors in our community…”
Facilitated by Jan Glick & Associates

New Executive Helping Affordable Home Ownership

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is proud to announce that Amanda Eichelberger is the next Executive Director of San Juan Community Home Trust in Friday Harbor, Washington.   The Home Trust promotes economic diversity and development by offering a variety of solutions to the housing affordability situation on San Juan […]

Interim at Urban Environmental Nonprofit Helps Find Next Leader

Third Sector Company is pleased to announce that Deb Merle has been selected as the Interim Executive Director of ECOSS.   ECOSS, formerly known as the Environmental Coalition of South Seattle, delivers environmental solutions that meet the needs of businesses, people and nature across Washington. Since the 1990s, ECOSS has been a leading urban environmental […]

Public Library Foundation Selects Interim Executive

Third Sector Company is pleased to announce that Kathy McCarrell has started as the Interim Executive Director of the Long Beach Public Library Foundation.   The Long Beach Public Library Foundation enhances Long Beach Public Libraries and encourages literacy and education for all members of the community in Long Beach, California. Since 1996, the Long Beach […]

Nonprofit Providing Health Care for Vulernable Populations Appoints Interim Leader

Third Sector Company is pleased to announce that Joan Greatrake McBride has started as the Interim Development and Communications Director of the Achievable Foundation.   The Achievable Foundation is changing the face of healthcare for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For the past 20 years, the Culver City, California-based nonprofit has worked continually to […]

Jeremy DeRoo

Chief Executive OfficerDwelling Place – Grand Rapids, Michigan
“The board is excited to work with Jeremy as our new CEO and believe that he is well-positioned as a local leader and influencer…”
Facilitated by Jan Glick & Associates

Nonprofit Housing Developer Names New Executive

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is thrilled to share that Jeremy DeRoo has been appointed as the next Chief Executive Officer of Dwelling Place in Grand Rapids, Michigan.   As CEO, DeRoo will continue to lead the work of being a force for change in meeting a wide array […]

Whom Does DEIA Include?

I am always thinking about diversity and what it means. I believe that diversity is a complex subject and grasping the ramifications of it depends on your views and experience with it in its various contexts. Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

What Is the Why Behind Black Lives Matter?

I am always thinking about diversity and what it means. I believe that diversity is a complex subject and grasping the ramifications of it depends on your views and experience with it in its various contexts. Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

New Interim Leader for California Social Justice Agency

Third Sector Company is pleased to announce that Janet Schulman has started as Interim Executive Director of Program for Torture Victims (PTV).   PTV rebuilds the lives of immigrant survivors of torture and persecution from over 70 countries who have stood up for freedom, democracy, and human dignity. It is the first of its kind organization […]

The Importance of Diversity for Nonprofit Leadership

I am always thinking about diversity and what it means. I believe that diversity is a complex subject and grasping the ramifications of it depends on your views and experience with it in its various contexts. Read more from Senior Strategist Heyward Watson…

Washington Law Association Places Interim Executive

Third Sector Company is happy to announce that Kristine Scott is Interim Executive Director at the Snohomish County Bar Association in Everett, WA.   Kristine is a graduate of the very first class of Interim Executives Academy held in Seattle, WA. She is a solutions-driven organizational development leader with over 15 years of experience heading […]

Dr. Pela Selene Terry

Executive DirectorAtlantic Street Center – Seattle, Washington
“The depth of knowledge that she brings will fortify our future for another 100-plus years…”
Facilitated by Jan Glick & Associates

Historic Family Services Nonprofit Selects New Executive

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is thrilled to share that Dr. Pela Selene Terry has been appointed as the next Executive Director of Atlantic Street Center.   Dr. Terry brings to Atlantic Street Center a professional career spanning more than 30 years, and a strong commitment to promoting advocacy, […]

Crisis Connections Names Chief Executive Officer

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is pleased to share that Michelle McDaniel (she/her) has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Crisis Connections.   Michelle is a proactive leader with a passion for service and furthering equity who is frequently called upon to provide direction, stabilize and grow […]

Michelle McDaniel

Chief Executive OfficerCrisis Connections – Seattle, Washington
“We are grateful for her passion for our mission and appreciate her impressive span of expertise…”
Facilitated by Jan Glick & Associates

New Interim at Natural Resources Conservation Nonprofit

Third Sector Company is pleased to share that Cynthia Setel is Interim Executive Director at King Conservation District (KCD) in Renton, WA.   Cynthia is a graduate of Interim Executives Academy Class #7 and brings years of nonprofit executive and government leadership. Cynthia is adept at turn-arounds, diagnosing why agencies are struggling and working with […]

The Origins of International Women’s Day

March 8 is recognized all over the world as a day to learn and understand the tremendous contributions women make to fight inequity, improve opportunities and to raise our communities for the betterment of all. The 2021 theme of International Women’s Day is #ChooseToChallenge. Challenge the status quo. Challenge bias. Challenge stereotypes.

The Origins of Black History Month

We at Third Sector Company are grateful for the work of Carter G. Woodson to found a nonprofit organization with a lasting legacy of social good over 100 years running. We also celebrate the numerous contributions of African American and Black people throughout our communities that shape history and lead us in into a better future.

Arizona Domestic Abuse Nonprofit Places Interim

Third Sector Company is pleased to share that Terri Leon is Interim Executive Director at the Community Alliance Against Family Abuse (CAAFA) in Apache Junction, AZ.   Terri is a graduate of Interim Executives Academy Class #6 in Phoenix and brings over 30 years of nonprofit executive and philanthropic leadership. Terri is a strategic, collaborative, […]

How Nonprofits Prepare for an Executive Search

Finding the right leader for your nonprofit is one of the decisions that impact the future of any organization. Nonprofits face the unique challenge of working with paid employees and volunteers, creating a unique challenge in orchestrating a successful transition.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access: Our First Steps on a Long Road

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access: Our First Steps on a Long Road   Recently, the Third Sector Company convened a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA) Strategy Task Force with the purpose to bring awareness to definitions and agreements in our community around social justice and freedom from oppressive conditions in the United States present […]

What Is Succession Planning? Find a Common Understanding

What Is Succession Planning? Find a Common Understanding   In our experience, when someone uses the “S-Word” in a nonprofit organization or board agenda it really means: “It is time for somebody to go.”   Imagine if you are an executive director, serving for 25 years, and then at a board meeting somebody raises their […]

Community Campaign Selects First Executive Director

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is pleased to share that Phillip Prud’homme has been appointed as the first Executive Director of Friends of Lopez Island Pool (FLIP).   As Executive Director, Pru’homme will complete a $4 million+ capital campaign to launch construction and prepare for the successful operation of […]

How Interim Leaders Can Tap Into the Power of Humility

HOW INTERIM LEADERS CAN TAP INTO THE POWER OF HUMILITY Reflections from the August 19 Interim Executives Roundtable with Dr. Marilyn Gist   By Mike Mitchell, CAE   I have always been a fan of business thought leader Jim Collins because of something that is very personal to me. In his book Good to Great, […]

The Importance of Developing an Obsession for Nonprofit Succession

When employees leave an organization and there is no succession plan in place, it can take a big toll on any entity. Here’s why it is crucial to have a succession plan for nonprofit organizations.

Crossing New Frontiers in Transitional Leadership

Third Sector Company Brings Its Leadership Solutions Online.

New Executive in Vancouver, B.C. Crane Safety Association

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is pleased to share that Clinton Connell has been appointed the new Executive Director for the British Columbia Association for Crane Safety (BCACS, or BC Crane Safety).   In his role as Executive Director, Clinton will continue BC Crane Safety’s mission to professionalize crane […]

Hollywood HIV/AIDS Organization Places Interim

Third Sector Company is proud to announce that Marc Haupert is Interim Executive Director of Being Alive! in Hollywood, CA. This follows the untimely and tragic death due to COVID-19 of former Executive Director (and Third Sector Company affiliate) Garry Bowie.   Being Alive! President Carla Ford made the announcement after action by the Board. […]

Affordable Housing Nonprofit Names New Executive

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is pleased to share that Wayne Mortensen recently began as Chief Executive Officer of NeighborWorks Lincoln.   A Nebraska native, Mortensen will relocate to Lincoln from Cleveland, Ohio where he served as Director of Design & Development at Cleveland Neighborhood Progress for the last […]

The Innovative Disruptor

It appears that classroom learning alone is not yielding any measurable progress in Diversity and Inclusion. The steps that need to be taken must go deeper.

In Memory of One of Our Pioneers: Garry Bowie

A Tribute and an Invitation from Third Sector Company During the Coronavirus Pandemic   In Memory of Garry Bowie Third Sector Company Affiliate, Southern California 1961-2020   The entire community of Third Sector Company professionals throughout Southern California is deeply saddened to announce the death of Garry Bowie yesterday morning due to complications of coronavirus. […]

New Interim Advocating for Children in Southern California Court System

Third Sector Company is pleased to share that Jorge Sciupac recently began as Interim Executive Director of Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Ventura County.   Jorge is a graduate of Interim Executives Academy in Los Angeles and brings over 25 years of nonprofit and business experience spanning three continents. A bilingual leader, Jorge has […]

A Cultural Shift: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access

It appears that classroom learning alone is not yielding any measurable progress in Diversity and Inclusion. The steps that need to be taken must go deeper.

Proud Graduates of Interim Executives Academy

For two days in the desert, a group of nonprofit professionals gathered to discuss strategic transitional management for nonprofit organizations. The graduates of Interim Executives Academy in Phoenix in January are now proud holders of a certificate in interim leadership.   (Front Row – Mark Slocum, Rachel Morse, Deb Thompson, Beth Morrison, Jeffrey Wilcox and […]

Congratulations to SKCDS for Naming New Executive

The Nonprofit Leadership Search and Support team at Third Sector Company is pleased to share that Randy Ogata, DDS has been named Executive Director of Seattle-King County Dental Society (SKCDS) after a successful 25-year orthodontic practice. Dr. Ogata brings a career’s worth of professional experience in addition to serving on and leading numerous committees and […]

Seasoned Leader Brings Commitment to Health Care Equity

Third Sector Company is proud to announce that our Executive Search customer, Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority, has selected John Kim as its Executive Director. John is a seasoned strategic leader who is passionate about collaborating with people and organizations committed to making a meaningful difference in health care equity. John’s professional experience spans […]

National Search Lands New Development Director at Arts Nonprofit

The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) is delighted to announce that it has hired Daniel Hlad to fill the newly created position of Director of Development and Marketing. After an extensive national search, Executive Director Chris Verdugo chose Hlad to lead a growing team. Verdugo said he was extremely pleased to have attracted so many outstanding […]

A New Interim Leader Is at Work for Seattle Children and Families

We are proud to announce that Amy Zimerman is at work with The Community School of West Seattle, a nonprofit organization building a community where all children are honored and respected as naturally capable, curious, and creative beings. “Community School has a remarkable teaching team and a wonderfully engaging curriculum for preschool students,” says Amy. […]

New Interim at Historic San Francisco Arts Organization

We are proud to announce that Lindsay Shields, one of Third Sector Company’s Senior Advisors in California, is at work with San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus as its Interim Development Director. Lindsay has been fostering growth through positive change in nonprofits for over 20 years as well as serving as an Interim Executive Director in […]

Interim Brings Extensive Fundraising Expertise to Northwest Nonprofit

Carol Lugo brings over 20 years of experience in generating resources for nonprofit causes, managing staff, and facilitating change in complex organizations. Third Sector Company is proud to announce her new interim engagement with the League of Education Voters (LEV) in Seattle as Acting Development Director. “This has been an exhilarating experience,” said Carol about […]

New Interim at Prominent Seattle LGBTQ Organization

Helping organizations during times of leadership transition is a hallmark of Third Sector Company’s mission to the nonprofit community. In Seattle, the Latino LGBTQ organization Entre Hermanos turned to Third Sector Company for guidance and selected Mark Buckley as Interim Executive Director. “The Board of Directors is thrilled to have Mark working with us,” said […]

Our New Interim Leader Supporting Survivors of Trafficking

PROUDLY ANNOUNCING NEW INTERIM ADVANCING SOCIAL JUSTICE FOR WOMEN IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA   Third Sector Company is very proud to announce that Janice Tsao has been named Interim Executive Director at Redeeming Love, a faith-based nonprofit located in Los Angeles County with a mission to be a conduit of restoration for survivors of sex trafficking […]

Interim Advancing Equity in Northwest Schools

PROUDLY ANNOUNCING NEW INTERIM ADVANCING EQUITY IN NORTHWEST SCHOOLS   Third Sector Company proudly announces that Deb Merle has been chosen as Interim Chief Executive Officer for Equal Opportunity Schools in Seattle. Deb is the former Executive Director of the California State Board of Education and, most recently served as Interim Executive Director of the […]

Nonprofit Leader from Southern California to Pacific Northwest

SEATTLE NONPROFIT ENGAGES NEW INTERIM CEO FROM THIRD SECTOR’S L.A. COHORT Third Sector Company is very proud to announce that Chris Johnson has been named Interim Executive Director at Evergreen Treatment Center in Seattle, an addiction and social services nonprofit organization with three clinics in King, Thurston, and Grays Harbor counties offering medication-assisted treatment for […]

CLIENT RESEARCH EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Interim Executive Management Services

Executive Leadership Research and Evaluation Methodologies The Third Sector Company, Inc. uses three types of evaluation research to further understand the practice of professional interim executive management services for the nonprofit sector as well as gauge consumer buying patterns related to the purchasing of interim executive management services by representatives of the nonprofit sector. The […]

Four New Year’s Resolutions For Nonprofit Leaders to Implement in 2018

Implementing best practices in the New Year is a great way to help your organization succeed in 2018. Consider using some of these strategies as a part of your nonprofit New Years resolution!

Evaluating the Nonprofit CEO

Nonprofit leadership requires a number of skills. Here’s why compensation reviews, employee evaluations, and other human resources functions are crucial to the third sector.

Third Sector Spotlight: Four Examples of Cause-Driven Leaders at Work

Everyday, the people of Third Sector Company have the opportunity to work with amazing professionals and organizations that create magic that results in measurable differences in the lives of others. Truly successful nonprofit leadership is as much a social science as it is a business science; and together these disciplines must be leveraged.  It’s not […]

Five Ways to Support Your Favorite Organizations This Holiday Season

Are you hoping to show your favorite organizations some support this holiday season? Here are a few easy ways to give your favorite nonprofits a little love this holiday season.

I.N.T.E.R.I.M. Project: Q & A With Senior Research Strategist Scott Campanario

Third Sector Company recently launched the Improving Nonprofits by Tailoring and Expanding Resources for Interim Management (INTERIM) Project. Learn more about it from Scott Campanario, our senior research strategist.

Third Sector Completes First Phase of I.N.T.E.R.I.M. Project

The Third Sector Company research team recently completed the first phase of the Improving Nonprofits by Tailoring and Expanding Resources for Interim Management (INTERIM) Project.

Organizations We Love: The Prentice School

At Third Sector, we work with a range of organizations who serve great causes. Here’s a look at The Prentice School, and the great work they do.

Thoughts On Fundraising in The Current Political Era

The current political climate has created novel circumstances for fundraisers everywhere. Here are some thoughts on raising money for various causes in the Trump Era.

How To Turn Your Executive Search Into A Capacity Building Opportunity

While an executive search may seem like a daunting process, its also a great opportunity for building capacity and capability in your organization. Here are a few tips on how to make the most of this process.

What Makes a Nonprofit a Nonprofit?

Defining a nonprofit may be more complicated than you think. Here’s some insight to what makes a nonprofit a nonprofit and the ins and outs of being in the business of social benefit.

Third Sector Spotlight: Kraig Kojian President and CEO, Downtown Long Beach Alliance

If you’re looking for nonprofit board of directors training or if you are interested in learning more about our Board Chairs Academy program, here’s what Kraig Kojian from the Downtown Long Beach Alliance has to say.

Tips for Aspiring Nonprofit Leaders

Are you interested in a career in the nonprofit sector or developing leadership skills for a nonprofit organization? Here are some tips for those interested in working for the nonprofit sector from our President, Jeffrey Wilcox.

Spotlight: Mark Stensager and Sound Generations

This month’s Third Sector Spotlight is Mark Stensager of Sound Generations. Learn how his worked has helped his organization thrive and grow.

Third Sector Spotlight: Randy Brinson

From learning the ins and outs of a company you’re just starting out at, to finding ways to fully leverage your organization’s resources, here are some thoughts from Third Sector Interim Executive participant Randy Brinson.

How is Interim Leadership Different Than Traditional Leadership?

Interim leadership and management require a special set of skills. While interim and permanent leaders are often working towards similar goals, there are unique challenges associated with taking on a leadership role for a shorter period of time. Here’s some insight on the difference between the two types of leadership and how you can succeed as an interim leader.

Join Us for a Taste of Board Chairs Academy

Interested in our Board Chairs Academy Program? Join us for a “taste’ of the program to see if its something your company can benefit from.

Mark Crawford Named “Nonprofit Interim of the Year”

Mark Crawford of Arc of King Country and Northwest Folklife has been named Third Sector’s Interim Nonprofit of the Year.

Looking For Great Books on Becoming A Leader?

There’s no shortage of great leadership books to read to give you some inspiration. Checkout some of our top picks for books about nonprofit leadership.

Inclusiveness: Nonprofits Must Be The Example

Diversity and inclusion are key in the nonprofit sector, especially in the current political climate. Learn Jeffrey Wilcox’s take on diversity and inclusion, and how nonprofits must be the example.

Don’t Miss Our Leadership Workshop!

Succession planning is a crucial part of leadership. Join us for our Succession Planning workshop to learn more!

4 Characteristics of Good Interim Leaders

Are you an aspiring leader? Here are some top characteristics of leaders.

Changing Faces of Interim Executives

The practice of skillful short-term executive leadership for nonprofit organizations is in the midst of a significant landscape change from its traditional beginnings. Learn more about these ongoing changes in the nonprofit sector.