Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance Engages Search Firm for CEO


The Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance Board of Directors has begun a search for the company’s next President & Chief Executive Officer. Executive search consultant, Waverly Partners, has been retained to lead the search efforts. Dan Dungan, Board Chair and Executive Chairman of Springfield Electric Supply, is heading the search committee that will work with Waverly Partners to identify qualified local, regional and national candidates.

“Our committee has developed a profile identifying the experience and leadership characteristics of our preferred candidate,” Dungan said. “We are open to executives with backgrounds in economic development, chambers of commerce, business associations, nonprofits, private sector or other related experience. Ideally, we’re looking for someone with a commitment to our mission of pursuing economic prosperity and growth for Springfield and Sangamon County.”
The position profile has been posted nationally and is also available on the Springfield Sangamon Growth Alliance website, www.ThriveInSPI.org.

For more information about the search, please contact Waverly Partners search consultants, Eric Peterson and Debbie Galbraith, at SSGA@Waverly-Partners.com. All inquiries will be held in confidence.

About Waverly Partners
Formed in 2001, WAVERLY PARTNERS is a nationwide retained executive search firm. We serve a wide variety of clients including Fortune 500 manufacturing and service corporations, chambers of commerce, economic development and other nonprofit organizations, privately held entrepreneurial growth companies and professional service firms across the country.

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