Before you start your search:
Chat with an expert. Start with
Leigh Taylor, Senior Principal, Executive Search. She's just a phone call away at
Schedule an informational discussion via video conference, conference call or on-site visit. Arrange for an NRECA consultant to review with your board to learn what to expect during the search process; risk management issues inherent to a search; benefits to your board and members; discuss concerns and issues specific to your system.
Helpful information during your executive search
There are certain questions that candidates should not be asked. Don't be caught off-guard, and refer to our
dos and don'ts.
Do you have internal candidates that wish to be considered for the CEO position at your cooperative? Determining the process for handling internal candidates is a critical decision. Learn how to manage the risks.
Managing Risks When Hiring an Internal Candidate
After you hire the new CEO/GM
Let us facilitate a “leadership transition workshop” to help with the adjustment process. The results are more open communication; clearly defined expectations, roles, relationships and responsibilities; and positioning the new CEO to be as effective and productive as possible.
We can assist you in ongoing support of your newly placed CEO with a variety of tools.
- Facilitation of the annual performance appraisal is part of our search process, but also available as a separate service.
- Considerations when conducting a performance evaluation on the new CEO.
Sample Performance Appraisal Form