CEO - Make-A-Wish® Central and Northern Florida

Sterling Search Inc. - Maitland, FL

Make-A-Wish® Central and Northern Florida (MAW-CNF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and governed by a local volunteer Board of Directors. They serve 45 counties of the Central, Northern, and Space Coast Regions of Florida and have their main office in Maitland with a regional office in Jacksonville.This year, they will grant more than 240 wishes to local children and believe that a wish experience can be a game-changer. This one belief guides them in everything they do and why all of the fundraising which occurs in the chapter is for the wish children of Central & Northern Florida.

After a long tenure as the CEO of MAW-CNF Kathryn Vroman is retiring. The Board of Directors is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer who will build upon her track record of success and lead a team and program ready for even more growth in revenue and wishes.

MAW-CNF has a dedicated and impressive 26 member board of directors who are committed to a $9k “give-and-get” policy and the desire to introduce their network of relationships. With 20 staff members, a regional advisory committee in Jacksonville, and hundreds of volunteers, the CEO is the inspirational leader for many individuals.

 We are seeking candidates offering the following qualifications:

  • Passion for granting a wish to every eligible child in Central and Northern Florida
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, imagination, vision, leadership, and integrity
  • A minimum of 7 years of senior management experience, with increasing levels of responsibility and management of staff, preferably with direct collaboration with the Board of Directors
  • A minimum of 5 years of fundraising with a demonstrated track record of gift acquisition with individuals and corporations in a professional capacity


A competitive compensation package will be offered to attract an outstanding candidate.

Posted On: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Position Contact
Sarah Agee
(714) 433-7040
Costa Mesa, CA
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