Monthly Archive: May 2018

On behalf of our client Minnesota Multi Housing Association (MHA), CohenTaylor is excited to announce an executive search for their President


Are you energized by supporting an industry that improves quality of life across Minnesota by providing superior multi housing across a broad range of income levels? Minnesota Multi Housing Association (MHA), a comprehensive association with 50 years of demonstrated success, does just that. It delivers value for its 2,100 members through its products and by offering world-class education to fit the needs of rental property owners and property management companies, and by advocating for all aspects of the multifamily housing industry, with full-time presence at both the state capitol and within each municipality.

MHA is currently seeking a dynamic and innovative leader for the role of President. Reporting to the Board, the President serves as the Chief Executive and Administrative Officer of the organization and is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the association. In partnership with the Board, the President will serve as the visionary leader who will drive the strategy and adapt as necessary to stay current with the housing industry. Governmental relations and public policy are primary components of this position.

The ideal candidate is a leader with exceptional organizational, leadership, financial management, and personal relationship skills, as well as a proven track record in government relations and public policy.


For more information or to send your credentials, please email

To view the full position profile, please click here

All inquiries will remain confidential.


On behalf of our client Financial Executives International, FEI Twin Cities Chapter, CohenTaylor is excited to announce an executive search for their Executive Director

Executive Director 

FEI, Twin Cities Chapter is excited to announce the hiring of the first Executive Director in FEI’s history. As the primary external face and voice of the organization, the Executive Director will lead with passion and ambition to promote FEI, Twin Cities Chapter’s mission of advancing the success of senior-level financial executives, their organizations, and the profession.

With the support of a strong and stable Board of Directors, the Executive Director will serve as a visionary leader who will drive the strategy and change required to stay current within the finance association space. The Executive Director will be responsible for the development and successful implementation of a comprehensive member recruitment plan, as well as retention and engagement strategies, to ensure a robust and invigorated membership base.

Working across diverse stakeholder groups, the Executive Director will conduct outreach to current and prospective members, strategic sponsors, and the community to create greater brand awareness. The Executive Director will collaborate with volunteers and external partners to develop and implement well run and relevant programs, securing speakers aligned with the organizations vision and strategic plan.

Although a remote-office position, there will be significant travel and attendance required for strategic sponsor engagement and FEI events, both in the Twin Cities Metropolitan area and nationally. Therefore, the ideal candidate must reside in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.


For more information or to send your credentials, please email

To view the full position, please click here.

All inquiries will remain confidential. Please note that relocation is not part of this role.


CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a search for their Project Coordinator

Project Coordinator

Join a team of experienced and value-driven professionals committed to contributing to the public good by placing the best executive talent at mission-driven organizations, with a strong emphasis placed on diversity and inclusion. Work in a fast-paced and energetic environment and provide support for the team’s search executives by coordinating and managing all searches being conducted.

This role serves as the chief point person for the seven executives engaging in client and candidate relationships. The Project Coordinator will coordinate meeting logistics, perform project management in relation to all open job orders by understanding the approximately 20 active searches on an on-going basis.

Additionally, the role oversees the successful operation of an office environment including managing our technology vendor, procurement of office and hospitality supplies, scheduling of conference rooms, and acting as the firm’s “first voice and face” to externally facing stakeholders.

The firm is looking for a professional with 2 years of work experience who is detail-oriented while keeping the “big picture” in mind. The successful candidate will be friendly, responsible, patient, adaptable to changing environments and a variety of work styles, and an independent problem-solver

For more information or to send your credentials, please email

To view the full position profile please click here.

All inquiries will remain confidential.


On behalf of our client Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota, CohenTaylor is excited to announce an executive search for their President/CEO



Interested to take your nonprofit and business management skills to a children and family mission-directed organization?  Join an already strong community nonprofit and make it stronger.

Since 1974, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota has provided programming to tens of thousands of young people. Its Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls on three different campuses by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence. Three priority outcomes are academic success, good character & citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. Its entrepreneurial KIDSTOP program serves children from four school districts in 15 different schools with before and after-school programs. This nonprofit is part of a national movement through Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

The Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota is seeking an inspirational and visionary leader for the position of President/CEO. The ideal candidate will have an authentic passion for children and families; understanding each child’s full potential as a productive, caring, and responsible citizen.

Candidates must have proven leadership experience in nonprofit management or business, with a demonstrated ability to develop and execute a growth strategy. Strong financial acumen is required, and the ability to diversify earned and contributed revenue is important.  Candidates should have proven ability to lead a complex organization and manage organizational change.

For more information or to send your credentials, please email

To view the position profile, click here.

All inquiries will remain confidential.



On behalf of our client Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), CohenTaylor is excited to announce an executive search for their Associate Director of Institutional Advancement


Lonely Planet has dubbed it “One of The 50 Museums to Blow Your Mind” (2016). Travelers on TripAdvisor have voted it the twentieth best museum in the nation (2017). The illustrious museum they are referring to is the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)- located in Phoenix, Arizona. Founded just eight years ago, the museum has already left an indelible mark. As the world’s only truly global musical instrument museum, MIM’s collection contains nearly 16,000 instruments from 200 countries and territories, while also boasting instruments from artists such as John Lennon, Taylor Swift, Elvis Presley ®, and Carlos Santana. According to its founder, Robert Ulrich, MIM allows each guest to “hear, see, and feel the powerful and uniting force of music in an entirely new way.”

Ulrich is referring to MIM’s one-of-a-kind immersive guest experience, in which incomparable interactive technology, dynamic programming, and exceptional musical performances foster an appreciation of the world’s diverse cultures, by showing guests how we innovate, adapt, and learn from each other to create music—the language of the soul.

The Museum is currently seeking its next Associate Director of Institutional Advancement. Reporting to the Museum’s Executive Director, this fundraising leadership position will be a part of MIM’s senior leadership team.  The Associate Director will be responsible for representing MIM to the museum and cultural community, and for leading its ambitious contributed revenue goals through a comprehensive giving program of annual, major, institutional, and planned giving.  This new Associate Director will be responsible to fundraise both for MIM’s endowment, exhibitions, theater performances, programming, acquisitions, and general operations.

Joining the MIM senior leadership team means advocating for and assisting in achieving long-term sustainability of a premiere cultural destination with a national and international reputation.  As MIM approaches its tenth year of operation, it is an exciting and pivotal moment in the museum’s history. This role presents a unique opportunity for an accomplished fundraising professional to join a world-class organization and exceptionally talented team focused on advancing the mission of MIM for future generations.

To view the full position profile, please click here. For more information or to send your credentials, please email

All inquiries will remain confidential.


CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is thrilled to announce Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s new President & CEO, Chris Coleman!

CohenTaylor was honored to partner with TCHFH on this important search, and we are excited to see the valuable contributions Chris will make to the organization.

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CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is thrilled to announce Twin Cities Medical Society’s new CEO, Ruth Parriott

The Twin Cities Medical Society (TCMS) is a physician only, member-driven and grassroots-focused association that strives to achieve equity in health and well-being in the Twin Cities.

TCMS recently engaged CohenTaylor to find the right fit for its CEO position. The Association sought a leader who would work to ensure that the power, passion, and knowledge of the Twin Cities physician community continued to be channeled into substantial advocacy work, public health initiatives, and overall health equity promotion.

TCMS ultimately selected Ruth Parriott to fill the role. Ruth is a proven leader of change strategies that increase equity and improve health for families and communities, with expertise in building coalitions of diverse stakeholders to collaboratively influence systems, policy and cultural norms. She has a track record of leadership during organizational transformation, providing clear direction and maximizing resources for teams and individuals.

Ruth has previously held roles at the American Cancer Society, The Minneapolis Foundation, and Neighborhood Health Care Network. She is an alum of Hamline University and the University of Minnesota.

Ruth assumed her new role as TCMS’ CEO on April 30th, 2018.