Nonprofit Chief Executives Should Have Title: President/CEO, Updated and Expanded
By Eugene Fram
This post, over several years, has developed a record of continued viewing interest. Rarely a day passes with the post’s count isn’t one to five views. On a recent day there were 18 views. Since originally published in 2013 , this post has had a total of about 1400 views. The year-to-date August 2017 total is 508 views and counting, predicting another record year Perhaps the controversial nature of topic causes the longevity of interest?
When nonprofit organizations reach a budget level of over $1 million and have about 10 staff members it is time to offer the chief operating officer the title of PRESIDENT/CEO. In addition, the title of the senior board volunteer should become CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD, and the title of EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR needs to be eliminated. Experience has shown that with a reasonably talented PRESIDENT/CEO at the helm, he/she can provide the following benefits: (more…)