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Open Positions - Commercial

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Positions are listed in alphabetical order.

ASIO and IO
Our client, the Washington State Investment Board (WSIB) manages $128.2B in AUM. WSIB’s long term, diversified investment strategy has made Washington’s public pension fund one of the best performing in the nation (the State pension system ranks amongst the 10 best funded pension systems in the country). WSIB is currently seeking both an Assistant Senior Investment Officer and an Investment Officer in its Risk Management & Asset Allocation (RMAA) unit.
 
These are opportunities to have meaningful impact at a well-resourced, high quality institutional investment organization. The RMAA unit is uniquely positioned at the WSIB to apply a broad working knowledge in its investment management and research activities. 
 
PREFERRED/DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
Assistant Senior Investment Officer 
 
• Bachelor’s degree in business, mathematics, economics, finance, statistics or closely related field; CFA designation strongly preferred. CAIA designation in addition to the CFA designation is viewed favorably
• Ideally eight (8) or more years of investment experience preferably in an institutional investment setting
Working knowledge of private markets asset classes strongly preferred.Multi-asset class work experience, either direct or through manager oversight functions, a strong positive
 
Investment Officer 
 
• Bachelor’s degree in business, mathematics, economics, finance, statistics or closely related field; CFA designation strongly preferred. CAIA designation in addition to the CFA designation is viewed favorably
• Ideally three (3) or more years of investment experience preferably in an institutional investment setting
• Knowledge of modern portfolio theory, capital markets, asset allocation modeling, investment risk management tools, investment portfolio mechanics, and general knowledge of all investment asset classes
 
For more information regarding these roles please contact Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

Benefits & Services Executive Officer
Our client, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS or Fund), a $223.8 billion retirement system, is seeking a Benefits & Services Executive Officer. This role will manage a total staff of 482 through five direct reports.  
 
Under the general direction of the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Benefits & Services Executive Officer provides high level oversight and overall management of all retirement, disability and survivor benefits, member account services, benefits counseling and customer contact program operations for CalSTRS.   The Benefits and Services Executive Officer acts as policy advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, COO, and the Teachers’ Retirement Board (TRB); is a member of the Executive Staff; and is responsible for the vision, strategic direction, policy, program and process development, and management of CalSTRS Benefits and Services Branch.
 
This role will also serve as an executive project sponsor for Pension Solution, the replacement of CalSTRS core pension administration system and acts as the policy advisor to the CEO, COO and the Teachers’ Retirement Board (TRB).
 
The base salary range is $133,392 - $200,148 with potential incentive opportunity of 15% of base pay. 
 
To apply please send your resume to Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com. 

Chief Executive Officer

Our client is currently seeking a Chief Executive Officer to provide direction and strategic leadership within the organization by guiding financial, technological and operational goals for long-term profitability and growth. Global Financial Credit is a commercial and consumer finance company that provides specialized working capital solutions to healthcare providers and pre-settlement funding to consumers. The company currently provides medical lien funding under the MedChex and Omni Healthcare brands. The company has approximately 120 associates working out of offices in Charlotte, NC, Atlanta, GA, Columbia, SC, and various offshore locations.This position will be based in the Charlotte office.

Qualified candidates will possess: 10+ years of demonstrated experience in a senior management position with proven results in scaling an organization to achieve financial objectives within a company that is greater in size (>$30 million); experience from the “broader” financial service industry with a consumer finance sector organization; candidates originating from high volume, transactional business enterprises will be view favorably.A Bachelor’s degree is required.

For more information or to submit your resume, contact Kristen at kfaust@eflassociates.com.


Chief Information Officer
EFL Associates is assisting Tortoise Capital Advisors in the search for the Chief Information Officer.  This position is located in Leawood, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City.

Tortoise is seeking a progressive technology solutions leader to serve as Chief Information Officer.  This newly created role requires both a strategic and tactical focus.  The Chief Information Officer has dual oversight over the firm’s information technology and business intelligence teams.

The Chief Information Officer must have proven leadership experience, as they will manage multiple business units in defining, delivering, and measuring the firm's vision. We are seeking a leader who has demonstrated the ability to be agile and lead others through complex situations while operating in a fast-paced growth environment. The Chief Information Officer must be a leader with humility who leads by example and supports the firm’s strategic mission through sound technology solutions.

For more information or to make a referral, please contact Cindy at chayward@eflassociates.com


Chief Information Officer
EFL Associates is assisting our Client, in the recruitment of a Chief Information Officer (“CIO”). We seek a hands-on technology leader who excels in translating strategic technology priorities into operational reality; and one who is comfortable in culture of empowerment and growth?  The CIO will provide strategic and tactical leadership initiatives across the business and serve as a key stakeholder in the development and ongoing support of information technology. 
 
Seeking - 
• 10+ years’ experience developing and cultivating a progressive technology organization.  
• Experience selecting and implementing enterprise-wide system transformations across multiple locations. 
• Strong understanding of operating systems, including legacy systems, such as AS400. 
• Strong P&L management experience; skilled in forecasting costs related to technology.
• Bachelor's Degree in Science or related field, or combination of education, training and experience.
 
To submit a resume or for more information, please contact Jessica at jgalbraith@eflassociates.com.

Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Private Markets

Our client, Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS), located in Topeka, seeks a Deputy Chief Investment Officer for Private Markets.The DCIO reports to the CIO, serves as a senior leader in the Investment Division and implements and maintains KPERS real estate, private equity, and “real” portions of the real return investment portfolios.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in finance/related field required, Master’s degree/MBA/CFA preferred.
  • 5+ years in real estate, private equity, or securities management, a minimum of 2 years including the oversight/review of an extensive institutional real estate and/or private equity investment portfolio.
  • Experience in a public pension plan, and the CAIA designation.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of institutional real estate and private equity, as well as the methods employed in the purchase, sale or transfer, valuation and management of such investments is required. Knowledge of institutional investment program management principles is essential.

For more information regarding this opportunity please contact Amy at amy.miller@eflassociates.com.


Director, Human Resources

Our client, Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA), the largest county retirement system in the United States with approximately $56.6 billion in assets, is seeking a Director, Human Resources.

The Director, Human Resources is directly responsible for the administration of LACERA’s human resource functions and has primary oversight of the department’s human resources operations which include Employee and Organizational Development, Recruiting and Staffing, Classification and Compensation, and Payroll and Benefits Administration. This role will report to the Assistant Executive Officer and will lead a team of 12.

To LEARN more please contact Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.


 

Director, Integrated Supply Chain

EFL Associates has been engaged to assist in a Director of Integrated Supply Chain search for a global Fortune 100 manufacturing corporation.  The Director of ISC will determine overall manufacturing strategy and is responsible for the oversight of 12 global manufacturing and distribution facilities.  S/he will lead the execution of restructuring projects and achievement of operational goals and deliverables.  Success in this role requires leadership across a complex regional, business, and functional matrix.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical or business degree, significant manufacturing and supply chain experience and a minimum of 15+ years of appropriate experience with a demonstrated track record of operations strategy, execution delivery and of utilizing people effectively.

For more information or to make a referral, please contact Amy Miller at
amy.miller@eflassociates.com.


Director of Supply Chain & Materials Management

Our client, a private equity-backed manufacturing business located in Colorado, is seeking a Director of Supply Chain and Materials Management.  In this newly created role, the Director will be responsible for building best in class systems, processes and tools to ensure the manufacturing process is effective and efficient. 

 
Key responsibilities include the following:
 
• Develop and lead supply chain, inventory control and materials management functions to achieve program and production requirements.
• Discover and develop competitive and reliable suppliers and establish business partnerships.
• Develop and deploy best-in-class ERP-centric processes, metrics and systems.
• Structure agreements for quality, delivery, compliance and cost objectives.
• Meet cost targets to achieve program and company objectives.
• Develop, deploy and maintain appropriate metrics and utilize date-driven decision techniques.
• Lead optimization of ERP/MRP systems to meet performance targets.
 
For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Amy Miller at amy.miller@eflassociates.com.  

Executive Director
 
Our client, the Houston Police Officers’ Pension System (HPOPS), a $5.5B defined benefit plan offering retirement benefits to members and their beneficiaries, is seeking a hands-on, detail-oriented servant leader as its next Executive Director (ED). Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the ED serves as the chief executive officer and fiduciary of HPOPS and is responsible for all aspects of HPOPS management, including analysis of funding, investment oversight, operational and strategic planning, and fiduciary and governance issues. The ED is also responsible for the oversight of financial reporting, information technology, accounting, human resources and member and retiree services.  

To learn more please email Lauren at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.


Executive Vice President, Client Services

Our client, a rapidly growing commercial insurance brokerage based in Greenwood Village, Colorado, is seeking to hire an Executive Vice President, Client Services.  The company is privately held and provides property, casualty, risk management, benefits, life, and wealth management services to clients across the United States.

The EVP, Client Services will plan, coordinate and manage the activities of the general commercial client service teams to maintain and enhance the client experience, carrier relationships, and meet organizational and operational objectives.  As a member of the Executive Team, this position contributes to the development and implementation of the organization’s strategies, policies and practices.

The ideal candidate will possess: a strong understanding of the commercial insurance industry and client service operations, 10+ years in a similar leadership role, proven success developing organizational strategy, experience building and mentoring high performing teams, and expertise in leveraging cutting-edge technology to ensure organization efficiency and effectiveness. 

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Amy Miller at amy.miller@eflassociates.com.


Senior Executive Assistant

We seek a Senior Executive Assistant on behalf of our client, an industry leading digital service provider to federal, state, and local government partners. The Company dominates the digital government industry as the leading digital government service provider for federal, state and local entities throughout the US.  Reporting to the CEO, s/he is privileged to a great deal of private company and Board information and is relied upon to keep this knowledge confidential; day-to-day scheduling/calendar management; and the ability to work precisely under deadlines and to adapt to a rapid change in pace.

We are seeking candidates with a broad knowledge of corporate operations and a high level of experience, discretion and technical skill. S/he will serve as the liaison for the Board of Directors and this position requires the utmost professional composure and presence.

For more information or to make a referral, please contact Kathryn Christian

President

Our client is a family owned state chartered bank celebrating 68 years in business.  It is not only unique in its contribution to the urban core of Kansas City but also in how it operates.  It is comprised of three main business lines:  the commercial bank, the Community Development Financial Institution and Central Payments, which is an issuer and program sponsor of prepaid debit card solutions.

The President will report to the Vice Chairman and CEO.  The opening is a result of careful transition planning of the current incumbent.  The President will have a leadership role for planning, implementing and successfully achieving organizational and fiscal objectives.  As such, s/he will be accountable for all facets of the bank’s operations, organizational budgeting, as well as talent management decisions.  This individual will serve as the primary external face of the organization. Additionally the successful candidate will be a key business development leader.

Qualified candidates will possess:  Broad-based knowledge of commercial and consumer lending, banking operations, retail banking, consumer compliance and management of a securities portfolio; a demonstrated track record of management leadership is required with a background in evaluating, motivating and mentoring staff; possess a sincere interest in community involvement and a strong record of business development expertise; and be analytical by nature with a solid understanding of the budgetary process.

For more information or to submit your resume contact kfaust@eflassociates.com.


Vice President, Marketing & Corporate Communications

We seek a Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications (VP) on behalf of our client, an industry leading digital service provider to federal, state, and local government partners.  The Company employs technology and innovation to remove barriers and improve access to government interactions for citizens and businesses. The VP will lead communication with stakeholders, employees, board of directors, government partners, investors, and media, etc.  S/he will report to the CEO and lead two staff members. The VP will have a dotted-line relationship to the CFO on matters related to investor relations.

Qualified candidates will possess: 15 or more years’ of experience in broad-based, progressive marketing communications; 10 plus years in a leadership role (e.g., internal Company communications function public affairs, and/or public relations); service provider and external partnership selection and management background; an undergraduate degree (e.g., journalism, communications, marketing or PR).  An MBA or graduate degree is preferred.   International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and/or Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) designations will be viewed favorably.

To submit a resume or for more information, contact Patti at pbroderick@eflassociates.com.


Vice President of Sales & Marketing

We seek a Vice President of Sales & Marketing (VP) on behalf of our client.The company specializes in the manufacture and sale of high quality, rugged construction, specialized Hi-Vis, Flame Resistant and Freezer workwear. The VP will integrate Omni channel insights into business solutions through the development of a comprehensive sales and marketing strategy.S/he will lead and direct all aspects of sales, marketing, brand management and consumer insights and participate in new product development.

Qualified candidates will possess: Seven or more years’ of sales, marketing and service team leadership and consumer brand development in a complex, multiple channel organization; consumer packaged goods or retail ecommerce sales to large, key, national retailers (B2B and B2C); successful planning, sales, marketing, business and market development, market research, promotions and advertising expertise. A bachelor’s degree is preferred, however, a consistent track record of outperforming revenue goals may be substituted. 

For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Patti at pbroderick@eflassociates.com.


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