Meet Celena Roldán, the new President and CEO of The American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois

Koya Leadership Partners congratulates The American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois on the hiring of its next CEO, Celena Roldán.

Roldán joins the Red Cross from Erie Neighborhood House where she has held the role of Executive Director since 2010.  Founded in 1870, Erie House’s mission is to promote a more just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action. Roldán brings with her notable and exemplary experience as a leader in […]

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Job Seekers

Tips for Leveling Up: Part 1

In July, we sought answers to that “what’s next” question with our Leveling Up professional development event. How does someone with a few years under their belt leverage their connections, skills and experience into their next great role?

We gathered for an evening of answers, ideas, and discussion with Jackie Hanselmann Sergi and Melanie Damm of Koya Leadership Partners, a national executive search firm dedicated to placing exceptionally talented leadership at nonprofit organizations. Jackie and Melanie gave us a better understanding […]

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Jean Franczyk joins the Chicago Botanic Garden as President & CEO

Koya Leadership Partners congratulates the Chicago Botanic Garden on the hiring of its next President & CEO, Jean Franczyk.

Jean joins the Chicago Botanic Garden from the Science Museum Group in the United Kingdom where she has held leadership roles since 2006.

She has deep Chicago roots, having held leadership posts at the Museum of Science and Industry, the Chicago Board of Education and as a policy advisor to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley.

To view the official press release, please click here.

We are honored to […]

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