The Role of an Interim Chief Executive
Some people view an interim CEO as a placeholder, occupying the corner office until the new leader comes on board. This approach keeps a nonprofit from taking advantage of a great opportunity to take a hard, thoughtful look at the way it does business today and its plans for the future.
When hiring Eileen as an interim CEO, an organization benefits from her experience as a transformative leader and administrator, especially in organizational development, finance, strategic planning and team-building. She has a keen ability to listen and learn quickly. Eileen is a steady presence, giving the board and staff confidence as they cope with the inherent uncertainties of the leadership transition.