Maurer Named Dean of Indiana State University Graduate College

December 6, 2013

Indiana State University officials have selected Lynn Maurer as dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and chief research officer.

Atlanta Dream Names Michael Cooper Head Coach

November 21, 2013

The WNBA Atlanta Dream today announced that former NBA player and WNBA champion coach Michael Cooper has been named Head Coach. Cooper was a five-time NBA Champion as a player with the Los Angeles Lakers, and led the Los Angeles Sparks to two WNBA titles as the team's head coach.

Parker Executive Search Sponsors Inaugural Georgia Southern University Foundation Southern Classic Golf Tournament

November 7, 2013

Parker Executive Search proudly sponsored the inaugural Georgia Southern University Foundation Southern Classic Golf Tournament at the world-class Peachtree Golf Club in Atlanta. Proceeds from the tournament benefit student scholarships at Georgia Southern University.

Darren Dunn tabbed as next Director of Athletics

November 4, 2013

The University of Northern Colorado announced Monday that Darren Dunn will become director of Athletics.

UNC will officially introduce Dunn during a news conference at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the High Plains Room at Nottingham Field, intersection of 17th Avenue and Reservoir Road.

Nashville Power Brokers Use Their Clout, Cash to Revive Our Public Schools, Coaxing a High-Profile Hillsboro Grad Home to Lead the Effort

October 11, 2013

Nashville is a city in the national spotlight, increasingly landing on "best of" lists that range from economic diversity to entertainment and food to the health care industry.

Executive Search: A Recuperating Sector - and a Changing One

October 2, 2013

When economic markets collapsed in 2008, the retained executive-search industry slowed dramatically. According to the New York-based Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) trade group, world-wide industry revenues fell 32% in 2009 and hundreds of consultants left the field.

Dedication for Vanderbilt's Golf House and Training Center

October 1, 2013

Parker Executive Search vice president Ryan Grant, a former captain of the Vanderbilt golf team, attended the dedication ceremony for Vanderbilt University's Golf House and Training Center.

LeasePlan Adds Arkon and Barna to Sales Team

September 25, 2013

LeasePlan USA has hired Bob Barna as its sales vice president of strategic accounts and Steve Arkon as its sales vice president of national accounts. Barna and Arkon will be responsible for generating new business relationships for the company, according to LeasePlan.

Nashville Public Education Foundation Names New President

September 10, 2013

The Nashville Public Education Foundation has chosen former Bredesen administration staffer Shannon Hunt to be its new president.

Managing Risk - The Cost of a Bad Hire

September 4, 2013

As we seek to emphasize the added value of retained search to clients and persuade them that search is the right way to go, mentioning both risk management and the potential costs of a bad executive hire can strengthen our case.