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Posted: 05/02/2012

The Montpelier Foundation

President and Chief Executive Officer
Professional Opportunity
Orange, VA

The Montpelier Foundation invites applications and nominations for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. The successful candidate will lead the next phase of development of Montpelier, the lifelong home of James Madison and one of the nations premier historic properties


Reporting to a 22-member Board of Directors, the President of The Montpelier Foundation will be expected to establish priorities for the organizations growth and to elevate recognition of Montpelier as a national resource. The position calls for proven strategic planning and leadership skills, an entrepreneurial spirit and vision, and a passion for the rich historical, cultural, and environmental assets of this remarkable property. Fundraising skill is essential, as are excellent communication skills. The President will oversee an organization with an operating plan of $7 million and 70 full-time staff that attracts approximately 125,000 visitors annually and reaches many more through its seminars, courses, and online activities.


This is an extraordinary opportunity to have a transformational impact on a still-developing, 2650-acre presidential site. Madisons mansion and its grounds stand as the nations monument to the fourth president of the United States and his legacy as Father of the U.S. Constitution. 

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please direct inquiries, nominations, and applications to Isaacson, Miller, a national retained executive search firm. All replies will be held in strict confidence. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Correspondence and applications, which should include a curriculum vita and a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position, should be submitted electronically to search consultants Sheryl Ash and Jamie Sands at 4525@imsearch.com. The Montpelier Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.
Jamie Sands

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