Chattanooga, TN

Search Completed – June 2020: Executive Director

m/Oppenheim Executive Search is assisting the Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga (WFGC) in the search for an experienced Executive Director to significantly grow annual revenues and increase the financial sustainability of the organization, expand the organization’s public profile as a leading advocate of women and girls in the city of Chattanooga, and grow the organization’s presence and influence in the state of Tennessee.  Please click to view the full position description or to nominate/apply.

The Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga was founded in 2008 to improve the lives of women and girls in and beyond Chattanooga and to increase the influence of women philanthropists in the region. Tennessee ranks 49th in the United States in the overall status of women. Women’s opportunities for education and employment are more limited, healthcare is more restricted, and the rates of poverty and abuse are higher in Tennessee than in the rest of the country. The Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga is leading the effort to move Tennessee from “49 to One” with a statewide movement to improve the lives of women and girls.

WFGC leverages ADVOCACY, PHILANTHROPY, and a robust NETWORK of partners to address the root causes of inequity and to create lasting change for the women of the Chattanooga area and the state of Tennessee on issues as diverse as Political Participation, Employment and Earnings, Work and Family, Poverty and Opportunity, Reproductive Rights, Health and Well-being, and Violence and Safety.

The Women’s Fund of Greater Chattanooga has a $250,000 budget with a 21-member Board of Directors and 2 staff members in addition to the Executive Director.

We appreciate your sharing the position description with your network, and also any nominations you might have.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Lee Kappelman at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.