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Martha’s Table Launches National Search to Find Next CEO


WASHINGTON (November 19, 2018) — The Board of Directors of Martha’s Table is conducting a national search to fill the position of President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the D.C.-based organization committed to strong children, strong families, and strong communities.

After six years leading the organization, Patty Stonesifer recently announced her plans to retire in the summer of 2019. The Board of Directors is partnering with Diversified Search, a leading executive search firm committed to equity and inclusion, to assist in identifying experienced candidates with a proven track record in nonprofit leadership, development, and community engagement.

“We are enthusiastic to begin this search for our new CEO, who will lead efforts as we enter the next chapter in our place-based work,” said Ellis Carr, Board Chair of Martha’s Table.

The position description, including ideal candidate characteristics and competencies, was developed with input from Martha’s Table staff, partners and members of the Board.

Read the full position description here: https://marthastable.org/marthas_table_president_ceo_position_description

For general inquiries, please contact marthastable@divsearch.com.


About Martha’s Table

For nearly 40 years, Martha’s Table has supported strong children, strong families, and strong communities by increasing access to early childhood education, healthy food, and family resources. In June 2018, after years of planning and community engagement, Martha’s Table relocated its headquarters from 14th Street Northwest to a newly-constructed 43,000-square-foot home on Elvans Road in Southeast Washington, D.C., where the organization is redoubling its effort to ensure every child in the community is set up for success.

About Diversified Search

Diversified Search believes that great leadership transforms people, organizations, and the world. Named as one of the top five executive search firms in the U.S. by Forbes, Diversified Search has been identifying, assessing, and placing outstanding executives across the nation and around the world for over 40 years. To learn more, visit diversifiedsearch.com.