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 Q:  Our reader asks……When is the best time to talk about compensation in the job interview process?    There is a standing joke in the recruitment industry that many people would rather talk about politics, religion or almost anything than discuss their compensation.   While data shows that money is often not the key motivation when vetting an opportunity, at some point it is a practical matter that needs to enter into the discussion in order to move the process forward. Read the full article;  Right time to talk money

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July, 2018 – After a national search, ARCW of St. Louis, MO  has selected Tawnya Brown as the Vice President of Operations.  Tawnya brings her expertise as the recent Director of Operations Project ARK(AIDS/HIV Resources and Knowledge). This search was led by Jamie Pratt of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

July, 2018 – Excited to announce that The Siebert Lutheran Foundation has selected Charlotte John-Gomez as the President and COO.  This search was led by Rose Spano Iannelli of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

June, 2018 – The Milwaukee REP has selected Kelly Matenaer as the new CFO.  Kelly has a passion for the Arts and is excited to be moving into her dream job of leading the accounting and finance function. This search was led by Rose Spano Iannelli of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

May, 2018 – Versiti, a leader in blood innovation,  has selected Kelley C. McCaskill as the new Vice President of Philanthropy.   In this role she will lead the philanthropy function of the Blood Center Research Institute.  Kelley comes to Versiti from Marquette University where she led a team of philanthropy officers.  This search was led by Rose Spano Iannelli of Spano Pratt Executive Search

May, 2018 – Curative Care has selected Michelle Weinschrott as the Director of Development.  In this role, Michelle will lead the charitable and philanthropic efforts of the organization.  This search was led by Jamie Pratt of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

April, 2018 – Spano Pratt is now offering New Leader Assimilation in response to popular demand. https://conta.cc/2GXnmRl

April, 2018 – Excited to announce that after a national search, Kristen Mekemson has been selected by the Greater Milwaukee Foundation.  As Vice President, she will lead a team focused on growing the Foundation’s assets while building opportunities for deeper engagement and co-investment with donors. This search was led by Jamie Pratt of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

March, 2018 – After a national search led by Spano Pratt Executive Search,  The Milwaukee Art Museum selected Mark Zimmerman as the Deputy Director of Operations.  This search was led by Rose Spano Iannelli of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

March, 2018 –Spano Pratt Executive Search has been featured in Leading Women in Business features of the March issue of Fortune, Oprah and Entrepreneur magazine.   https://conta.cc/2ESaRJu

January, 2018 – For nine consecutive years, Spano Pratt Executive Search has been selected as one of the top 25 Retained Executive Search firms by the Milwaukee Business Journal.

January, 2018 – Spano Pratt Executive Search has been selected by The Siebert Lutheran Foundation, based in Milwaukee, WI  to identify the President and COO.

January 2018 – A thriving healthcare organization – ARCW has selected Spano Pratt Executive Search to conduct the search for the COO of the St. Louis, MO clinical operations.

December, 2017 – Joy Gravos has been recruited by Spano Pratt and selected as the Chief Operating Officer of Curative Care Network.  This search was led by Rose Spano Iannelli of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

December, 2017 – ProHealth Care Foundation successfully partnered with Spano Pratt Executive Search for the executive placement of Christopher Krizek in the role of Vice President of the ProHealth Care Foundation.  This search was led by Jamie Pratt of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

November, 2017 – Champions in philanthropy; Greater Milwaukee Foundation has retained Spano Pratt Executive Search for the VP of Philanthropy search.

October, 2017 – The Milwaukee Rep has selected Spano Pratt Executive Search as their recruitment partner for their fund development leader.

September, 2017 – The amazing  Milwaukee Art Museum has retained Spano Pratt Executive Search to recruit the newly formed position of Deputy Director of Operations.

August,  2017 – Girl Scouts of Michigan has selected Barbara Hill as their new CEO. Barbara is a seasoned and respected leader with national recognition.  This search was led by Jamie Pratt of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

July, 2017 –  Luther Manor has selected Patrick Hansen for position of Chief Resident Experience Officer.  Patrick will lead all non-clinical operations in this newly created role.  This search was led by Rose Spano Iannelli of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

May, 2017 –  Following an extensive search conducted by Spano Pratt Executive Search – Kelly Candotti is now the Director of Development for the Marcus Center for Performing Arts. This search was led by Rose Spano Iannelli of Spano Pratt Executive Search.

March, 2017 – Carl Lockrem has been selected as the new Director of Development for the  Milwaukee Ballet.  This search by Spano Pratt Executive Search and led by Jamie Pratt,  was honored to once again work with the Milwaukee Ballet as their talent acquisition partner.

February, 2017 – Dennis Buehler was recruited by Spano Pratt and  has been selected as the new President and CEO of the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation.  We welcome Dennis back to Wisconsin.

February, 2017  – Carrie Lewis has been selected as the new General Manager of the Portland Water District.

January, 2017 – Spano Pratt Executive Search –Selected as one of the top 50 search firms nationally serving the nonprofit sector. Read full report –ESR_nonprofit_SpanoPratt List

October, 2016 –  Lisa Attonito  has been selected as new Executive Director by the Board of Directors of the Womens Fund of Greater Milwaukee.

October, 2016 – Check out this latest news story featuring Spano Pratt Executive Search regarding top 10 Interview questions. http://on.jsonl.in/2eYu8JB

September, 2016Laura Lenhart, has been selected by the Marcus Center for Performing Arts  as the new Vice President of Finance and Administration.

June, 2016 – Sarah Martis, CAE , has been selected by the Board and Trustees to be  the new Executive Director of the Milwaukee Bar Association .  

May, 2016 – Goodwill Industries SE WI  has selected Angela Adams as the Director of Community Relations transforming lives through the Power of Work.

April, 2016 –  Radio Milwaukee has selected Glenn Kleiman as Executive Director.   Glenn states “Radio Milwaukee holds an important place in this city’s culture. It will be fun, interesting, challenging – and a privilege – to lead it.”

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