PRLog - March 14, 2012 - BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Development Guild/DDI, a management consulting firm serving regional, national and global nonprofits in education, health & science, the arts, and human service, announced today that Susan Bragg Meurer has been promoted to Principal. Ms. Bragg Meurer joins an established leadership team that collaborates with nonprofit boards and senior leaders on organizational strategy, fundraising, and talent management.
Susan Bragg Meurer, Development Guild/DDI
“Our client work in talent management, which includes executive recruitment, leadership development, and departmental planning, has grown substantially over the past 18 months,” stated William Weber, President, Development Guild/DDI. “Susan will play an instrumental role in guiding this growth, especially in key markets like New York and Washington, D.C.”
As part of the leadership team, Ms. Bragg Meurer will work closely with Mr. Weber in advancing the firm’s pioneering executive recruitment strategy. She will focus on continuing to apply the science of using in-depth research and sophisticated targeting tools to the art of understanding human behavior, derived from the deep pool of nonprofit professional relationships the firm has built over three decades. This unique approach enables Development Guild/DDI to profile, identify, and recruit key executive leaders, many of whom are not actively in the job market.
“Attracting and retaining top executive talent is the cornerstone of your mission; it has a direct impact on your organization’
Development Guild/DDI recently completed searches for a number of clients, including Children’s National Medical Center, Health Leads, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Museum of Science, and Wheaton College.
Ms. Bragg Meurer, who holds a B.A. from Emmanuel College and an M.S. from Boston University, joined Development Guild nearly two decades ago. During her tenure, she helped develop and refine time-tested methodologies and best practices for executive recruitment, staff assessment and redesign, transition planning, and executive coaching.
About Development Guild/DDI
Founded in 1978, Development Guild/DDI is a management consulting firm serving regional, national, and global nonprofits in education, health & science, the arts, and human service. We advance our clients’ missions by collaborating with boards and executive leaders on organizational strategy, fundraising, and talent management. For more information, visit: www.developmentguild.com.