Standish Executive Search principal Stanley H. Davis named to Board of Exit Planning Exchange
Exit Planning Exchange (XPX) Boston is an organization of professionals who advise company owners on business transition positioning, exit planning and strategies.
XPX Boston is an organization of professionals who advise company owners on business transition positioning, exit planning and strategies.
Davis, who founded his new firm in May of this year, is a recruitment industry veteran who previously headed the Washington D.C. and Boston-based east coast offices of a national search firm. He is a recognized leader in organization building and business transformations, addressing the toughest business challenges to family-owned, privately-held, publicly-traded and not-for-profit organizations. He has worked with businesses in initiating aggressive talent and organization strategies, resulting in significantly improve corporate results - an expertise that he brings to his executive search practice and clients.
His experience also includes serving as Senior Vice President / Chief Human Resources Officer for the American National Red Cross in Washington, D.C.; corporate vice president for the publicly traded Huffy Corporation and its portfolio of consumer products and business services companies; and as an executive for three smaller companies under common investor ownership.
The Cornell University graduate also served in a number of managerial roles for the power generation businesses of the General Electric Company.
In addition to the Board of Directors of XPX, he serves as interim board chair for the Rhode Island Chapter of the Red Cross. His previous service includes the boards of the Human Resources Leadership Forum (Washington, DC), the Center for Non-Profit Resources (Ohio); and, Co-Chairman for the Rhode Island Governor’s Healthcare Reform Commission and on Rhode Island’s Special Commission on State Employee Pensions.
"The addition of Stanley Davis to the XPX Boston Board of Directors ensures that the organization will continue to benefit from the insight and expertise of key executives in New England," said Daniel Guglielmo, Chairman and co-Founder of XPX. "He brings a wealth of experience, insight and leadership that will be invaluable to our Board."
About Exit Planning Exchange (XPX)
XPX was formed in 2007 with the mission to make it easier for business owners to find qualified professionals with deep exit planning expertise; support the growth of the emerging exit planning field; enable members to share their intellectual capital with other members; develop the educational programs required for this emerging discipline; and provide members with exclusive networking, education and collaboration opportunities. Based in Boston, XPX currently has chapters in Boston, Connecticut, Philadelphia, DC Metro, Tampa, and continues to expand. Its members represent a range of professionals who serve privately-held businesses.
About Standish Executive Search
Standish Executive Search is the executive search advisor to mid-sized and smaller companies. The Standish Model© recognizes that traditional executive search was originally developed to meet the needs of very large companies. The resultant process, support and fees were tailored to the assumption that every business had the same in-house expertise and resources to plan, support and follow-up an executive search. Standish Executive Search was conceived to supplement the resources and expertise of mid-sized and smaller businesses to assure that they too can successfully address their executive search needs. Standish Executive Search understands each organization’