The Los Angeles based African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI) is seeking a CEO to replace their retiring CEO.
Established in 2011, AABLI’s mission is to recruit and prepare African Americans for service on a broad range of governing boards, and by facilitating the placement of AABLI graduates on boards and commissions. AABLI is the only known organization in the country that exclusively trains and assists with the placement of African American professionals for board service Through their Board Leadership Program and other offered services, AABLI is creating a pipeline of African Americans leaders prepared for board service nationally.
AABLI seeks a visionary, innovative, strategic leader with an entrepreneurial approach to continue its mission and enhance the organization’s visibility and national expansion plans including preparing African Americans for corporate board positions. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of building successful enterprises in the nonprofit, corporate and/or educational sectors. AABLI seeks a leader who can leverage the outstanding work of AABLI with the growing need for African American to gain access for board governance opportunities.
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