McIntyre Executive Search places Chief Operating Officer at Choice Recovery

Lara Forsman has been appointed Chief Operating Officer at Choice Recovery. Choice Recovery is a different type of collection agency. This starts with an incredible working environment built on a positive, productive internal culture. What happens inside a collection agency has a direct impact on how much money it collects for you. At Choice Recovery, they understand that there’s a direct link between collection performance and the company culture and will work hard to represent your company.

Previously, Lara was Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Rockbridge Capital. She also held operations and financial roles at Nationwide Insurance, General Electric Mortgage Insurance Corporation, Allmerica Financial Corporation, Coopers & Lybrand and Kenneth Leventhal & Company. Lara holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Rhode Island University.

McIntyre Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted Choice Recovery with the selection of Lara Forsman.

McIntyre Executive Search places President & CEO, Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries

Shannon Kendrick-Wittmer has been appointed President & CEO of Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries. Goodwill improves the quality of life for all individuals by providing skills training and helping people find jobs. They raise funds for programming and services largely through the operation of retail stores stocked mostly with donated goods.

Previously, Shannon was Vice President, Mission and Workforce Advancement for Heart of Texas Goodwill. She started her career with Goodwill in 2005. Shannon holds a Bachelor of Science from Baylor University and an MBA from Tarleton State University. She is a recent graduate of the Executive Development Program with Goodwill International.

McIntyre Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted Heart of Texas Goodwill with the selection of Shannon Kendrick-Wittmer.

McIntyre Global Executive Search places Vice President Human Resources, Quantum Health

Tony Callander has been appointed Vice President Human Resources at Quantum Health. Quantum Health is the leading care coordination and healthcare consumer navigation company. They assist self-funded employers in obtaining the most out of their healthcare plans by navigating and coordinating benefits for members.

Previously, Tony was Director, Human Resources at EXPRESS. Prior leadership roles in human resources include Vice President, Human Resources at HFI, LLC.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Kenyon College and a Master of Labor and Human Resources from the Ohio State University.

McIntyre Global Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted Quantum Health with the selection of Tony Callander.

McIntyre Global Executive Search places Council Finance Consultant, Girl Scouts USA

Verda has been appointed Council Finance Consultant at Girl Scouts USA. Girl Scouts USA is a youth organization for girls and young women. Girl Scouts prepares girls to empower themselves and promotes compassion, courage, confidence, character, leadership, entrepreneurship, and active citizenship through activities involving camping, community service, learning first aid, and earning badges by acquiring practical skills.

Previously, Verda was Finance Director for RX Medical Dynamics. She has held previous financial roles with WADT Inc, Deloitte & BearingPoint Inc. Vera holds a bachelor of Business Administration & Accounting from Georgia State University and an MBA from Southern Polytechnic State University.

McIntyre Global Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted Girl Scouts USA with the selection of Verda Weekes.

McIntyre Global Executive Search places Vice President Marketing, Quantum Health

Diane Bernard has been appointed Vice President Marketing at Quantum Health. Quantum Health is the leading care coordination and healthcare consumer navigation company. They assist self-funded employers in obtaining the most out of their healthcare plans by navigating and coordinating benefits for members.

Previously, Diane was CMO & Strategist for the Bernard Group, a marketing consulting firm. She was Founder & CMO for FLM.tv and held marketing leadership roles at N&P Global Fluency and Austin Computer Systems.

McIntyre Global Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted Quantum Health with the selection of Diane Bernard.

McIntyre Executive Search places Head, Field Services, United States Golf Association

Tony Greco has been appointed Head, Field Service at the United States Golf Association (USGA). The USGA is The United States Golf Association is the United States’ national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico. Together with The R&A, the USGA produces and interprets the rules of golf.

Previously, Tony was Vice President, Operations Excellence at Wyndham Worldwide. Prior leadership roles were held at Honeywell International.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology and an MBA from Babson College.

McIntyre Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted the USGA with the selection of Tony Greco.

McIntyre Executive Search places Vice President Human Resources, Merchants Metals

Nolan Gardner has accepted the role of Vice President Human Resources at Merchants Metals. Merchants Metals is a provider of choice for thousands of professional fence contractors, architects and quality building material retailers. They offer the industry’s largest selection of premium-quality fence product solutions for industrial, commercial, high-security and residential applications.

Previously, Nolan was Director, Human Resources at Direct Energy. Prior leadership roles in human resources include Talent wRX Clinical-Scientific and Ablest Inc. / C.H. Heist Corp.

Nolan holds a Bachelor of Arts, Communications from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

McIntyre Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted Merchants Metals with the selection of Nolan Gardner.

McIntyre Executive Search places VP, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, American Red Cross – Biomedical Services

Celia Clifford has been appointed VP, Quality & Regulatory Affairs at American Red Cross – Biomedical Services. American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Their network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster Relief, Supporting American’s Military Families, Lifesaving Blood, Health and Safety Services and International Services.
Previously, Celia was VP, Field Quality Assurance – Biomedical Services at American Red Cross. Prior quality and regulatory roles include Telecris Plasma Resources, American Red Cross and ZLB Plasma Services/Aventis Bio-Services.
Celia holds a Bachelor of Science, Chemistry & Medical Technology from Florida Atlantic University and an Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Chapman University.
McIntyre Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted American Red Cross with the selection of Celia Clifford.

McIntyre Executive Search places President & CEO at Battelle for Kids

Dr. Karen Garza has been appointed President & CEO, Battelle for Kids. Battelle for Kids is a consulting organization dedicated to moving education forward for students by supporting the educators who work with them every day.
Previously, Dr. Garza was Superintendent of Fairfax County Schools. Prior roles include Superintendent, Lubbock Independent School District, Chief Academic Officer, Houston Independent School District and Deputy Superintendent, Corpus Christi Independent School District.
Dr. Garza holds a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master of Education in Educational Administration from University of Houston – Victoria and a Ph.D in Education from University of Texas – Austin.
McIntyre Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted Battelle for Kids with the selection of Dr. Karen Garza.

McIntyre Executive Search places Vice President of Sales at LOTH, Inc.

Brad Blettner has been appointed Vice President, Sales at LOTH, Inc.  Office furniture and workplace design experts, LOTH is an Ohio-based company that helps clients create smarter spaces for corporate, education and healthcare markets. Founded in Cincinnati in 1891, LOTH is now celebrating its 125-Anniversary, with offices in Columbus and Cincinnati.

Previously, Brad was Vice President, Sales & Marketing for Delta Private Jets. Prior roles include positions with the Cincinnati Reds & Florida Marlins.

Brad holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Kentucky and a Masters in Sports Administration from St. Thomas University.

McIntyre Executive Search, a retained executive search firm, assisted LOTH with the selection of Brad Blettner.