WATCH: A Quick Start Guide to Succession Planning for Nonprofits

Charlie Imbergamo | Director of Strategic Programs Resources

Every time a nonprofit has a transition at the CEO level, this shift in leadership impacts the organization’s financial stability, strategic direction and employee engagement. But a 2017 survey found that only 27% of nonprofit organizations have a succession plan.

In this video, you will learn how to develop a robust succession plan for your nonprofit that addresses the three key aspects of succession planning: 1) emergency, 2) leader development and 3) departure defined. You’ll understand the guiding principles of succession planning, know the key strategies to execute and sustain a quality succession plan, and be ready to create a meaningful succession plan using an adaptable framework.

After watching this video, you will:

  • Understand the guiding principles of succession planning
  • Know the key strategies to execute and sustain a quality succession plan
  • Be ready to create a meaningful succession plan using an adaptable framework

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More About the Presenter

Amy Haile

Amy Haile is the executive director of Champions for Children, Inc., the Tampa Bay region’s leading agency focused exclusively on the prevention of child abuse and neglect, which is accomplished through evidence-based and research-informed family education programs that promote positive parenting and child development. 

Amy blends 30 years of private and public service experience with advanced degrees in behavioral science and is a proud alumni of the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management program from the University of Tampa. Her role as a peer reviewer for the Council on Accreditation allows her to witness how other family-serving organizations are innovating and implementing best practices across the country. Amy is completing her final requirements for a doctor of public health degree from the University of South Florida, where she has focused her research on succession planning in nonprofit organizations.


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