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President / CEO

Los Angeles, CA, USA | Non Profit Organization

  • Industry:
    Non-Profit / Social Enterprise
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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Economic Resources Corporation is seeking an innovative, inspiring, and business savvy leader to be its next President/CEO. This is a unique opportunity to be at the helm of a self-supporting organization with a 50-year history of creating new jobs, higher incomes, and entrepreneurial opportunities in underserved Los Angeles communities.

The President/CEO is responsible for providing strategic and managerial leadership for the company, and will carry out this responsibility by working with the Board and management staff in establishing long-range goals in support of the company’s values and non-profit economic development mission. The President/CEO is also responsible for overseeing all company operations, creating and maintaining a corporate vision and culture consistent with the company’s mission and business model, and executing the operating plan through the supervision of subordinate management.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right executive to help ERC become a regional leader in not-for-profit real estate investing, expand ERC’s footprint, and clearly impact the economic viability of the communities that ERC invests in.


·Leads the Corporation with a clearly defined sense of business direction, purpose and mission.

·Responsible for creating, planning, implementing, and integrating the strategic direction of the company.

·Develops and implements a well-defined operating strategy to advance the company’s mission and objectives and maintain its economic sustainability.

·Oversees all operations of the organization in accordance with the established strategic plan and corporate values.

·Establishes, monitors and maintains appropriate management systems to provide for the effective control of operations and minimize risks.

·Provides adequate and timely information to the Board of Directors to enable it to effectively execute its oversight role.

·Coordinates with the Board of Directors in developing the policies and procedures required to provide appropriate direction to the organization.

·Assists the Board of Directors in the selection and transition of successor executive management.

·Develops and maintains relationships with other organizations, industry and government officials that are in the best interest of the company.


The President/CEO will be deeply connected to Los Angeles and the history of South Los Angeles. This savvy individual will know the political landscape of both Los Angeles and California, will understand the challenges of working in the region, and will be familiar with the key players and processes around promoting business, development, and investment. The President/CEO will bring a broad understanding of multiple sectors, including government, commercial real estate, and nonprofit structures and systems. Coming from a business background, this leader will have an understanding of economic and community development through real estate.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager with a minimum of 15 years of diversified corporate, financial, and general management experience. This individual will have a history of developing strategic, operational and financial plans, formulating policy, effectively managing capital resources, and implementing new strategies and procedures. MBA or technical graduate level academic degree preferred.


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