Nonprofit Leadership In Transition: PIED

Level III
Instructor: Jarrett Ransom

Nonprofit Leadership In Transition: PIED

COURSE #30518204   Leadership is at the heart of any nonprofit organization. But what happens when the Executive Director leaves?  What is the exit is unplanned and sudden?  A PIED might be the best course of action.  A Professional Interim Executive Director is a strategic approach to dealing with a change in leadership.  In this discussion, conducted by the American Nonprofit Academy, Jarrett Ransom presents a thoughtful, precise and achievable plan for working with a PIED.

Jarrett Ransom
The Rayvan Group

This course covers:

  • How a PIED functions
  • Truth To Power - PIED Assessment
  • Areas of responsibility and how PIEDs work with a BOD
  • Time-frames and costs associated with contracting a PIED
  • How PIEDs work with donors and funders
  • The process PIEDs take in creating stability and forward motion

Level of Rigor / Difficulty - INTERMEDIATE +

Recommended Prerequisites - None.  Course 30518205 PIED Assessment Tools is a specific guide and process that PIEDs should use as discussed in this course.

Jarrett Ransom
Jarrett Ransom
President / CEO

About The Instructor

Jarrett Ransom started The Rayvan Group in 2009 and brings more than 15 years’ experience with international, national and local organizations, including Girls Golf of Phoenix, Habitat for Humanity, the Paraiso Project and St. Mary's Food Bank. She has successfully managed development and communications functions for more than 10 campaigns with a combined goal totaling $6 million. 

She is passionate about creating community, empowering others to see and exceed their full potential, and crafting compelling stories in support of mission-driven organizations. 

Jarrett holds an MBA in business from the University of Phoenix and Certificate of Grant Writing from The Grantsmanship Center Institute.  Awards include Greater Phoenix Athena Nominee, AmAZing Women of Arizona recipient and the Global Women's Summit Leadership Award. 


Course Contents

1 Video
1.0 hr

Course Curriculum

Leadership in Transition: Engaging a PIED