GHP Recruits Board Members for Teach for America - New York
September 9, 2019 G reenwich Harbor Partners was retained to help grow the Teach for America New York board and has recruited two board members:
John Josephson is Chairman and CEO of SESAC Holdings, Inc., the leading performance-rights organization in the United States . Since his appointment as CEO in 2014, SESAC has expanded its music licensing activities across multiple rights categories and select international territories, transitioning SESAC from a performance rights to a “multi-rights” Music Rights Organization. Under Josephson’s leadership, SESAC acquired the Harry Fox Agency as well as Christian Copyright Licensing International, formed Mint Digital Services in partnership with SUISA, and, in 2017, was sold to Blackstone Group’s Core Equity fund. He has also overseen prominent signings of Adele, Mariah Carey, George Clinton, Randy Newman, R.E.M., Zac Brown Band and many more. Josephson currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Paley Center for Media and the Board of Directors of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Prior to SESAC, he was Managing Director with Allen & Co.
Deborah Rosado Shaw has joined the New York Board of Teach for America. Recently Deborah served as PepsiCo's SVP, Chief Global Diversity & Engagement, where she was responsible for driving innovation and optimizing high performance teams by leveraging the diverse strengths, backgrounds and perspectives of 260,000 associates operating in 200 countries and territories. Deborah is the Founder of the Rosado Shaw Group, LLC. a consulting and advisory firm focused on intervening in today’s complex challenges around culture, performance, talent engagement and diversity. She is a trusted advisor recognized for integrity, rigor and discipline in getting the job done. She has consistently delivered outstanding results across many industries including consumer products, cosmetics, food and beverage, private equity, retail and technology.
Teach For America works in partnership with urban and rural communities in more than 50 regions across the country to expand educational opportunity for children. Founded in 1990, Teach For America recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding leaders to make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to end educational inequity. Today Teach For America is a force of 56,000 alumni and corps members committed to profound systemic change. From classrooms to districts to state houses across America, they’re reimagining education to realize the day when every child has an equal opportunity to learn, to grow, to influence, and to lead. Teach For America is a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network.

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From Board Seat to C-Suite
NACD Directorship Magazine - July/August 2018
By Carrie and Ted Pryor
It’s generally understood that there is a dividing line between the board room and the C-suite — a line that’s only permeated when the CEO or another high-ranking executive is named to serve as a director. Yet little is said about the reverse: directors being elevated to the CEO role. It’s a corporate practice that is more common than many people realize. Conventional wisdom says that naming a directr as CEO for anything other than an interim period is a failure of the board to conduct a proper search or to have a viable succession plan.

However, we sought the opinions of knowledgeable executives and found not only that perspectives range widely, but that there are multiple situations where a board member might logically move into the CEO role permanently. Furthermore, there is a record of board members successfully adding value to companies as the new CEO.
Customer Success Recruiting Grows More Intense
Hunt Scanlon Media, May 8 2019 As choices for customers expand, companies are striving to provide better service to keep those they already have. Finding leadership trained in customer satisfaction is vital. Here’s some fresh insight from Greenwich Harbor Partners.

 “The trend has shifted entirely as more companies measure customer satisfaction and net promoter scores and the goal is more oriented around keeping existing customers and driving revenue growth,” said Ted Pryor , managing director of Greenwich Harbor Partners, a senior-level executive recruitment firm for the media and technology sector. “This environment calls for entirely different types of leaders with entirely different types of training.”
Our clients are entering new markets, developing new products, delivering new services and are looking for executives who can help drive growth.