Nonprofit executive search firm Talbott Talent recently welcomed Erica Poff, MA, CAE, PMP, IOM, as its new Vice President. Poff will implement internal business practices, contribute to company strategy, and manage nonprofit executive search and consulting projects, among other duties.

Prior to her position at Talbott Talent, Poff worked as Director, Global Strategic Advancement for the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), where she led planning and implementation of a global outreach strategy and managed working partnerships with other organizations.

Poff’s past roles also include Government Affairs and Outreach Manager for the BCSP and Program Officer, Africa for the Center of International Enterprise in Washington DC. Overall, she brings more than a decade of experience in nonprofit development to her new role at Talbott Talent.

“I’ve spent my entire career in the nonprofit field because I’m drawn to the mission-driven nature of this work and the incredible impact nonprofit organizations can have on their communities,” says Poff. “Having the opportunity to support nonprofit excellence through talent development and consulting is a great fit for me both personally and professionally.”

A member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and the Indiana Society of Association Executives (ISAE), Poff earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees from Ohio University. She is recognized as a Certified Association Professional by ASAE and a Project Management Professional by the Project Management Institute.

“Erica’s expertise complements our existing team well, rounding out our ability to serve a variety of organizations and increasing the lasting impact we will have on our clients,” says Leah York, CAE, President of Talbott Talent. “Erica’s professionalism, depth of firsthand knowledge, and dedication to the nonprofit sector continually impress me. I’m so pleased to have her on our team.”

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