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LAND studio engages search firm to find new Executive Director

December 20, 2016

CLEVELAND, OHIO (December 2016) – The Board of Directors of LAND studio has begun the search for the organization’s next Executive Director, retaining Waverly Partners LLC as its executive search firm. Board member Leah Gary will head an 8-member search committee that will work with Waverly Partners to identify qualified local, regional and national candidates.

“Our committee has developed a profile with the experience and leadership characteristics of our preferred candidate,” Gary said. “We are open to executives with backgrounds in cultural arts, park systems, community support organizations, unique economic development entities, or perhaps other kinds of nonprofit, private or public sector experience.” The position profile is available below as a pdf attachment. 

Ann Zoller, who has served the organization and predecessor entities for over 20 years, announced her intention to step down when her successor is appointed.

For more information about the search, contact Waverly Partners search consultants Heidi Milosovic and Eric Peterson at; all inquiries will be held in confidence.

About LAND studio
LAND studio is a Cleveland-based nonprofit that is dedicated to transforming and revitalizing public spaces in Cleveland and its neighborhoods through collaborations in public art, creative design, and dynamic programming. To learn more visit

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