About Us

With over 40 years of experience as the only national non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to community college and Governing Boards, ACCT Executive Search Services delivers trusted and nationally acclaimed services in all phases of community college executive searches. We have successfully completed over 400 CEO Executive Searches ranging from campus presidents to state system presidents.  Focusing on two-year public community and technical colleges, we are uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive search assistance, recruitment of a diverse and high quality pool of candidates, and guidance on a sound process to the Board and the college.


Boards of Trustees, college administrators and applicants have come to rely on our reputation for confidentiality and proven results.  We have set the gold standard for transparent, fair, inclusive and successful searches.  Our network of contacts within the community college world enables ACCT’s Executive Search Services to reach a broad spectrum of highly qualified educational professionals and this translates into effective searches, excellent candidates and successful outcomes across the board.

ACCT’s Board Leadership Services exists to:

Enhance the ability of community college boards to effectively carry out their roles and responsibilities.

Support community college boards in their efforts to govern and develop policies that focus on meeting community needs.

Build community college boards’ capacity through education and training programs.

Assist community college boards in the recruitment, selection and retention of chief executive officers of the highest caliber.