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About This Resource

In 2022 we kicked off a 4-part webinar the series lead by former ESE leader and now consultant Tess Reynolds. In this series we focused on, the tough but much needed topic, of succession planning.

In session 3 we walked through all of the steps for activating a succession plan, which include:

  • Determining a leader’s transition date
  • Pre-departure planning
  • Communications plans
  • Search firms, how best to support the new leader, and more
Below is the session recording and accompanying materials.

About On-Hand Leadership Partners

On-Hand Leadership Partners was founded by Tess Escay Reynolds, who is a Leadership Advisor, Coach and Consultant for nonprofits and philanthropy.  She brings on-the-ground leadership experience and demonstrated success in program and talent outcomes.  Currently Tess works with ED/CEOs, leadership teams and Boards to achieve sustained impact for the people they serve and lead. Her work includes executive coaching, Board development, succession planning and the design and facilitation of staff and board retreats and leadership workshops. Previously, Tess was CEO of New Door Ventures for 16 ½ years.