The Wyoming Business Council (WBC) seeks a dynamic, creative and energetic leader as its next CEO to lead the state of Wyoming’s economic development agency. The Wyoming Business Council creates new opportunities for current and future generations of Wyomingites by adding value to Wyoming’s core industries and leveraging them to activate new economic sectors. We serve businesses, entrepreneurs and startups, industry, communities and current and future generations of Wyomingites. As CEO for the Wyoming Business Council, you’ll get to: Lead the organization to realize diverse, broad and lasting economic growth for Wyoming to prosper by creating and nurturing a unique organizational culture inspired to reach its greatest potential. With the WBC Board of Directors, a team of independent leaders, partner organizations and elected officials, the CEO will establish long-range goals, plans and strategies that support statewide economic development efforts. The CEO will actively engage with business leaders, stakeholders, elected officials, partner organizations and the general public to ensure a continuous evolution of WBC programs and services that address the needs of businesses and communities around the state. A successful CEO will have a combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in business plus ten years’ experience leading diverse teams as a senior leader. Must have successful experience driving an organization from strategy implementation to execution along with established business experience in the for profit sector. Additional experience leading an economic development organization and/or a public agency is helpful. Outside of formal education and experience, it is important for the CEO to be a proven leader that inspires and motivates others to perform at their peak. The internal and external environment for WBC is highly collaborative so being a strong builder of partnerships, successful teams and trust will be critical to success. This position reports to a 15-member Board of Directors appointed and co-chaired by the Governor and confirmed by the Wyoming Senate. Candidates should live in Cheyenne, WY or be willing to relocate as may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the job. Extensive travel and varied hours will be required. Selection Process: This is a very important role for the current and future economic environment in Wyoming. The process will have several steps with separate final interviews with the Governor of Wyoming and WBC’s 15-member Board of Directors in a format that is open to the public. Semi-finalists will be required to authorize a credit and criminal background investigation. The Wyoming Business Council offers a competitive salary and benefit package. Starting salary is $140,000, plus benefits. The Board of Directors is prepared to evaluate compensation for the ideal candidate who can master private sector experiences in the public sector arena. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Timeline: The Board of Directors is hopeful to have conducted interviews and completed the hiring process of CEO by January 31, 2020. Complete job description and applications are available on the web: http://www.wyomingbusiness.org/content/jobs . Send completed application, resume and letter of interest to WBC Search Committee at the Wyoming Business Council, 214 W 15th Street; Cheyenne, WY 82002 or e-mail email@example.com Application materials are due by Monday, November 25, 2019. There is no guarantee that materials will be reviewed by the committee after the deadline. To learn more about what it’s like to work for the Wyoming Business Council, check out our Driver’s Manual. The Wyoming Business Council is an at-will employer.