Williams Named Managing Director of Armstrong McGuire

Shannon Williams has been named Armstrong McGuire’s Managing Director. After 15 years of leading clients through successful fundraising efforts, strategic planning processes and executive searches, Shannon’s focus will shift to support the firm’s team of senior and strategic advisors and the day-to-day management of the firm.

“It has been such a joy working with our clients to help them achieve their goals,” Williams said. “I am excited to redirect my energy into our amazing team of advisors, helping them develop the strategies that will propel our clients to even greater impact for the communities they serve.”

Shannon steps into this new role at a time when the firm is experiencing significant growth. Armstrong McGuire’s team of Senior Advisors has more than doubled in the past 12 months, while also building a team of Strategic Advisors with special skills and expertise that complements the firm’s core service offerings. In addition, the firm’s geographic footprint continues to expand across North Carolina and throughout the nation.

“Shannon has been central to the growth of our client work and to the overall success of our firm,” said founding principal Bert Armstrong. "As Managing Director Shannon will have the opportunity to touch and shape every aspect of the firm, helping our advisors deliver the highest quality counsel to our clients, and helping Armstrong McGuire achieve our long-term strategic goals.”

Armstrong McGuire is a leading executive search, fundraising and strategic advising firm that believes in unlocking the potential of nonprofit leaders and the communities they serve. Founded in 2004, our diverse team of advisors work with clients and leaders to align strategy, optimize operations, build capacity, and lead nationwide searches that bring supremely talented individuals to high-impact organizations. Learn more about our services in talent acquisition, fundraising counsel, and strategic planning by visiting our website.

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