Executive Director

NonProfit Executive Search
July 15, 2023
Fort Worth, Texas, TX
Job Type


Mental Health Connection of Tarrant County is a collaboration of dues-paying members who share a common vision of a comprehensive, coordinated mental health system in Tarrant County that ensures all people have equitable access to high-quality services when needed.  Our mission is to integrate and strengthen the mental health system in Tarrant County by developing long-term systemic changes while addressing emerging needs within our community.



The Executive Director reports to and is responsible for collaborating with the Board of Directors to establish and fulfill the vision and mission of MHC. The Executive Director will be responsible for building and overseeing a strong leadership team of dedicated and passionate staff committed to executing MHC’s mission, membership engagement, fundraising strategy, and financial and operational oversight. The Executive Director is responsible for a one-million-dollar budget, leading a team of two employees and engaging 50+ agency members.



Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will lead and direct the day-to-day operations to foster growth and fulfill the MHC mission.


  • Organizational Leadership: Lead organization’s culture, talent, and people development. Create a work environment that attracts, retains, and motivates a diverse staff of top-quality people.
  • Board Governance: Collaborate with the Board to set organizational priorities and strategies. Maintain regular and ongoing communication, keeping the Board apprised of key issues. Ensure the Board is fully informed on the financial condition of the organization and factors influencing it.
  • Strategic Planning and Operational Execution: In collaboration with the board of directors, lead the strategic planning efforts, set the organizational vision, and shepherd the fulfillment of MHC’s mission, developing organizational goals and initiatives to guide the organization’s long-term growth.
  • Membership: Optimize member engagement and experience. Design, evaluate and implement membership growth and retention strategy that aligns with MHC’s strategic objectives while maintaining existing member base. Keep up-to-date with research, best practices, and trends regarding Mental Health.
  • Fundraising and Donor Management: Develop, evolve, and execute a multi-faceted development strategy to strengthen and diversify funding sources. Conduct proactive donor retention and stewardship planning.
  • Public Relations: Create compelling ways to tell MHC’s story through innovative marketing strategies. Serve as the public face of MHC, ensuring its mission is consistently presented in a strong, positive image.
  • Financial Management: Manage all aspects of financial management, including budgets, and timely and accurate reporting, to ensure a strong favorable financial position.
  • Legal and Regulatory: Ensure compliance with all legal regulations, contracts, grants, and donor intent.
  • Technology: Ensure information technology systems are fully functioning and up-to-date, including website and other communications tools.



The ideal candidate will have at least ten years of demonstrated nonprofit senior leadership. A Bachelor’s Degree is required. A graduate degree is preferred. Job-related experience may be substituted for completion of a graduate degree.

Application Instructions

Please send your resume to:  npexecsearch@gmail.com

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