Centennial, an executive search firm, welcomes Mike Dunn as the Vice President of Executive Search. Dunn brings with him decades of experience in strategic operations, people management and marketing.
Most recently, Dunn was the Executive Director at the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, District Council of Cincinnati, where he led growth efforts that doubled the organization in size and annual operating revenue.
Prior to his 7 years at St. Vincent de Paul, Dunn was the Chief Revenue Officer of Athletics at Xavier University. In that role, he managed the introduction, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift donors which was a $70 million campaign. Throughout his 16-year tenure at Xavier, he also held the role of Director of Cintas Center as well as several marketing positions.
“Mike not only brings years of strategic leadership experience in the nonprofit space, but he also brings an incredible warmth and a genuine interest in people which is what sets Centennial apart in the recruiting industry,” said Marcus Gardner, President of Centennial. “Pairing his depth of experience with our 4C Recruiting Process® allows us to further our commitment to finding the best people for our clients’ leadership roles – and that really excites me.”
In his role at Centennial, Dunn will be responsible for enhancing Centennial’s client service opportunities and progressing the strategic plan to meet business objectives and goals. Dunn’s eye for continuous improvement will also further Centennial’s focus to provide excellent experiences for clients, candidates, business partners and employees.
“I am really excited about joining the team at Centennial,” said Dunn. “For the past forty-eight years Centennial has been doing the important work of helping organizations hire the best people to propel their organizations forward. Centennial is looking to grow their footprint in this community and regionally, and I look forward to contributing to that growth.”