Welcome to Interim Executives Academy

Our management tools and service protocols represent nearly two decades of professional interim executive engagements that shape an executive vacancy and transition as a highly unique and strategic opportunity for community impact organizations including associations, labor unions, and congregations.



Interim Executives Academy: Class #17

Tuesdays, October 3 - November 21

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PT


Research to Practice Forum: Trends in Giving

Wednesday, October 18

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PT



Over an eight-week period, the Interim Executives Academy offers a deep-dive immersion experience that includes lectures, cameo presenters and roundtable discussions. At the conclusion of the Academy, participants will be awarded a certificate of completion and a badge.

Week 1- An Introduction to Interim Leadership

Week 2 -The Engagement Phase

Week 3 - The Diagnostic Phase

Week 4- The Planning Phase

Week 5 - The Intervention Phase, Pt. 1

Week 6- The Intervention Phase, Pt. 2

Week 7 - The Succession Phase

Week 8 - The Pivot Phase

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Learn more about each session on the Interim Executives Academy Fact Sheet.

The graduates of Interim Executives Academy are available to work as vetted, highly-trained nonprofit interim executive directors. From the training and experience at Interim Executives Academy, the graduates are able to provide a series of 6 phases, 13 protocols and 6 interventions to ensure a successful leadership transition. They will also have access to mentorship and coaching through our leadership community of interim professionals.

To learn more about the Interim Executives Academy graduates go to Engage a Nonprofit Interim Executive.

An opportunity to Grow Your Nonprofit experience into an Interim leader position

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Ruthann Howell
Seattle, Washington

Ingrid Kirst
Lincoln, Nebraska

Our Clients

Third Sector Company has proudly served over 700 nonprofit organizations across the United States since opening its doors in 2002 through Interim Management, Training, Executive Mentoring or Consultation. Here is just a small sample of the breadth of great causes and organizations that we are proud to serve.

Our Background

Since 2002, Third Sector Company has been a national pioneer in the study and advancement of interim leadership for nonprofits organizations.