Welcome to Interim Executives Academy

Our management tools and service protocols represent nearly two decades of interim leadership experience to shape a nonprofit executive vacancy as a highly unique and sophisticated capacity-building opportunity for charitable organizations, associations, labor unions, and congregations.



Interim Executives Academy: Class #8

November 2 - December 21

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM PT

Interim Executives Information-Exchange

November 9

10:30 AM - 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 badge. The Academy experience includes the following comprehensive package of support services:

  • Interim Academy Learning Sessions held weekly for eight weeks using ZOOM technology to connect aspiring and practicing interims to engage in ten and half hours of curricula using Third Sector Company’s six-phase approach to methodical interim leadership.
  • Interim Executives Roundtables provide an opportunity for Academy participants to engage with class members and other interims from across the country in facilitated discussions featuring guest experts on specific topics related to strategic transitional leadership.
  • Interim Executives Information-Exchange offers an “open mic” and generative approach to discussing interim leadership questions and experience in real-time. Each session is based on topics submitted by the participants.
  • Interim Executives Academy LinkedIn Group is an invitation-only social media forum for Academy registrants and alumni to post questions, participate in discussions and access Academy materials.
  • Interim Executives Professional Directory which allows Academy graduates to post their resume for six months on the Interim Executives Academy website for prospective employers to easily access information about the credentials and interests of prospective interim leaders.

To see more about the Interim Executives Academy Experience view the Fact Sheet.

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

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Seattle, Washington

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Tucson, Arizona

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Our Clients

Third Sector Company has proudly served over 600 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver B.C., and Sacramento 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.