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Space Foundation Launches CEO Search

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 1, 2016) - The Space Foundation Board of Directors has begun a global search to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer.

The CEO will be based at Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., to lead a premier team of 50 professionals providing advocacy and education services to the space industry, educators and students, government officials and news media around the world.

The Space Foundation has three times been named by The Nonprofit Times as among the 50 best nonprofit organizations to work for in the U.S.

The search is being managed by McAleer Gray, a retained executive recruiting and leadership services firm based in Denver. Applicants may contact McAleer Gray via email to Terrance McAleer ([email protected]) or Brad Gray ([email protected]). No calls or inquiries will be accepted at the Space Foundation.

The Space Foundation CEO position has been vacant since Oct. 24, 2016, following the resignation of the previous CEO. Chief Operating Officer Shelli Brunswick is currently Acting CEO. See more about Space Foundation leadership and its Board of Directors by visiting

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit both of our websites – and – and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.