Executive Search Professional Josyanne Roche joins Arts Consulting Group as Vice President

Josyanne Roche Vice President

OCTOBER 13, 2022
Contact: Wendi Griffiths
(888) 234.4236 Ext. 231

BOSTON — Arts Consulting Group (ACG), the leading provider of hands-on management consulting services to the arts and culture industry, today announced that Josyanne Roche has joined the firm as Vice President to support the Executive Search practice area. Based in ACG’s Raleigh location, Roche brings many years of professional expertise to the firm in organizational development and leadership cultivation, recruitment, and placement.

Most recently, Roche served as Vice President and Senior Associate at Koya Partners, a Diversified Search Group company. At Koya, Roche’s work encompassed global, national, and regional clients from higher education, nonprofit, arts and culture, healthcare, and government sectors. With a deep understanding of each client’s vision and mission, Roche guided numerous executive search projects and delivered outstanding candidate placements. She also contributed to comprehensive candidate pipeline development, using outreach and data-driven research to ensure equity, diversity, and client compatibility in a rapidly evolving workforce.

Previously, Roche was an Associate at the international executive search and recruitment firm Odgers Berndtson with a focus in the higher education, healthcare, and academic medicine practices. She performed candidate identification research, outreach, and screening, devoting special attention to qualification match and candidate diversity. Roche began her executive search career at a boutique higher education search firm, Brill Neumann, where she fulfilled the role of Manager of Search Support. Prior to joining the executive search world, she worked in real estate and historic preservation, supporting various companies including NAI Hunneman, Building Conservation Associates, Inc., and Halstead Property, LLC.

In making the announcement, ACG Senior Vice President Wyona Lynch-McWhite said, “We are delighted to welcome Josyanne Roche to the ACG team as Vice President. Her industry knowledge and extensive expertise in executive search across a wide range of organizations make her a tremendous asset to ACG. With a proven track record of archiving outstanding results in organizational development, diverse talent recruitment, and executive leadership placement, Josyanne will be invaluable in helping our clients build effective and successful teams.”

“I’m absolutely delighted to join the team at Arts Consulting Group and bring my executive search experience to the firm,” said Roche. “I’ve always enjoyed working alongside clients specifically in the arts and culture sector and am excited for the opportunity to learn from the wonderful experiences of my ACG colleagues.”

Roche is an avid linguist and speaks French, Haitian Creole, conversational Japanese, and is in the early stages of learning Korean. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in media arts from Long Island University, with a concentration in photography and audio engineering.

About Arts Consulting Group

ACG is the leading provider of hands-on interim management, executive search, revenue enhancement, strategic planning & community engagement, facilities & program planning, and other capacity building services for the arts and culture industry. Founded in 1997, ACG is a full-service firm that effectively works with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, universities, government agencies, and for-profit entities that operate in the creative industries. The firm takes a contemporary approach to client challenges and opportunities focused on growing institutions, advancing arts and culture, and enhancing communities. ACG senior team members have leadership experience in every type of artistic and cultural discipline and they seamlessly adapt to clients’ rapidly changing strategies, business models, and operating environments. The firm currently has locations in Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Portland, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, DC. ACG employees and consultants are embedded in communities throughout North America to invigorate clients so that they can achieve the delicate balance between cultural impacts and business sustainability. For more information, please visit ArtsConsulting.com, contact info@ArtsConsulting.com, or call (888) 234.4236.

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