NeighborHealth Center Chief Executive Officer


KEES has been exclusively retained by the Board of NeighborHealth Centers in its search for a new Chief Executive Officer.
The Board of Directors of Raleigh’s only Christian health center (a Federally Qualified Health Center Look Alike) is seeking a servant-leader for the role of CEO, who desires to serve the community through faith by confidently leading NeighborHealth in its delivery of person-centered health care. Having successfully adapted and increased its capacity to deliver quality care over the past year during the pandemic, NeighborHealth is looking ahead and planning for additional growth in patient numbers and expansion into geographic areas served.
NeighborHealth’s post-pandemic chapter will be one of thoughtful evolution and measured development, requiring a skillful leader who can successfully navigate and guide the organization through the process while not losing site of the core values and
mission upon which it was founded. Relationship building skills, compassion, and the ability to maintain a long-term focus on the direction of the organization is essential. Reporting to a Board of Directors, the CEO will oversee 12 providers and 50+ staff members and contractors (with 5 direct reports).
Some Specific Requirements Are:

  • A minimum of 7 years of management experience, demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the medical, financial, and administrative duties involved in directing the operations of an FQHC or FQHC Look-Alike is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing an organization for growth and expansion and successfully providing steadfast leadership during transition.
  • Embraces and personifies the mission and core values of NeighborHealth as well as fully live the statement of faith.
  • Track record in financial management, stewardship, and developing strategies to successfully increase revenue.
  • Prior experience working in a multi-cultural setting. Applicants with fluency in a language other than English, are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree in business or health care management preferred.
To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, applications will only be accepted via the application link on this page (in the KEES Applicant System). This position offers a competitive salary with strong benefits. Relocation assistance is negotiable. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.
NeighborHealth Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.

This search is being managed by Heather Eddy, President and CEO, and Kiana Martin, Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to
About KEES
KEES (formerly Alford Executive Search) is a nonprofit executive search firm that builds diverse teams and dynamic leaders in the nonprofit and public entity sectors. A woman owned and operated firm, KEES offers a full array of nonprofit consulting services including executive search, leadership development, interim staffing, and HR support. For more information, please visit
About NeighborHealth Center
The team at NeighborHealth not only strives to provide excellent medical services to treat their patients’ physical needs, but they are also concerned about their patients’ emotional/mental health and their spiritual health – person-centered health care. NeighborHealth’s services include Adult Health, Urgent Care, Chronic Disease Management, Children’s Health, Women/Prenatal Health, and Pharmacy services through the federal 340-B program. As a 501c3 nonprofit community health center, and the only regional Federally Qualified Health Center Look Alike (FQHC-LA), services are provided to underserved and low-income residents in Raleigh, North Carolina (Wake County). Last year, NeighborHealth served 4000+ patients from newborns to adults, an increase of 42% from the prior year. Of these patients, a third were uninsured, a third were covered by Medicaid, and over a third were best served in a language other than English. For more information about Neighbor Health Center, please visit

Contact: Kiana Martin

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