[Owasp-board] MOTION: Bring in Scion Executive Search to Handle ED Search Process

Josh Sokol josh.sokol at owasp.org
Fri Jun 16 20:48:02 UTC 2017


Tom,

That is correct.  We would be paying them to effectively run the search and
hire process for us.  I would encourage all candidates to go through that
process.

~josh

On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 3:25 PM, Tom Pappas <tpappas at virtualmgmt.com> wrote:

> Hello Josh, so I have a couple of questions with regard to the note
> below.  Based on the billing it seems that Scion is handling the entire
> process and that any and all candidates should go through them, as I have
> just received the resume from the individual that we had identified and
> does this mean that Matt T either has to interview with Scion or is out of
> the running.  Just want to get a bit of clarity as to what the process is
> for candidates that Scion does not identify in their search.
>
>
>
> Take care
>
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> *From:* owasp-board-bounces+tpappas=virtualmgmt.com at lists.owasp.org
> [mailto:owasp-board-bounces+tpappas=virtualmgmt.com at lists.owasp.org] *On
> Behalf Of *Josh Sokol
> *Sent:* Friday, June 16, 2017 4:08 PM
> *To:* OWASP Board List <owasp-board at lists.owasp.org>
> *Subject:* [Owasp-board] MOTION: Bring in Scion Executive Search to
> Handle ED Search Process
>
>
>
> OWASP Board,
>
>
>
> There's been some discussion in the other thread regarding the proposal
> from Scion.  I am including the proposal as it contains answers to many of
> the questions that have been asked.  The only argument that I've really
> heard against this is monetary and I truly feel like we shouldn't let that
> stand in the way of hiring the best ED for the Foundation.  Given no
> internal expertise in these matters, it is my recommendation that the Board
> move forward with the proposal from Scion.  To that end, I have a question
> and a formal motion.
>
>
>
> Question: Would we like a six-month or twelve-month placement guarantee on
> the hire?  The difference is an additional 3% of the annual salary.
>
>
>
> *MOTION: The Board will allocate up to $45k to hire Scion Executive Search
> to conduct the search, evaluation, and hiring process for the new OWASP
> Executive Director.*
>
>
>
> This is based on the high-range salary estimate of $135k and 33% number
> for the 12-month placement.  This would be billed 1/3rd upon the signing of
> the contract, 1/3rd 60 days later, and 1/3rd on the new ED's start date.
>
>
>
> For the record, our ED recruitment process is stalled until we either
> approve or reject this motion.
>
>
>
> ~josh
>
>
>
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> *[image: Image removed by sender.] Scion Executive Search Proposal - Open
> Web Appl...
> <https://drive.google.com/a/owasp.org/file/d/0Bw1W2qFZ-xDGeWl6WUNIdlk3b3hSM0lvUmxKZjlBREFTZnlV/view?usp=drive_web>*
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