Board ProfileRose is an accomplished leader in talent strategy alignment. She founded her consulting business, Spano Pratt Executive Search in 2000 to provide thoughtful, high-quality talent acquisitions solutions to commercial and nonprofit organizations. She brings strong business acumen and 25 years of experience working with search committees comprised of both executive and non-executive board of directors. In addition, she has served on several philanthropic Foundation boards leading teams of board members in the stewardship of gifts including serving as Board President and stewarding a $3M gift.
Governance Experience includes:
President, Shorewood Community Foundation Board, 2018 (Director 2014-present)
Executive Committee and Director, Columbia College of Nursing, 2012-2020
Director, TEMPO Milwaukee, 2011 – 2018
Spano Pratt Executive Search –
Co =Founder and Managing Partner – mission at Spano Pratt Executive Search is to enhance the quality of communities through the recruitment and placement of strong leaders.
2000 – Present
Executive search professional and the co-owner and founder of Spano Pratt Executive Search, a retained executive search firm.
- Designed search strategy including competency modeling
- Facilitated collaborative talent selection with search committees
- Led hundreds of high-level executive search projects to successful conclusion
- Built this start up to be one of top 50 search firms serving the nonprofit sector
Recognition & Awards
Woman of Influence Award – 2015
Top 25 Executive Search Firms – Milwaukee region 2008-present
Top 50 Executive Search Firms – National 2017
PersonalMarried to Michael Iannelli for 30 years and together have raised a son. Interests include traveling, fitness, and cooking. Passionate about finding one's natural gifts and aligning with goals.
Functional ExpertiseHuman Resources
Talent Influencer with Entrepreneurial Spirit – Founder and managing partner of Spano Pratt Executive Search and have grown it to a top 50 nonprofit search firm in the country.
Leader of social media and marketing efforts for the firm including Talent Tapas, the well known e-newsletter reaching nearly 10,000 readers.
Trusted confident to strategic talent initiatives and organizational changes.